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Author: Joseph LoseyBarbara BrayEly LandauTopolColin BlakelyAll authors
Publisher: [New York, NY] : Kino International, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Screen version of Bertolt Brecht's play about Galileo, the 17th century Italian who laid the foundations of modern science. Galileo made himself one of the world's first telescopes and discovered the moons of Jupiter. He supported Copernicus' theory that the Earth revolved around the Sun. This brought him into conflict with the Catholic Church. By threatening him with torture, the Church forced him to recant his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Historical films
Film adaptations
Feature films
Drama
History
Named Person: Bertolt Brecht; Galileo Galilei; Bertolt Brecht; Galileo Galilei
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Losey; Barbara Bray; Ely Landau; Topol; Colin Blakely; Georgia Brown; Edward Fox; John Gielgud; Margaret Leighton; Clive Revill; Tom Conti; Reginald Beck; Richard MacDonald; Hanns Eisler; Ronald Hynd; Michael Reed; Charles Laughton; Bertolt Brecht; Michael Feingold; Ely Landau Organization.; American Film Theatre.; Kino International Corporation.
OCLC Number: 53621376
Notes: Videodisc release of the motion picture originally produced in 1974.
Based on the play by Bertolt Brecht's.
Adapted for the screen by Barbara Bray and Joseph Losey, from the English version by Charles Laughton.
Special features: aninterview with Topol; theatrical trailer; "Bertolt Brecht and GALILEO" an essay by Michael Feingold; The AFT Cinebill for Galileo.
Credits: Editor, Reginald Beck ; production designer, Richard MacDonald ; original music, Hanns Eisler ; choreographer, Ronald Hynd ; director of photography, Michael Reed ;
Cast: Topol, Colin Blakely, Georgia Brown, Edward Fox, John Gielgud, Margaret Leighton, Clive Revill, Tom Conti.
Target Audience: Rated PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (138 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, letterboxed (1.85:1), enhanced for 16x9 TVs.
Other Titles: Bertolt Brecht's Galileo
Galileo Galilei
Responsibility: the Ely Landau Organization, Inc and Cinévision Ltée present the American Film Theatre ; a film by Joseph Losey ; producer, Ely Landau ; director, Joseph Losey.

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Screen version of Bertolt Brecht's play about Galileo, the 17th century Italian who laid the foundations of modern science. Galileo made himself one of the world's first telescopes and discovered the moons of Jupiter. He supported Copernicus' theory that the Earth revolved around the Sun. This brought him into conflict with the Catholic Church. By threatening him with torture, the Church forced him to recant his views in front of a tribunal, and sentenced him to house arrest. However, Galileo's trials and theories inspired others like Newton and Kepler to prove that the Earth was not the center of the Universe.

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