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The dead

Author: John HustonWieland Schulz-KeilChris SievernichAnjelica HustonDonal McCannAll authors
Publisher: Stamford, CT : Vestron Video, 1988.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Details a Christmas dinner at the house of three spinster musician sisters in 1904 Dublin, attended by friends and family. Among the visitors are the sisters' nephew Gabriel Conroy and his wife Gretta. The evening's reminiscences bring up melancholy memories for Gretta about her first, long-lost love when she was a girl in rural Galway. Her recounting of this tragic love to Gabriel brings him to an epiphany: he  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Film adaptations
Drama
Named Person: James Joyce
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Huston; Wieland Schulz-Keil; Chris Sievernich; Anjelica Huston; Donal McCann; Tony Huston; James Joyce; Vestron Video (Firm); Zenith Productions.; Vestron Pictures.
ISBN: 0805105247 9780805105247
OCLC Number: 18863538
Notes: Based on The dead / by James Joyce.
Credits: Director, John Huston ; writer, Tony Huston ; producers, Wieland Schulz-Keil and Chris Sievernich ; production design by Stephen Grimes ; music by Alex North ; edited by Roberto Silvi ; director of photography, Fred Murphy ; executive producer, William J. Quigley.
Cast: Anjelica Huston, Donal McCann, Helena Carroll, Cathleen Delany, Rachael Dowling, Ingrid Craigie, Dan O'Herlihy, Marie Kean, Donal Donnelly, Sean McClory and Frank Patterson.
Event notes: Videocassette release of the 1987 motion picture.
Target Audience: Rated PG.
Description: 1 videocassette (82 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS, hi-fi, Dolby surround stereo.
Contents: Takes place in turn-of-the century Dublin, at a holiday feast vibrant with food and spirit. A young couple at the party, Gretta and Gabriel Conroy, seem to have everything to be grateful for. But that night, a tenor's voice recalls poignant memories, and Gabriel learns of his wife's unforgotten young love.
Other Titles: John Huston's The dead
Responsibility: Vestron Pictures/Zenith present a Wieland Schulz-Keil and Chris Sievernich production ; a John Huston film.

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Details a Christmas dinner at the house of three spinster musician sisters in 1904 Dublin, attended by friends and family. Among the visitors are the sisters' nephew Gabriel Conroy and his wife Gretta. The evening's reminiscences bring up melancholy memories for Gretta about her first, long-lost love when she was a girl in rural Galway. Her recounting of this tragic love to Gabriel brings him to an epiphany: he learns the difference between mere existence and living.

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