Stephen King's Rose Red /

by Baxley, Craig R; Phillips, Robert F; Brodek, Thomas H; King, Stephen; Travis, Nancy; Keeslar, Matt; Brown, Kimberly J; Dukes, David; Ivey, Judith; Lynskey, Melanie; Ross, Matt; Sands, Julian; Tighe, Kevin; Connell, David; Baskin, Sonny; Chang, Gary; Leamon, Ron; Stearns, Craig; Mark Carliner Productions (Firm); Victor Television Productions; Trimark Home Video (Firm); Lions Gate Home Entertainment.
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: [United States] : Trimark Home Video : Distributed by Lions Gate Home Entertainment, [2002]Edition: Deluxe ed.Description: 2 videodiscs (255 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 1588175359; 9781588175359.Language note: English or dubbed French or Spanish dialogue, with optional subtitles in English and Spanish; closed-captioned in English.Other title: Rose Red.Subject(s): King, Stephen, 1947- -- Television adaptations | King, Stephen, 1947- | Haunted houses -- Washington (State) -- Seattle -- Drama | Autistic children -- Washington (State) -- Seattle -- Drama | Psychics -- Washington (State) -- Seattle -- Drama | Haunted houses -- Drama | Autistic children -- Drama | Psychics -- Drama | Spanish language materials | Haunted houses -- Drama | Washington (State) -- Seattle | Television adaptations | Television programs -- United States | Horror films | Video recordings for the hearing impaired | Feature films | Horror films | Feature films | Drama | Feature films | Horror films | Video recordings for the hearing impairedOnline resources: null
Contents:
disc 1. Chapters 1-24 -- disc 2. Chapters 25-36 and special features.
Cast: Nancy Travis, Matt Keeslar, Kimberly J. Brown, David Dukes, Judith Ivey, Melanie Lynskey, Matt Ross, Julian Sands, Kevin Tighe.Summary: The chilling tale of Dr. Joyce Reardon, an obsessed psychology professor who commissions a team of psychics and a gifted 15-year-old autistic girl, Annie, to literally wake up a supposedly dormant haunted mansion-- Rose Red. Their efforts unleash myriad spirits and uncover horrifying secrets of the generations who have lived and died there.
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Horror specialist Stephen King claimed that his TV miniseries Rose Red was inspired by a number of sources, ranging from Shirley Jackson's The Haunting of Hill House (twice filmed as The Haunting) to Ripley's Believe It or Not to Moby Dick. Residents of San Jose, CA, however, quickly realized that King's story owed a great deal to their own city's legendary "haunted" mansion, Winchester House. Rose Red was set in motion when psych professor Joyce Reardon (Nancy Travis), defying her tongue-clucking boss Professor Miller (David Dukes, who died during production), set about to investigate reports of paranormal phenomena in Rose Red, a crumbling and foreboding Seattle mansion. According to legend -- and a great deal of physical evidence -- Rose Red was a "living" entity in its own right, adding extras wings to its structure and rearranging its furniture whenever it felt like it. There has also been a number of mysterious deaths at the mansion, which Joyce believed were the handiwork of a ghost: Ellen Rimbauer, the insane wife of Rose Red's architect. Inviting a quintet of psychics (social misfits all, of course) to spend a weekend at the mansion, Joyce was determined to solve the mystery of Rose Red -- and, she hoped, to conjure up Ellen's hostile spirit. Thereafter, the miniseries adhered to the proven formula, with characters foolishly wandering off alone to meet their individual demises, and with such time-tested lines as "Superstitious nonsense!," "Honey -- are you in there?" and "Oh, no! AIYEEEE!" wafting through the mansion's drafty corridor. The outcome of the story -- and the fate of the survivors -- seemed to rest in the hands of Annie Wheaton (Kimberly J. Brown), an autistic teenager with astonishing telepathic skills. Premiering January 27, 2002, the three-part Rose Red posted ABC's best ratings in months, despite an almost universal drubbing by the critics. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Originally broadcast on television as a mini series in 2002.

Language options taken from DVD menu screen; all language options may not be present on container.

Special features: Production commentary; storyboard comparisons; Unlocking "Rose Red - the diary of Ellen Rimbauer"; The making of "Rose Red"; artwork gallery.

disc 1. Chapters 1-24 -- disc 2. Chapters 25-36 and special features.

Director of photography, David Connell ; editor, Sonny Baskin ; music, Gary Chang ; costume designer, Ron Leamon ; production designer, Craig Stearns.

Nancy Travis, Matt Keeslar, Kimberly J. Brown, David Dukes, Judith Ivey, Melanie Lynskey, Matt Ross, Julian Sands, Kevin Tighe.

The chilling tale of Dr. Joyce Reardon, an obsessed psychology professor who commissions a team of psychics and a gifted 15-year-old autistic girl, Annie, to literally wake up a supposedly dormant haunted mansion-- Rose Red. Their efforts unleash myriad spirits and uncover horrifying secrets of the generations who have lived and died there.

MPAA rating: PG-13; for terror/violence and sexual references.

DVD, NTSC, full screen presentation; 5.1 Dolby Digital.

English or dubbed French or Spanish dialogue, with optional subtitles in English and Spanish; closed-captioned in English.

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