Parade's end
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DVD PARADES
  
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DVD, Videorecording, Projected Medium, Visual Materials
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[New York, N.Y.] : Home Box Office, Inc., [2013]
Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2013]
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2 videodiscs (approximately 300 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
4 3/4 in.
digital optical surround
laser optical, NTSC
video file DVD video Region 1
  
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TV rating: TV-MA.
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Set over a tumultuous ten-year period in the early 20th century, this five-hour HBO miniseries tells the story of an honorable Englishman coping with his growing disillusion at the end of a privileged era and the beginning of a new, egalitarian society. As the comfortable certainties of Edwardian England begin to give way to the chaos and destruction of WWI, nobleman Christopher Tietjens puts principles first by marrying Sylvia, a pretty, manipulative socialite who gives birth to a child who may not be his. Christopher endures his new wife's whims and overt indiscretions, foreseeing a cold future with Sylvia at his family's palatial estate, Groby Hall. He finds himself inexorably drawn to a young suffragette, Valentine Wannop, but refuses to give in to their mutual passion or end his marriage with Sylvia, who is alternately infuriated and infatuated by her incorruptible husband. The onset of war, combined with the advent of feminism at home, ushers in far-reaching changes for the English status quo, gradually eroding the constraints that have kept Christopher tethered to his aristocratic past.
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Special features, languages and subtitles may vary.
Based on the novels of Ford Madox Ford.
Originally broadcast on television in Great Britain on BBC Two in 2012. Originally broadcast on television in the United States on HBO in 2013.
"HBO Home Entertainment"--Container.
Bonus feature: Tom Stoppard interview on KCRW's The treatment with Elvis Mitchell.
Rebecca Hall, Benedict Cumberbatch, Roger Allam, Adelaide Clemens, Anne-Marie Duff, Rupert Everett, Stephen Graham, Janet McTeer, Miranda Richardson.
DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround (English and French) and 2.0 (Spanish).
In English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish, with optional subtitles in English, Spanish or French; closed-captioned.
Title from disc surface.
Contents:
Disc one. Part one ; Part two ; Part three -- Disc two. Part four ; Part five.
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