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  • Published: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount, [2005]
  • Year Published: 2005
  • Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 91 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Language: English
  • Format: DVD

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  • 0792196228 :
  • 097368038646


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A separate peace

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Call number: DVD Drama Separate

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Originally released as a motion picture in 2004.

Based on the novel by John Knowles.

J Barton, Jacob Pitts, Toby Moore, Danny Swerdlow, Hume Cronyn.

World War II rages overseas, the prestigious Devon prep school holds a summer session for boys trying to graduate before they are drafted. Among the students are two unlikely new roomates - Gene, a quiet, introspective bookworm; and Finny, a carefree and wildly popular athlete. Charmed by Finny, Gene joins him for a series of exciting escapades. But when Gene's grades decline, he suspects that Finny secretly wants him to fail. Fueled by anger and envy, Gene and Finny's relationship reaches a breaking point - exploding in a stunning dramatic moment that changes their lives forever.

DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo.

Contents: Separate peace.

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This was a good movie. I'm glad I randomly came acrossed it on the shelf. I'll file it under "little boy adventure stories."

Based on the book by John Knowles, it is a story of an odd couple set of young friends. One a bookish play by the rules kind of guy, and the other a popular jock who lives on the edge. One of them shares a secret. A secret of an event that changes their lives forever.

It's a darker "Dead Poets Society" of sorts.

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