The Resource Prospero's books, an adaptation of The tempest by William Shakespeare ; directed by Peter Greenaway ; Allarts presents in association with Elsevier-Vendex, Film Four International, Canal +, NHK & VPRO Television an Allarts-Cinéa/Camera One-Penta co-production ; produced by Kees Kasander, (videorecording)

Prospero's books, an adaptation of The tempest by William Shakespeare ; directed by Peter Greenaway ; Allarts presents in association with Elsevier-Vendex, Film Four International, Canal +, NHK & VPRO Television an Allarts-Cinéa/Camera One-Penta co-production ; produced by Kees Kasander, (videorecording)

Label
Prospero's books
Title
Prospero's books
Statement of responsibility
an adaptation of The tempest by William Shakespeare ; directed by Peter Greenaway ; Allarts presents in association with Elsevier-Vendex, Film Four International, Canal +, NHK & VPRO Television an Allarts-Cinéa/Camera One-Penta co-production ; produced by Kees Kasander
Contributor
Actor
Cinematographer
Composer
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • In this adaption of William Shakespeare's The tempest, Prospero imagines and writes the play, speaking the characters' lines as he writes
  • "Prospero, once the Duke of Milan, now reigns over a faraway island, living there with his only daughter, Miranda. Twelve years earlier Propsero's brother, in league with the King of Naples, had exiled Prospero and his daughter from their home. One evening, Prospero imagines creating a storm powerful enough to bring his old enemies to his island. He begins to write a play about his Tempest, speaking aloud the lines of each of his characters. It is the story of Prospero's past, and his revenge ..."--Container notes
Member of
Cataloging source
DFo
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Sacha Vierny ; music by Michael Nyman ; edited by Marina Boobijl
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
MPAA Rating: R
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.P758649
PerformerNote
John Gielgud, Michael Clark, Isabelle Pasco, Michel Blanc, Erland Josephson, Tom Bell, Kenneth Cranhan, Mark Rylance, Gerard Thoolin
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1904-2000
  • 1962-
  • 1966-
  • 1952-
  • 1923-2012
  • 1933-2006
  • 1919-2001
  • 1564-1616
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Greenaway, Peter
  • Kasander, Kees
  • Gielgud, John
  • Clark, Michael
  • Pasco, Isabelle
  • Blanc, Michel
  • Josephson, Erland
  • Bell, Tom
  • Vierny, Sacha
  • Nyman, Michael
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Allarts (Firm)
  • Elsevier Vendex Film
  • Film Four International
  • Studio Canal+
  • Nihon Hōsō Kyōkai
  • VPRO
  • Caméra one (Firm : France)
  • Penta Film (Firm)
  • Allied Artists Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
129
Series statement
Allied Artists classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Prospero (Fictitious character)
  • Magicians
  • English drama
  • Feature films
  • Fantasy films
  • Film adaptations
  • Motion pictures, British
Technique
live action
Label
Prospero's books, an adaptation of The tempest by William Shakespeare ; directed by Peter Greenaway ; Allarts presents in association with Elsevier-Vendex, Film Four International, Canal +, NHK & VPRO Television an Allarts-Cinéa/Camera One-Penta co-production ; produced by Kees Kasander, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1991
Carrier category
video cartridge
Carrier category code
  • vc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. A book of water -- 2. A book of mirrors -- 3. A memoria technica called architecture and other music -- 8. An alphabetical inventory of the dead -- 6. An atlas belonging to Orpheus -- 8. Vesalius's lost "Anatomy of Birth" -- 9. A primer of the small stars -- 10. A book of universal cosmologies -- Enter Ariel -- 12. End plants -- 4. A bestiary of past, present and future animals -- 15. A book of utopias -- 16. A book of traveller's tales -- 17. "Love of ruins" -- Book of traveller's tales -- 18. The autobiographies of Semiramis and Pasiphae -- 19. The ninety-two conceits of the Minotaur -- 20. A book of motion -- 21. A book of mythologies -- Good ship so have swallow'd -- Those are pearls that were his eyes -- Heavens keep him from these beasts -- Knowing I lov'd my books -- Summer -- Autumn -- Winter -- Spring -- 22. A book of games -- 23. A book of thirty-five plays -- 24. A play called "The Tempest"
Control code
191864734
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (129 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • UMKC: Gift purchased by the UMKC Friends of the Library.
  • UMKC: Inquire with copyright@umkc.edu about availability of public performance rights.
Other control number
086624419534
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
41953
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocartridge
System control number
(OCoLC)191864734
System details
DVD ; Dolby stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Prospero's books, an adaptation of The tempest by William Shakespeare ; directed by Peter Greenaway ; Allarts presents in association with Elsevier-Vendex, Film Four International, Canal +, NHK & VPRO Television an Allarts-Cinéa/Camera One-Penta co-production ; produced by Kees Kasander, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1991
Carrier category
video cartridge
Carrier category code
  • vc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. A book of water -- 2. A book of mirrors -- 3. A memoria technica called architecture and other music -- 8. An alphabetical inventory of the dead -- 6. An atlas belonging to Orpheus -- 8. Vesalius's lost "Anatomy of Birth" -- 9. A primer of the small stars -- 10. A book of universal cosmologies -- Enter Ariel -- 12. End plants -- 4. A bestiary of past, present and future animals -- 15. A book of utopias -- 16. A book of traveller's tales -- 17. "Love of ruins" -- Book of traveller's tales -- 18. The autobiographies of Semiramis and Pasiphae -- 19. The ninety-two conceits of the Minotaur -- 20. A book of motion -- 21. A book of mythologies -- Good ship so have swallow'd -- Those are pearls that were his eyes -- Heavens keep him from these beasts -- Knowing I lov'd my books -- Summer -- Autumn -- Winter -- Spring -- 22. A book of games -- 23. A book of thirty-five plays -- 24. A play called "The Tempest"
Control code
191864734
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (129 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • UMKC: Gift purchased by the UMKC Friends of the Library.
  • UMKC: Inquire with copyright@umkc.edu about availability of public performance rights.
Other control number
086624419534
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
41953
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocartridge
System control number
(OCoLC)191864734
System details
DVD ; Dolby stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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