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Empire of light [videorecording] / Searchlight Pictures presents ; in association with TSG Entertainment ; a Neal Street production ; produced by Pippa Harris, Sam Mendes ; written and directed by Sam Mendes.

Mendes, Sam, (film director,, screenwriter,, film producer.). Harris, Pippa, (film producer.). Colman, Olivia, (actor.). Ward, Micheal, 1995- (actor.). Brooke, Tom, 1978- (actor.). Moodie, Tanya, (actor.). Onslow, Hannah, (actor.). Clarke, Crystal (Actor), (actor.). Jones, Toby, 1966- (actor.). Firth, Colin, 1960- (actor.). Reznor, Trent, (composer (expression)). Ross, Atticus, 1968- (composer (expression)). Smith, Lee, 1962- (editor of moving image work.). Deakins, Roger A., (1949-, director of photography.). 20th Century Studios, (publisher.). Searchlight Pictures, (presenter,, publisher.). TSG Entertainment, (presenter.). Neal Street Productions, (production company.). Bueana Vista Home Entertainment (Firm), (distributor.). Olivia Colman, Micheal Ward, Tom Brooke, Tanya Moodie, Hannah Onslow, Crystal Clarke, Toby Jones, Colin Firth. (Cast).


A drama about the power of human connection during turbulent times, set in an English coastal town in the early 1980s.

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (115 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Los Angeles, California] : Searchlight Pictures, [2023]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2022.
Widescreen (2.39:1).
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music, Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross ; editor, Lee Smith ; director of photography, Roger Deakins.
Participant or Performer Note:
Olivia Colman, Micheal Ward, Tom Brooke, Tanya Moodie, Hannah Onslow, Crystal Clarke, Toby Jones, Colin Firth.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for sexual content, language and brief violence.
System Details Note:
DVD, widescreen; Dolby digital 5.1 & AD 2.0 described video ; region 1, NTSC.
Language Note:
English dialogue; French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); English described video.
Subject: Man-woman relationships > Drama.
England > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Fiction films.
Historical films.
Romance films.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilites.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

Available copies

  • 22 of 27 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Fontana Regional Library.


  • 0 current holds with 27 total copies.
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