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Poor things / Searchlight Pictures presents ; in association with Film4 and TSG Entertainment ; an Element Pictures production ; directed by Yorgos Lanthimos ; screenplay by Tony McNamara ; produced by Ed Guiney, Andrew Lowe, Yorgos Lanthimos, Emma Stone.

Lanthimos, Yorgos, 1973- (film director,, film producer.). McNamara, Tony (Director), (screenwriter.). Guiney, Ed, (film producer.). Lowe, Andrew (Producer), (film producer.). Stone, Emma, 1988- (film producer,, actor.). Fendrix, Jerskin, (composer (expression)). Mavropsaridis, Yorgos, 1954- (editor of moving image work.). Price, James (Art director), (production designer.). Heath, Shona, (production designer.). Waddington, Holly, (costume designer.). Ryan, Robbie, (cinematographer.). Ruffalo, Mark, (actor.). Dafoe, Willem, (actor.). Youssef, Ramy, (actor.). Gray, Alasdair. Motion picture adaptation of (work): Poor things. (Added Author). Searchlight Pictures, (presenter.). FilmFour (Firm), (presenter.). TSG Entertainment, (presenter.). Element Pictures (Firm), (production company.). 20th Century Studios, (publisher.). Emma Stone, Mark Ruffalo, Willem Dafoe, Ramy Youssef. (Cast).


The tale and fantastical evolution of Bella Baxter, a young woman brought back to life by the brilliant and unorthodox scientist Dr. Godwin Baxter. Under Baxter's protection, Bella is eager to learn. Hungry for the worldliness she is lacking, Bella runs off with Duncan Wedderburn, a slick and debauched lawyer, on a whirlwind adventure across the continents. Free from the prejudices of her times, Bella grows steadfast in her purpose to stand for equality and liberation.

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (142 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Burbank, California] : 20th Century Studios, [2024]
  • Distributor: Burbank, CA : Buena Vista Home Entertainment

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the novel by Alasdair Gray.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2023.
Wide screen (1.66:1)
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music by Jerskin Fendrix ; editor, Yorgos Mavropsaridis ; production design, James Price, Shona Heath ; costume designer, Holly Waddington ; director of photography, Robbie Ryan.
Participant or Performer Note:
Emma Stone, Mark Ruffalo, Willem Dafoe, Ramy Youssef.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for strong and pervasive sexual content, graphic nudity, disturbing material, gore, and language.
System Details Note:
DVD, wide screen (1.66:1); English 5.1 Dolby, English AD 2.0 Dolby, French, Spanish Dolby; described video.
Language Note:
English, French or Spanish dialogue; French, Japanese or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); English described video.
Subject: Biology > Experiments > Drama.
Drowning > Resuscitation > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Scientists > Drama.
Self-actualization (Psychology) > Drama.
Young women > Drama.
Europe > 19th century > Drama.
Genre: Science fiction films.
Romance films.
Dark comedy films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.

Available copies

  • 10 of 26 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Poplar Bluff Municipal Library District. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Poplar Bluff - Main Library.


  • 15 current holds with 26 total copies.
Show Only Available Copies
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Poplar Bluff - Main Library MOVIE POOR (Text) 38420101824924 NEW ADULT DISPLAY - VIDEO Checked out 04/25/2024

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