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Three thousand years of longing  Cover Image DVD DVD

Three thousand years of longing / Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures presents ; written by George Miller & Augusta Gore ; produced by Doug Mitchell, George Miller ; directed by George Miller.

Miller, George, 1945- (screenwriter,, film producer,, film director.). Mitchell, Doug, (film producer.). Gore, Augusta, (screenwriter). Swinton, Tilda, (actor.). Elba, Idris, (actor.). Thunderbolt, Pia, (actor.). Ozturk, Berk, (actor.). Byatt, A. S. (Antonia Susan), 1936- Motion picture adaptation of (work): Djinn in the nightingale's eye. (Added Author). Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. (presenter,, publisher.). Tilda Swinton, Idris Elba, Pia Thunderbolt, Berk Ozturk, Anthony Moisset, Alyla Browne, Peter Bertoni, Lianne MacKessy. (Cast).

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (108 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : MGM, [2022]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2022.
Based upon the short story "The djinn in the nightingale's eye" by A.S. Byatt.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, John Seale; music by Tom Holkenborg
Participant or Performer Note:
Tilda Swinton, Idris Elba, Pia Thunderbolt, Berk Ozturk, Anthony Moisset, Alyla Browne, Peter Bertoni, Lianne MacKessy.
Summary, etc.:
While attending a conference in Istanbul, Dr. Alithea Binnie happens to encounter a djinn who offers her three wishes in exchange for his freedom. This presents two problems: first, she doubts that he's real, and second, because she's a scholar of story and mythology, she knows all the cautionary tales of wishes gone wrong. The djinn pleads his case by telling her fantastical stories of his past. Eventually, she's beguiled and makes a wish that surprises them both.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: R; for some sexual content, graphic nudity and brief violence.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1; wide screen; described video.
Language Note:
English dialogue; Spanish subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); described video.
Subject: Women scholars > Drama.
Jinn > Drama.
Wishes > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Fantasy films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.

Available copies

  • 2 of 13 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Rockville Public Library.


  • 16 current holds with 13 total copies.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Rockville Public Library DVD T 1530 (Text) 34035154208652 Adult DVD Checked out 11/30/2022

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