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Metamorphosis

Author: Jeff Goldblum; Franz Kafka; Discovery Channel (Firm); Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©2003.
Series: Great books (Discovery Channel (Firm))
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"For Gregor Samsa, the ill-fated protagonist of Franz Kafka's novel Metamorphosis, home is where the horror is. Filmed in Kafka's native Prague and narrated by actor Jeff Goldblum, this program blends creative reenactments with expert commentary to explore how Kafka's prescient masterpiece about a man turned into an insect shattered notions of the happy family and anticipated the darkness descending on Europe. The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Educational films
Educational
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Franz Kafka; Franz Kafka; Franz Kafka
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff Goldblum; Franz Kafka; Discovery Channel (Firm); Films for the Humanities (Firm)
ISBN: 0736552316 9780736552318
OCLC Number: 52506938
Notes: "Discovery Channel University"--Container.
"A Discovery Channel production"--Container.
Credits: Director of photography, Michael Peters ; editor, Christine S. Romero ; music, Joel Langley.
Performer(s): Narrated by Jeff Goldblum.
Description: 1 videodisc (51 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R; recorded DVD may not play in all DVD players or video drives.
Series Title: Great books (Discovery Channel (Firm))
Responsibility: Discovery Channel University ; Films for the Humanities.

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"For Gregor Samsa, the ill-fated protagonist of Franz Kafka's novel Metamorphosis, home is where the horror is. Filmed in Kafka's native Prague and narrated by actor Jeff Goldblum, this program blends creative reenactments with expert commentary to explore how Kafka's prescient masterpiece about a man turned into an insect shattered notions of the happy family and anticipated the darkness descending on Europe. The autobiographical aspects of the novel are richly documented, as are modern-day examples of what is now called Kafkaesque ..."--Container.

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