- Published: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount, 
- Year Published: 2005
- Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 91 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
- Language: English
- Format: DVD
- 0792196228 :
- Yates, Peter, 1929-
- Barton, J.
- Pitts, Jacob.
- Moore, Toby.
- Swerdlow, Danny.
- Cronyn, Hume.
- Varese, Checco.
- Knowles, John, 1926-2001.
- Paramount Pictures Corporation.
- Roommates -- Drama.
- Preparatory schools -- Drama.
- Male friendship -- Drama.
- Feature films.
- Youth -- Feature.
- Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
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A separate peace
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Call number: DVD Drama Separate
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.
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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