Special features, languages, and subtitles may vary.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1988.
Based on the novel by Iris Rainer Dart.
Special features: bloopers; music video: 'Wind Beneath My Wings' by Bette Midler; "AFI's 100 years ... 100 songs with Bette Midler"; Mayim Bialik remembers Beaches; Barbara Hershey screen test; audio commentary; theatrical trailer.
Director of photography, Dante Spinotti ; film editor, Richard Halsey ; music, Georges Delerue.
Bette Midler, Barbara Hershey, John Heard, Spalding Gray, James Read, Lainie Kazan.
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital surround sound.
English or French dialogue optional English SDH and French subtitles; closed-captioned in English.