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The Trip to Bountiful in February

Fremantle Home Entertainment & Arrow Films have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of The Trip to Bountiful for 7th February 2005 priced at £15.99. Connie Watts (Geraldine Page) is in the twilight of her life, living with her son and his wife in their cramped apartment. Her one wish is to return to Bountiful, her childhood home, but she is repeatedly stopped by her son and daughter-in-law who are concerned, both for her health and the fact she is squandering their money. Each time she tries to escape she is caught, until finally she eludes everyone and catches a bus to Bountiful. On her journey she meets and strikes up a conversation with a young women (Rebecca De Mornay) to whom she recounts the story of her life. Based on Horton Foote’s Oscar nominated screenplay, this powerful and emotional drama is a film to treasure. For her outstanding performance, Geraldine Page received the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, defining a career in which she was critically acclaimed as the greatest actress of the English language.

DVD Extras include Return to Bountiful – The history of The Trip to Bountiful with Interviews from the Writer, Director, Cast and Crew.

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