Harrison's Flowers

Harrison's Flowers

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Director: Elie Chouraqui

Cast: Andie MacDowell, David Strathairn, Elias Koteas

     
 

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French director Elie Chouraqui adapts the novel of the same name into this drama, that, although set in 1991, became tragically topical in the weeks before its release due to the murder of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl. Andie MacDowell stars as Sarah, a photo editor for Newsweek and the happily married wife of Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist… See more details below

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French director Elie Chouraqui adapts the novel of the same name into this drama, that, although set in 1991, became tragically topical in the weeks before its release due to the murder of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl. Andie MacDowell stars as Sarah, a photo editor for Newsweek and the happily married wife of Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Harrison Lloyd (David Strathairn). Harrison has been reconsidering his career of covering the world's war zone "hot spots" in order to spend more time with his family, and is accused by his colleague, Kyle (Adrien Brody), of playing it too safe in his risky profession. Harrison elects to accept one more combat assignment to cover the simmering tensions in Croatia, a conflict that quickly erupts into a full-scale, genocidal Civil War. Informed that Harrison is believed to have been killed in the fighting, Sarah refuses to accept her husband's death and becomes convinced that she's seen him, alive, in a news broadcast. She travels to Croatia on a quest to find him, and is eventually aided by Kyle, as well as two of Harrison's other colleagues, Yeager (Elias Koteas) and Stevenson (Brendan Gleeson). The group, armed with cameras instead of weapons, witnesses the horrors and atrocities unfolding in the region, while tracing the elusive path of Harrison, who may well be dead already. Harrison's Flowers was distributed by Universal Focus, the art house division of Universal Pictures that previously released Mulholland Drive (2001) and Billy Elliott (2000).

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Product Details

Release Date:
06/19/2007
UPC:
0031398214069
Original Release:
2000
Rating:
R
Source:
Lions Gate
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Time:
2:02:00
Sales rank:
5,199

Special Features

16x9 widescreen; English Dolby Monaural audio; English and Spanish subtitles; English closed captioned

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Andie MacDowell Sarah Lloyd
David Strathairn Harrison Lloyd
Elias Koteas Yeager Pollack
Adrien Brody Kyle Morris
Brendan Gleeson Marc Stevenson
Alun Armstrong Samuel Brubeck
Caroline Goodall Johanna Pollack
Diane Baker Mary Francis
Gerard Butler Chris Kumac
Marie Trintignant Cathy
Christian Charmettant Jeff
Scott Michael Anton Cesar Lloyd
Dragan Antonic Chetnik
Marie-Beatrice Bernert Austrian Woman
Predrag Bjelac Doctor in Vukovar
Antony Boehm Freddy
Christopher Clarke David
Kurt Cramer CNN Journalist
Nicole Estabrooks Journalist 4
Simon Francis Layout Technician
Milan Gargula Katzman
Rich Gold Journalist 1
Bela Grushka Nina Portnoy
Jessica Horvathova HTV Interviewer
Amy Huck Cybil
Corey Johnson Peter Francis
Joel Kirby Michael
Rianne Kooiman Newsweek Journalist
Liliana Krstic Old Woman
Gregory Linington Journalist 2
Mirko Medenica Croatian Officer
Deborah Michaels Journalist 3
Slobodan Milovanovic Base Commander
Sasa Nikolitch Chtiomac
Zivko Petrov Nustar Peasant
Dragan Radivojevic Sniper
Michael Rogers Canadian Cameraman
Quinn Shepherd Margaux Lloyd
Bruce Solomon Rabbi
Joel Sugarman Nelson
Dale Wyatt Mistress of Ceremony

Technical Credits
Elie Chouraqui Director,Camera Operator,Producer,Screenwriter
Ailo Auguste Editor
Lucas Bielan Camera Operator
Giantito Burchiellaro Production Designer
Albert Cohen Producer
Yves Debay Consultant/advisor
Cliff Eidelman Score Composer
Stefano Falivene Camera Operator
Petr Hartl Asst. Director
Jessica Horvathova Casting
Eliane Lacroux Production Manager
Mimi Lempicka Costumes/Costume Designer
Amanda Mackey-Johnson Casting
Ondrej Nerud Production Manager
Lucie Pascu Asst. Director
Didier Le Pêcheur Screenwriter
Nicola Pecorini Cinematographer
Cathy Sandrich Casting
Guillaume Sciama Sound/Sound Designer
Lucinda Syson Casting
Sandra Terryn Casting
Pavel Typolt Asst. Director
Matthias Weber Asst. Director
Jacques Witta Editor

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Harrison's Flowers
1. Opening Credits [8:03]
2. Getting Ready [8:47]
3. New Assignment [7:36]
4. Mounting Fear [16:31]
5. Search [12:38]
6. Shelling [7:53]
7. Hope and Despair [18:56]
8. Casualties [7:32]
9. Onward [7:41]
10. Streets of Vukovar [7:41]
11. The Hospital [12:47]
12. End Credits [5:06]

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