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Waterland

The book Waterland was made into the movie Waterland.

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Book details for Waterland

Waterland was written by Graham Swift. The book was published in 1983 by Poseidon Press. More information on the book is available on Amazon.com.

Graham Swift also wrote Last Orders (1996).

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Movie details for Waterland

The movie was released in 1992 and directed by Stephen Gyllenhaal, who also directed Losing Isaiah (1995). Waterland was produced by Image Entertainment. More information on the movie is available on Amazon.com and also IMDb.

Actors on this movie include Jeremy Irons, Sinéad Cusack, Grant Warnock, Lena Headey, Callum Dixon, Sean Maguire, Ross McCall, Camilla Hebditch, David Morrissey, John Heard, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Ethan Hawke, Cara Buono, Pete Postlethwaite, Stewart Richman, Siri Neal, Gareth Thomas, Susannah Fellows, Colin Bruce and Kate Harper.

 

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"Listen and I'll tell you a story of long kept secrets, sexual scandal, and murder... It's the story of my life." Academy Award winner Jeremy Irons (Reversal of Fortune, The Lion King) delivers a brilliant performance in this powerful and provocative stor... Read More
"Listen and I'll tell you a story of long kept secrets, sexual scandal, and murder... It's the story of my life." Academy Award winner Jeremy Irons (Reversal of Fortune, The Lion King) delivers a brilliant performance in this powerful and provocative story as history teacher Tom Crick, who inspires his students to embrace the past and discover the marvels and mysteries of life. Through a series of extraordinary stories, he takes them on an unforgettable journey into the past that changes their lives forever. However, one student (Ethan Hawke, Training Day, Dead Poets Society) proves to be more of a challenge, leading to revelations in which the past's haunting grip on the teacher's life threatens to consume all around him.

Featuring an incredible supporting cast including Sinead Cusack (V for Vendetta), Lena Headey (Possession), David Morrissey (Girl with a Pearl Earring), John Heard (Cutter's Way), Pete Postlethwaite (The Usual Suspects), Cara Buono (Gladiator), Ross McCall (Band of Brothers), and Maggie Gyllenhaal (Secretary).

SPECIAL FEATURES:New Digital Widescreen Transfer, New Audio Commentary with Director Stephen Gyllenhaal, New Interview with Composer Carter Burwell and Theatrical Trailer.