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The grifters [videorecording] / Cineplex Odeon Films presents ; a Martin Scorsese production of ; a Stephen Frears film ; screenplay by Donald E. Westlake ; produced by Martin Scorsese, Robert A. Harris, Jim Painten ; directed by Stephen Frears.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Media Center DVD 6264 37684001087270 Annex Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : Miramax Films : c2011.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the novel by Jim Thompson.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1990.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music, Elmer Bernstein ; director of photography, Oliver Stapleton ; film editor, Mick Audsley.
Participant or Performer Note:
John Cusack, Anjelica Huston, Annette Bening, Pat Hingle, J.T. Walsh, Charles Napier, Henry Jones, Gailard Sartain.
Summary, etc.:
Three con artists walk on the razor's edge of life. Lilly has decided it's time to get out, and wants her son out, too. But Roy has fallen for sleek Myra, who wants him for her partner.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, region 1 ; widescreen, aspect ratio 1.85:1 ; Dolby Digital surround sound.
Awards Note:
Edgar Allan Poe Awards, 1991: Best motion picture (Donald E. Westlake)
Independent Spirit Awards, 1991: Best feature (Robert A. Harris, Jim Painten, Martin Scorsese) ; Best female lead (Anjelica Huston)
National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA, 1991: Best actress (Anjelica Huston) ; Best supporting actress (Annette Bening)
Subject: Swindlers and swindling > Drama.
Murder > Drama.
Genre: Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Detective and mystery films.

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