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Author: Gillian GreenwoodClaire BrydonMelvyn BraggIsabel AllendeITV (Firm)All authors
Publisher: Hamilton, N.J. : Films Media Group, [2010]
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
Database:WorldCat
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Chilean novelist Isabel Allende has sold 15 million books in 30 languages over the past two decades. Few living writers receive the critical acclaim, popular following, and consistent sales records that she has enjoyed since the publication of her first novel, The House of the Spirits, in 1982. And yet her own story of exile after the rise of the dictator Pinochet is, perhaps, the most well-known aspect of her life  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
Internet videos
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
Carlton International Media Limited, 2010
Named Person: Isabel Allende; Isabel Allende
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Gillian Greenwood; Claire Brydon; Melvyn Bragg; Isabel Allende; ITV (Firm); Films Media Group.
OCLC Number: 695008276
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Title from title frames.
Originally produced as an episode of The South Bank show in 2007.
Available on Films on demand.
Credits: Camera, Michael O'Halloran, Poe Panayiotou ; editor, Mark Manning ; edited and presented by Melvyn Bragg.
Performer(s): Interviewer, Melvyn Bragg ; interviewee, Isabel Allende ; readings, Sally Dexter, Tom Goodman-Hill.
Description: 1 streaming video file (51 min.) : digital, sd., col.
Details: System requirements: Microsoft Internet Explorer; Firefox; Adobe Flash Player or Windows MediaPlayer or Apple QuickTime.; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Contents: Isabel Allende: Prolific Writer (1:10) --
Isabel Allende: Daughter of Chile (1:12) --
Pinochet Coup (0:55) --
Chile Remembered (1:50) --
Isabel Allende on Pablo Neruda (1:00) --
Childhood Forms a Writer (1:14) --
Recipe for a Writer: Melodrama and Gossip (0:58) --
Her Father's Books (0:59) --
Social Classes (1:04) --
Roles of Men and Women (1:03) --
Journalism Career (1:00) --
Scandalous Interview (1:03) --
U.S.-Backed Military Coup (1:39) --
Salvador Allende's Commitment (1:10) --
Pinochet's U.S.-Backed Coup (1:14) --
Chile's 9/11 (1:02) --
Palace Grounds (1:15) --
Military Dictatorship (1:20) --
Chilean Violence and Torture (1:26) --
Letter to a Grandfather (1:19) --
Work of Writing a Novel (1:02) --
Eccentric Characters (0:58) --
Fictional Non-Fiction (1:06) --
Journalist Coverage of Coup (0:59) --
Literary Criticism (1:27) --
Allende's Second Book (1:04) --
Popularity of Novel (1:16) --
Popularity of Allende's Novel (1:04) --
Author Meets Attorney (1:04) --
Story of a Man's Life (1:01) --
American Audiences Learn About CIA in Chile (0:54) --
Book About Allende's Daughter (1:46) --
Letters to a Daughter (1:06) --
Letters Between Mother and Daughter (1:45) --
Disciplined Writer (1:17) --
"Ines of My Soul" (1:29) --
Conquistadors and Their Adventures (0:51) --
Book Elements: Blood and Passion (1:24) --
Criticism of Isabel Allende (1:29) --
Worldwide Literary Acceptance (1:01) --
Isabel Allende on Writing (0:56).
Other Titles: South Bank show (Television program)
Films on demand.
Responsibility: ITV productions ; executive producer, Gillian Greenwood ; produced & directed by Claire Brydon.

Abstract:

Chilean novelist Isabel Allende has sold 15 million books in 30 languages over the past two decades. Few living writers receive the critical acclaim, popular following, and consistent sales records that she has enjoyed since the publication of her first novel, The House of the Spirits, in 1982. And yet her own story of exile after the rise of the dictator Pinochet is, perhaps, the most well-known aspect of her life and career. Profiling the author in Chile's capital, Santiago, this extended interview explores her relationship with her homeland, the effects of her upbringing and exile on her writing, her feelings about the Pinochet years in Chile, and how she finds it impossible to tell a story without embellishing the truth.

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