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An angel at my table : a trilogy

Author: Jane CampionLaura JonesKerry FoxJanet FrameStuart DryburghAll authors
Publisher: Irvington, NY : Criterion Collection, [2005] ©2005
Series: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 301.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Director-approved special editionView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction films
Feature films
Biographical films
Motion pictures, New Zealand
Film adaptations
Drama
Biography Drama
Named Person: Janet Frame; Janet Frame
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Campion; Laura Jones; Kerry Fox; Janet Frame; Stuart Dryburgh; Veronika Haussler; Don McGlashan; Bridget Ikin; Karen Fergusson; Alexia Keogh; Iris Churn; Fine Line Features,; Hibiscus Films,; New Zealand Film Commission,; Television New Zealand,; Australian Broadcasting Corporation,; Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN: 1559409592 9781559409599
OCLC Number: 61199157
Language Note: In English, optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Title from opening frames.
Based on the autobiographies of Janet Frame.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1989.
Special features: new high-definition digital transfer; audio commentary featuring Jane Campion, Stuart Dryburgh and Kerry Fox; a documentary about the making; theatrical trailer; "My Say", an audio interview with Janet Frame from 1983; deleted scenes; stills gallery; a new essay by film critic Amy Taubin and reprinted excerpts from Frame's autobiography.
Credits: Director of photography, Stuart Dryburgh ; editor, Veronika Haussler ; composer, Don McGlashan; screenplay, Laura Jones; producer, Bridget Ikin.
Cast: Kerry Fox, Alexia Keogh, Karen Fergusson, Iris Churn, Kevin J. Wilson.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 1 videodisc (158 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (35 pages, 2 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm)
Details: DVD format; region 1, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation enhanced for 16:9 widescreen televisions ; Dolby digital 5.1 stereo ; NTSC.
Contents: Part 1. To the Is-Land. --
An Angel at my table. --
The Envoy from mirror city.
Series Title: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 301.
Other Titles: My say.
Angel at my table (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Fine Line Features presents ; a Hibiscus Films production ; in association with the New Zealand Film Commission, Television New Zealand, Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Channel 4 ; FineLine Features ; screenplay, Laura Jones ; produced by Bridget Ikin ; directed by Jane Campion.

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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.

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