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J.K. Rowling: A Year in the Life (2007)

An insight into what life is like for well-known "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling as she finishes the final book in the series.

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James Runcie
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Cast

Cast overview:
James Runcie James Runcie ... Himself, also narrator
J.K. Rowling ... Herself
Sarah Beal Sarah Beal ... Herself, publisher, Bloomsbury
Neil Murray Neil Murray ... Himself, J. K. Rowling's husband
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An insight into what life is like for well-known "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling as she finishes the final book in the series.

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Documentary

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Not Rated
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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 December 2007 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Aki megteremtette Harry Pottert - egy év J. K. Rowlinggal See more »

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IWC Media, RDF Television See more »
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| (Blu-ray)

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Is included in the home entertainment release of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009). See more »

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J.K. Rowling: [on her mother's sickness] I was fifteen when she was diagnosed, but we now know that she was showing signs probably from when I was ten or eleven. She would have odd losses of feeling in limbs, her balance actually was poor for a long time, and it just got worse and worse, and she decided it was time to visit the doctor, but she wasn't expecting to hear anything. A year of tests and there we were. She had a very virulent form of the illness. And at the time, there were no drug treatments at all...
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Alternate Versions

The broadcast versions featured and referenced the Lily Allen song, "Smile," as J.K. Rowling was adding the number pages to her manuscript. The song and the reference itself are removed in the home entertainment release of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, where this documentary is a special feature. See more »

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References Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) See more »

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