skip to content
Dante, the Inferno Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Dante, the Inferno

Author: Peter GreenawayTom PhillipsJohn GielgudBob PeckJoanne WhalleyAll authors
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities and Sciences, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Radical, new visual techniques are used to bring the first eight cantos of Dante's Inferno to the screen. The film illustrates and complements Dante's text, re-creating a 600 year-old work as a late twentieth century post-modern masterpiece. Eminent scholars in visual sidebars interpret Dante's metaphors and symbolism.
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: Feature films
Instructional films
Film adaptations
Drama
Additional Physical Format: Dante, the Inferno
(OCoLC)55609440
Dante, the Inferno
(OCoLC)645208384
Named Person: Dante Alighieri; Dante Alighieri
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Greenaway; Tom Phillips; John Gielgud; Bob Peck; Joanne Whalley; Kees Kasander; Denis Wigman; Dante Alighieri; Elsevier Vendex Film.; Reiner Moritz Associates.; VPRO.; Channel Four (Great Britain); Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 38441398
Notes: Originally produced as a television program in 1993.
Credits: Camera, Edwin Verstegen, et al. ; editor, John Wilson.
Cast: John Gielgud, Bob Peck, Joanne Whalley, Laurie Booth, Susan Wooldridge, Susan Crowley, Robert Eddison.
Description: 1 videocassette (ca. 90 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Inferno
Dante's Inferno
Responsibility: Channel Four Television, Elsevier Vendix, VPRO ; produced by Denis Wigman, Kees Kasander ; directed by Tom Phillips, Peter Greenaway ; distributed by RM Associates.

Abstract:

Radical, new visual techniques are used to bring the first eight cantos of Dante's Inferno to the screen. The film illustrates and complements Dante's text, re-creating a 600 year-old work as a late twentieth century post-modern masterpiece. Eminent scholars in visual sidebars interpret Dante's metaphors and symbolism.

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


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/38441398>
library:oclcnum"38441398"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/38441398>
rdf:typeschema:Movie
rdf:typej.2:VHS
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:actor
schema:actor
schema:actor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:copyrightYear"1996"
schema:description"Radical, new visual techniques are used to bring the first eight cantos of Dante's Inferno to the screen. The film illustrates and complements Dante's text, re-creating a 600 year-old work as a late twentieth century post-modern masterpiece. Eminent scholars in visual sidebars interpret Dante's metaphors and symbolism."@en
schema:director
schema:director
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/889547958>
schema:genre"Film adaptations"@en
schema:genre"Feature films."@en
schema:genre"Instructional films."@en
schema:genre"Drama"@en
schema:genre"Criticism, interpretation, etc."@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Dante, the Inferno"@en
schema:name"Dante's Inferno"@en
schema:name"Inferno"@en
schema:producer
schema:producer
schema:publisher
schema:url

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

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