skip to content
The art star and the Sudanese twins Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The art star and the Sudanese twins

Author: Pietra BrettkellyJake BryantAnika MoaIrena DolNew Zealand Film Commission.All authors
Publisher: [New York, N.Y] : IndiePix Films, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
"Controversial conceptual artist Vanessa Beecroft, known for staging striking tableaux of nude female models, is smitten with a pair of Sudanese twins during an African photo shoot. Determined to adopt them whether her husband, the local orphanage, or the government of Sudan likes it or not, she returns to this captivating environment. Cameras rolling, award-winning documentarian Piettra Brettkelly follows Beecroft  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Feature films
Named Person: Vanessa Beecroft; Vanessa Beecroft
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Pietra Brettkelly; Jake Bryant; Anika Moa; Irena Dol; New Zealand Film Commission.; IndiePix (Firm)
OCLC Number: 462158103
Language Note: In English, Italian, and Dinka with English subtitles.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 2008 with assistance from New Zealand Film Commission.
Special features include: audio commentary with director Pietra Brettkelly; seven additional deleted and extended scenes; theatrical trailer.
Credits: Director of photography, Jake Bryant; music, Anika Moa; editor, Irena Dol.
Performer(s): Featuring artist Vanessa Beecroft.
Awards: Sundance Film Festival, 2008: World Cinema Documentary Film Editing Award (Irena Dol).
Description: 1 videodisc (98 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD (NTSC, region 1); Dolby digital 2.0 stereo; widescreen (1.78:1).
Responsibility: a film by Pietra Brettkelly.

Abstract:

"Controversial conceptual artist Vanessa Beecroft, known for staging striking tableaux of nude female models, is smitten with a pair of Sudanese twins during an African photo shoot. Determined to adopt them whether her husband, the local orphanage, or the government of Sudan likes it or not, she returns to this captivating environment. Cameras rolling, award-winning documentarian Piettra Brettkelly follows Beecroft over a difficult 16-month fight to become the first foreigner in history to legally take children out of this impoverished and beleaguered country. The candid moments that arise reveal a talented artist at her best and worst, and shed light on the inflammatory subject of international adoption"--Container.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/462158103> # The art star and the Sudanese twins
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Movie, bgn:DVD ;
    library:oclcnum "462158103" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/350889790#Place/new_york_n_y> ; # New York, N.Y
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/976069> ; # Intercountry adoption
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/817559> ; # Artists
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/350889790#Topic/intercountry_adoption_sudan> ; # Intercountry adoption--Sudan
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/84237315> ; # Vanessa Beecroft
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204591> ; # Sudan.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/977475> ; # Interracial adoption
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1010656> ; # Married people
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204565> ; # Italy.
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/362.734089/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/350889790#Topic/artists_italy> ; # Artists--Italy
    schema:awards "Sundance Film Festival, 2008: World Cinema Documentary Film Editing Award (Irena Dol)." ;
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/102993979> ; # Irena Dol
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/26718199> ; # Anika Moa
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/102993967> ; # Jake Bryant
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/128737942> ; # New Zealand Film Commission.
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/156326063> ; # IndiePix (Firm)
    schema:copyrightYear "2009" ;
    schema:datePublished "2009" ;
    schema:description ""Controversial conceptual artist Vanessa Beecroft, known for staging striking tableaux of nude female models, is smitten with a pair of Sudanese twins during an African photo shoot. Determined to adopt them whether her husband, the local orphanage, or the government of Sudan likes it or not, she returns to this captivating environment. Cameras rolling, award-winning documentarian Piettra Brettkelly follows Beecroft over a difficult 16-month fight to become the first foreigner in history to legally take children out of this impoverished and beleaguered country. The candid moments that arise reveal a talented artist at her best and worst, and shed light on the inflammatory subject of international adoption"--Container."@en ;
    schema:director <http://viaf.org/viaf/102993951> ; # Pietra Brettkelly
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/350889790> ;
    schema:genre "Feature films"@en ;
    schema:genre "Documentary films"@en ;
    schema:genre "Nonfiction films"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "The art star and the Sudanese twins"@en ;
    schema:productID "462158103" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/462158103#PublicationEvent/new_york_n_y_indiepix_films_c2009> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/350889790#Agent/indiepix_films> ; # IndiePix Films
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/462158103> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/350889790#Agent/indiepix_films> # IndiePix Films
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "IndiePix Films" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/350889790#Place/new_york_n_y> # New York, N.Y
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York, N.Y" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1010656> # Married people
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Married people"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204565> # Italy.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Italy." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204591> # Sudan.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Sudan." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/817559> # Artists
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Artists"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/976069> # Intercountry adoption
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Intercountry adoption"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/977475> # Interracial adoption
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Interracial adoption"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/102993951> # Pietra Brettkelly
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Brettkelly" ;
    schema:givenName "Pietra" ;
    schema:name "Pietra Brettkelly" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/102993967> # Jake Bryant
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Bryant" ;
    schema:givenName "Jake" ;
    schema:name "Jake Bryant" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/102993979> # Irena Dol
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Dol" ;
    schema:givenName "Irena" ;
    schema:name "Irena Dol" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/128737942> # New Zealand Film Commission.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "New Zealand Film Commission." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/156326063> # IndiePix (Firm)
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "IndiePix (Firm)" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/26718199> # Anika Moa
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Moa" ;
    schema:givenName "Anika" ;
    schema:name "Anika Moa" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/84237315> # Vanessa Beecroft
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Beecroft" ;
    schema:givenName "Vanessa" ;
    schema:name "Vanessa Beecroft" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.