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Author: Robert WilsonSusan SontagPhilip GlassDavid ByrneKatharina Otto-BernsteinAll authors
Publisher: [New York] : New Yorker Video, [2007]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A look at one of experimental theater's most influential figures, Robert Wilson, who collaborated on works with people such as Tom Waits and Philip Glass. Explore his life from his upbringing in Waco, Texas to the way of life he brought to the screen.
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Documentary films
Feature films
Nonfiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Interviews
Named Person: Robert Wilson; Robert Wilson; Robert Wilson
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Wilson; Susan Sontag; Philip Glass; David Byrne; Katharina Otto-Bernstein; Miriam Cutler; New Yorker Video (Firm); Film Manufacturers, Inc.; HBO Documentary Films.; Alba Films.
ISBN: 1567304672 9781567304671
OCLC Number: 173492769
Language Note: Closed-captioned in English.
Notes: Dolby digital; fullscreen.
Originally produced in 2006.
Extras include extended interviews with Robert Wilson, Susan Sontag and Philip Glass and Robert Wilson's 1965 short film: The house (19 min.) ; contemporary vignettes about Robert Wilson ; interview with the director.
Container insert presents Robert Wilson's biographical timeline and brief descriptions of Wilson's Byrd Hoffman Water Mill Foundation and the Watermill Center.
Credits: Written, produced and directed by Katharina Otto-Bernstein ; original score, Miriam Cutler ; editor, Bernadine Colish ; cinematographer, Ian Saladyga.
Performer(s): Interview subjects include Robert Wilson, Susan Sontag, Philip Glass, David Byrne.
Description: 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, color with black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD format.
Responsibility: HBO Documentary Films ; Film Manufacturers Inc. presents in association with Alba Film Productions a film by Katharina Otto-Bernstein.

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A look at one of experimental theater's most influential figures, Robert Wilson, who collaborated on works with people such as Tom Waits and Philip Glass. Explore his life from his upbringing in Waco, Texas to the way of life he brought to the screen.

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