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General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2004.
General Note
Special features: optional audio commentary by director Irwin Winkler and Kevin Kline; optional audio commentary by director Irwin Winkler and writer Jay Cocks; "Making of De-Lovely" featurette (26 min.); "Music of De-Lovely" featurette (16 min.); "Anatomy of a scene: Be a clown" featurette (6 min.); "Anatomy of a scene: Love for sale" short (4 min.); deleted scenes (14 min.); original theatrical trailer (3 min.); soundtrack TV spot (1 min.).
Restrictions on Access
Restricted: For teaching purposes only.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Tony Pierce-Roberts ; editor, Julie Monroe ; music & lyrics by Cole Porter ; music arranged and produced by Stephen Endelman ; production designer, Eve Stewart ; art direction, John Hill ; set decoration, John Bush ; costume designer, Janty Yates ; executive producers, Simon Channing Williams, Gail Egan.
Kevin Kline, Ashley Judd, Jonathan Pryce, Kevin McNally, Sandra Nelson, Allan Corduner, Peter Polycarpou, Keith Allen, James Wilby.
Musical performers: Robbie Williams, Lemar, Elvis Costello, Alanis Morrisette, John Barrowman, Caroline O'Connor, Sheryl Crow, Mick Hucknall, Diana Krall, Vivian Green, Lara Fabian, Mario Frangoulis, Natalie Cole.
A musical portrait of American composer Cole Porter. The film imagines Porter looking back on his life as a stage show, with past memories taking shape as numbers in an elaborate and elegant musical accompanied by his songs. His personal history is illustrated by these performances, especially the complicated relationship with his wife, wealthy socialite Linda Lee Porter, who is shown as being the main inspiration for his work despite his extramarital affairs.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for sexual content.
System Details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen format (16:9, aspect ratio 2.35:1); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround (English), stereo surround (French, Spanish).
Dialogue in English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish with optional English, French and Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Winkler, I., Cocks, J., Cowan, R. (., Winkler, C., Porter, C., Kline, K., Judd, A., Pryce, J., McNally, K., Nelson, S., Williams, R., Lemar., Costello, E., Morissette, A., Barrowman, J., O'Connor, C., Crow, S., Hucknall, M., Krall, D., Green, V. (., Fabian, L., Frangoulis, M., Cole, N., Pierce-Roberts, T., & Endelman, S. (2004). De-lovely (Special edition.). MGM Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Irwin. Winkler et al.. 2004. De-lovely. MGM Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Irwin. Winkler et al.. De-lovely MGM Home Entertainment, 2004.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Winkler, Irwin., et al. De-lovely Special edition., MGM Home Entertainment, 2004.

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