An angel at my table [DVD] : a trilogy
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An angel at my table [DVD] : a trilogy

By Campion, Jane, 1954-
Jones, Laura, 1951-

Audience Adults

Published by Criterion Collection ; [Irvington, NY] by New Line Home Entertainment, [United States]

UPC 715515016124

Bib Id 1113071

Copyright 2005

Edition Special ed.

Description 1 videodisc (158 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + booklet (35, [2] p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)

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Leader
03450ngm a2200697Ia 4500
LCCN
70-295895
ISBN
1559409592
9781559409599
UPC
715515016124
Publisher Number
CC1611D
Call #
DVD
Title
An angel at my table [DVD] : a trilogy
Edition
Special ed.
Publication Information
by Criterion Collection ; [Irvington, NY] : by New Line Home Entertainment, [United States] :
Copyright Date
2005
Description
1 videodisc (158 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + booklet (35, [2] p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Note
Based on the autobiographies of Janet Frame.
Originally broadcast on television in 1990.
Special features: new high-definition digital transfer; audio commentary featuring Campion and Dryburgh; a documentary about the making; theatrical trailer; audio interview with Janet Frame, from 1983; photo gallery; a new essay by film critic Amy Taubin and reprinted excerpts from Frame's autobiography, which formed the basis of the film.
Contents
Pt. I. To the Is-Land. -- Pt. II. An Angel at my table. -- Pt. III. The Envoy from mirror city.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Stuart Dryburgh ; co-producer, John Maynard ; editor, Veronika Haussler ; music, Don McGlashan.
Cast
Kerry Fox, Alexia Keogh, Karen Fergusson, Iris Churn, Kevin J. Wilson.
Summary
The true-life story of Janet Frame, New Zealand's most distinguished author. The film follows Frame along her inspiring journey, from a poverty-stricken childhood to a misdiagnosis of schizophrenia and electroshock therapy to, finally, literary fame.
System Details
DVD; Dolby digital, English 5.1.

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