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The gambler

Author: Charles CohenMarc VlessingKatherine OgdenNick DearKároly MakkAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Wellspring, 2002, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on a true episode in literary history, this is a tale of the strange circumstances that led Dostoyevsky to write his novel "The gambler". A young woman, in desperate need of money, takes a job as a stenographer while Dostoyevsky dictates his novel to her. The terms of her employment are extraordinary: she must stay in his apartment during the next month. As the novel unfolds, she discovers that she must come  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Named Person: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Cohen; Marc Vlessing; Katherine Ogden; Nick Dear; Károly Makk; Michael Gambon; Jodhi May; Polly Walker; Dominic West; John Wood; Johan Leysen; Luise Rainer; Jules Van Den Steenhoven; Lóránd Jávor; Kevin Whelan; Brian Lock; Dien Van Straalen; Ben Van Os; UGC/D.A. International (Firm); Channel Four Films (Firm); Hungry Eye Pictures (Firm); KRO Drama (Firm); Fox Lorber Films.; Wellspring (Firm)
ISBN: 0794201806 9780794201807
OCLC Number: 51239433
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1997.
"FLV5320."
Credits: Director of photography, Jules Van Den Steenhoven ; art director, Lóránd Jávor ; editor, Kevin Whelan ; music, Brian Lock ; costume designer, Dien Van Straalen ; production designer, Ben Van Os.
Cast: Michael Gambon, Jodhi May, Polly Walker, Dominic West, John Wood, Johan Leysen, Luise Rainer.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (97 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, Dolby.
Responsibility: Channel Four Films and UGC DA International in association with Hungry Eye Pictures & KRO Drama, a Mark Vlessing production of a Karoly Makk film ; producers, Charles Cohen, Mark Vlessing ; writers, Katherine Ogden, Charles Cohen, Nick Dear ; director, Karoly Makk.

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Based on a true episode in literary history, this is a tale of the strange circumstances that led Dostoyevsky to write his novel "The gambler". A young woman, in desperate need of money, takes a job as a stenographer while Dostoyevsky dictates his novel to her. The terms of her employment are extraordinary: she must stay in his apartment during the next month. As the novel unfolds, she discovers that she must come face-to-face with her own eroticism.

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