The Dresser

The Dresser

Director: Peter Yates Cast: Albert Finney, Tom Courtenay, Edward Fox

DVD (Wide Screen)


Nominated for five Academy Awards, including Best Picture, The Dresser centers on the affectionate relationship between a stage actor and his dresser, working in a touring company of King Lear against the backdrop of an England ravaged by war. Based on a play by Ronald Harwood, the film is presented on this modest DVD. Transferred in the widescreen format, The Dresser features its English soundtrack in Dolby Digital Stereo. Optional English subtitles are also provided.

Product Details

Release Date: 04/06/2004
UPC: 0043396037465
Original Release: 1983
Rating: PG
Source: Sony Pictures
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby Digital]
Time: 1:58:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; [None specified]

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Albert Finney Sir
Tom Courtenay Norman
Edward Fox Oxenby
Zena Walker Her Ladyship
Eileen Atkins Madge
Michael Gough Frank Carrington
Cathryn Harrison Irene
Betty Marsden Violet Manning
Sheila Reid Lydia Gibson
Lockwood West Geoffrey Thornton
Christopher Atkins Actor
Paul Luty Stallkeeper
Alan Starkey Train Guard
Donald Eccles Mr. Godstone
Llewellyn Rees Horace Brown
Guy Manning Benton
Kevin Stoney C. Rivers Lane
Ann Way Miss White
John Sharp Mr. Bottomley
Kathy Staff Bombazine Woman
Roger Avon Charles
Stuart Richman Evelyn's Friend
Joe Belcher Arthur

Technical Credits
Peter Yates Director,Producer,Screenwriter
Andy Armstrong Asst. Director
Alan Boyle Makeup
David John & the Mood Sound/Sound Designer
Colin Grimes Art Director
Stephen B. Grimes Production Designer
Ronald Harwood Producer,Screenwriter
James Horner Score Composer
Ray Lovejoy Editor
Josie MacAvin Set Decoration/Design
H. Nathan Costumes/Costume Designer
Bermans and Nathans Costumes/Costume Designer
Kelvin Pike Cinematographer
Nigel Wooll Associate Producer

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Start [:24]
2. Othello [2:54]
3. A Very Low State [11:53]
4. The Show Must Go On [6:30]
5. The Air Raid Warning [34:23]
6. King Lear [5:07]
7. The Rainmakers [3:20]
8. To Sir, with Love [7:40]
9. Final Act [13:16]
10. Curtain Call [8:21]
11. A Short Death Scene [2:32]
12. "What About Me?" [2:36]

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The Dresser 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I have watched it 5 times and I will probably watch it 50 more times. It is that good!