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Barbra Streisand and Nick Nolte star in the stunning screen adaptation of Pat Conroy's best-sellingnovel, THE PRINCE OF TIDES. Nolte is Tom Wingo, a disillusioned Southern coach who must reveal his tortured childhood in order to help his suicidal sister. Streisand is Susan Lowenstein, the determined psychiatrist who battles Tom's resentment and rage in search of the truth. Their antagonism gradually gives way to love, as Tom and Susan find the secret that unlocks his sister's torment and the courage to change their own lives. Critically acclaimed as the best movie of the year, THE PRINCE OF TIDES was hailed by Jeffrey Lyons as a blockbuster, must-see, can't-miss movie. Streisand also won rave reviews as director, assembling a superlative supporting cast that includes Blythe Danner, Kate Nelligan, Jeroen Krabb.


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  • Actors: Barbra Streisand, Blythe Danner, Nick Nolte, Kate Nelligan
  • Directors: Barbra Streisand
  • Producers: Barbra Streisand, Andrew Karsch, Andrew S. Karsch
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Anamorphic, Closed-captioned, Color, Dolby, DTS Surround Sound, Dubbed, NTSC, Subtitled, Widescreen
  • Language: English (Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround), Portuguese (Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround), French (Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround), Spanish (Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround)
  • Subtitles: English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Georgian, Chinese, Thai
  • Dubbed: Portuguese, Spanish
  • Subtitles for the Hearing Impaired: English
  • Region: Region 1 encoding (US and Canada only)
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  • Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: R (Restricted)
  • Studio: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
  • DVD Release Date: November 6, 2001
  • Run Time: 132 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (222 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B00005OLYF
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #7,771 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "The Prince of Tides" on IMDb

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51 of 54 people found the following review helpful By Det. Abilene on January 9, 2005
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Streisand's semi-controversial adaptation of THE PRINCE OF TIDES may not have completely satisfied fans of the book, however, the general public fell instantly under the film's hypnotic spell - and turned it into a surprise box office smash! The decision to keep the film's focus in the present rather than the past results in the elimination of most of the novel's lengthy backstory. However, the well-condensed script (written by Conroy himself and Becky Johnson) manages to seamlessly fill in the missing information, and allows all central characters to reach a level of character development that is unusually high for a mainstream Hollywood film. As the film progresses, these characters seem especially real, and they are embodied by an absolutely flawless cast.

As anyone who has read the book can attest, the characters of Tom and Lila Wingo would seem to be extremely challenging (if not almost unplayable) roles, both of which are brimming with contradictions and hidden emotions. However, Nick Nolte and Kate Neligan find the perfect balance in their portrayals, which earned them both well-dissevered Oscar nominations. Blythe Danner, Jason Gould, and Melinda Dillion all also turn in memorable performances, even though Dillion's Savannah (a lead character in the novel) has precious little screentime due to the film's structure. Barbra also gives an affecting portrayal, however, the director's chair is where she really shines this time. With it's moving storyline, compelling characters, and breathtakingly beautiful cinematography, THE PRINCE OF TIDES is film that will continue enchant audiences for years to come.
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27 of 30 people found the following review helpful By Barron Laycock HALL OF FAME on July 14, 2002
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This is the perfect date movie, a drama so engrossing, so well acted and so lavishly produced that it doesn't lose your attention throughout its long 132 minute run. Adapted from a best-selling novel of the same title by Pat Conroy (also author of "The Great Santini"), director and star Barbara Streisand has the support of the best ensemble cast one can imagine in delivering a superior movie. everyone included does a stllar job, from Nick Nolte as the protagonist and figure lovingly referred to in the title, Barbara as the psychiatrist who unravels the horrible mystery behind the protagonist's family history, and a supporting cast that includes Bliythe Damnner as Nolte's estranged wife, and George Carlin as the complex and interesting gay neighbor to Nolte's kid sister in New York.
This is a wonderful film, one that dances back and forth in time, that does an unusually good job at translating a complex and convoluted story to the screen quite magically, and one that is not only plausible but also breath-taking in its import and seriousness. One comes away recognizing the growth in Nolte's character and applauding the way the whole story fits together and is so believable. I save this one for rainy Friday nights, when I want to escape from the humdrum of a workweek gone bad. I can highly recommend it, and know you will come to love it, too. Enjoy!
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11 of 11 people found the following review helpful By AJ on February 4, 2010
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This film, while good, just doesn't tell the same tale that its namesake novel did. The film includes the bare bones of the original story, yet little in the way of its power and grace, mostly because far too much is cut out and replaced with the romance that was mainly subplot in the book. The novel was not a romance so much as the telling of a life, whereas the film is a romance with the man's life story used as a reason for the lovers to meet and fall in love. I feel that this is yet another film that makes the mistake of assuming that the viewer has already read the book. Far too many films based on novels do that, and while in this particular film the assumption doesn't completely ruin it, its still a bad thing.

What is mainly, and I feel, sadly, missing are Tom's (the main character)flashbacks of his childhood. Whereas in the book we are shown so many beautiful, terrible, and awe-inspiring scenes of this man's past, those scenes are reduced to a mere handful in the film. These flashbacks are so very important to the story that without them, there's something and obviously missing. The viewer who hasn't read the book won't really know what they're missing, but they should feel it. We never really get to know Luke, the strong and wild older brother, beyond two or three scenes of violence. A beautiful and painful scene from the book, where Luke and Tom go to New York to see their sister Savannah, is sorely missing here. It shows us that Luke is truly gentle and caring, not really meant for or understanding the cruelty of the world. We also miss an integral scene about a Jewish neighbor that explains why Savannah pretends to be Jewish, and shows her kindness and empathy. His death, a major plot element in the novel, is barely touched upon in the film.
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14 of 15 people found the following review helpful By Antonio Robert on January 25, 2003
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Actually, the sentence in the title is not mine; the author of the book Pat Conroy was so grateful for the film that he gave the director such a name...
Conroy must have realised limitations of a film in comparison with the book. "The Prince of Tides" book is rather thick and to make a two-hour movie out of it is difficult. The film "Cider House Rules" was also criticised of being too thin in comparison with the book -- and, in fact, the author John Irving himself wrote the script.
Romantic side is highlighted over a complex, dark family story, with Streisand enjoying the starring female role to the full. She does so alongside the great performance by Nick Nolte, who plays Tom Wingo, a teacher from American South hiding much of his painful past until he gets familiar with New York psychiatrist Susan Lowenstein (Streisand).
The film love story between Wingo and Lowenstein is one of the most memorable of the past decades, yet the picture also encompasses deep social undertones -- suicide, hypocrisy, lack of family understanding. There is a couple of memorable scenes; the most special one comes when Wingo finally lets the demons of the past out -- this is acting at its best on both Nolte's and Streisand's part. Although some other films also attempted something similar (e.g. "Good Will Hunting", with Matt Damon and Robin Williams), it never was so powerful as here. The ending is bittersweet, not typically romantic but ultimately inevitable and logical for the story.
Beautiful cinematography and great musical score to a large extent made this film to achieve five stars in my book. I know I will keep on returning to "The Prince of Tides" video.
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