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Misbehaviour

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Title Misbehaviour [videorecording].
Publisher/Date [Australia] : Universal Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2021]
©2020.
Pagination etc. 1 DVD (102 min.) : sound, colour ; 12 cm.
Contents note Originally released as a motion picture in 2020.
Anamorphic widescreen (2.39:1).
Special features: cast interviews ; behind-the-scenes featurettes ; theatrical trailer.
Creation Note Produced by Suzanne Mackie, Sarah Jane Wheale ; story written by Rebecca Frayn ; screenplay by Rebecca Frayn and Gaby Chiappe ; directed by Philippa Lowthorpe.
Performer note Keira Knightley, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Jessie Buckley, Keeley Hawes, Phyllis Logan, Lesley Manville, Rhys Ifans, Greg Kinnear.
Summary Note "In 1970, the Miss World competition took place in London, hosted by US comedy legend, Bob Hope. At the time, Miss World was the most-watched TV show on the planet with over 100 million viewers. Claiming that beauty competitions demeaned women, the newly formed Women's Liberation Movement achieved overnight fame by invading the stage and disrupting the live broadcast of the competition. Not only that, when the show resumed, the result caused uproar: the winner was not the Swedish favourite but Miss Grenada, the first black woman to be crowned Miss World. In a matter of hours, a global audience had witnessed the patriarchy driven from the stage and the Western ideal of beauty turned on its head"--Container.
Target audience note Rated: M.
Language note In English.
Subject Miss World Pageant -- Drama
Feminism -- Drama
Racism -- Drama
Women, Black -- Drama
London (England) -- Drama
Feature films.
Historical films.
Biographical films.
Fiction films.
Added Author Lowthorpe, Philippa film director.
Frayn, Rebecca screenwriter.
Chiappe, Gaby screenwriter.
Mackie, Suzanne film producer.
Wheale, Sarah Jane film producer.
Knightley, Keira, 1985- actor.
Mbatha-Raw, Gugu, 1983- actor.
Buckley, Jessie, 1989- actor.
Hawes, Keeley, 1976- actor.
Logan, Phyllis actor.
Manville, Lesley actor.
Ifans, Rhys, 1967- actor.
Kinnear, Greg, 1963- actor.
Shelf Location DVD F MISB
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