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John Huston and the Dubliners : the making of The dead

Author: Lilyan Sievernich
Publisher: United States : Liffey films, United States : Kino on Video, ©1987 ; ©1990.
Series: Behind the screen, stories of cinema.; Signature series.
Edition/Format:   Film : Film   Visual material : English
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"At the age of eighty, John Huston completed work on a movie based on James Joyce's classic novella, The dead. It was destined to be his last work and the crowning achievement of Huston's remarkable five-decade career, winning the Best Film Award from the National Society of Film Critics. [The film] gives an inside account of the production, capturing the spirit and brilliance of a Hollywood giant. Additionally, it  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentaries and factual films and video
Features
Named Person: James Joyce; John Huston; Tony Huston; Anjelica Huston
Material Type: Film
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Lilyan Sievernich
OCLC Number: 423680213
Notes: Documentary feature.
Credits supplied from: videocassette sleeve; Internet movie database, as viewed on September 3, 2008.
Playing time on release was 60 min., according to: Internet movie database, as viewed on September 3, 2008.
Copyright notice on videocassette sleeve: c1987, Liffey Films, Ltd.
Credits: Original music by Alex North; cinematography by Lisa Rinzler; film editing by Miroslav Janek.
Series Title: Behind the screen, stories of cinema.; Signature series.
Responsibility: Liffey Films ; producers, Chris and Lilyan Sievernich ; director, Lilyan Sievernich.

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"At the age of eighty, John Huston completed work on a movie based on James Joyce's classic novella, The dead. It was destined to be his last work and the crowning achievement of Huston's remarkable five-decade career, winning the Best Film Award from the National Society of Film Critics. [The film] gives an inside account of the production, capturing the spirit and brilliance of a Hollywood giant. Additionally, it provides keen insight and understanding into the work of Joyce. The dead marked the first and only time Huston collaborated with both his son, screenwriter Tony Huston, and daughter, acclaimed actress Anjelica Huston in a feature film"--Videocassette sleeve."--Internet movie database, as viewed on September 3, 2008. Includes interviews with John Huston, Anjelica Huston, Tony Huston, Donal McCann and Donnel Donnelly.

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