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Author: Helen ShaverPatricia CharbonneauAudra LindleyNatalie CooperDonna DeitchAll authors
Publisher: New Almaden, CA : Wolfe Video, [2007], ©1986.
Series: Vintage collection (Wolfe Video)
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : 2-disc special edView all editions and formats
Summary:
Vivian is a repressed English professor who goes to Reno for a quickie divorce in 1959. She spends the weeks waiting for final divorce papers at a dumpy dude ranch. There she mets Cay, a beautiful young casino worker. The two develop a friendship that stirs desires in Vivian she cannot deny. Slowly their attraction deepens into bold sensuality as they develop a bond that renews their hearts--and breaks all the rules.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Erotic films
Feature films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Independent films
Lesbian films
Romance films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
DVD-Video discs
DVD
Video
Named Person: Jane Rule; Jane Rule
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Shaver; Patricia Charbonneau; Audra Lindley; Natalie Cooper; Donna Deitch; Jane Rule; Samuel Goldwyn Co.
ISBN: 1932134891 9781932134896
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
OCLC Number: 143608776
Notes: Based on the novel: Desert of the heart / by Jane Rule.
Edition from front cover of container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1985.
Special features: Previously unseen footage; director's commentary; interview with Patricia Charbonneau and Helen Shaver by director Donna Deitch; slide show; theatrical trailer.
Credits: Director of photography, Robert Elswit ; editor, Robert Estrin.
Cast: Helen Shaver, Patricia Charbonneau, Audra Lindley, Andra Akers, Gwen Welles, Dean Butler, Katie Labourdette, James Staley, Alex McArthur, Tyler Tyhurst, Denise Crosby, Antony Ponzini.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 2 videodiscs (94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby Digital 2.0; aspect ratio 16:9.
Contents: [disc 1]. Feature film (ca. 94 min.) --
[disc 2]. Bonus features (ca. 42 min.).
Series Title: Vintage collection (Wolfe Video)
Responsibility: the Samuel Goldwyn Company ; screenplay by Natalie Cooper ; produced and directed by Donna Deitch.

Abstract:

Vivian is a repressed English professor who goes to Reno for a quickie divorce in 1959. She spends the weeks waiting for final divorce papers at a dumpy dude ranch. There she mets Cay, a beautiful young casino worker. The two develop a friendship that stirs desires in Vivian she cannot deny. Slowly their attraction deepens into bold sensuality as they develop a bond that renews their hearts--and breaks all the rules.
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