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Metamorphosis

Author: James BarratJeff GoldblumCronkite Ward Company.Learning Channel (Firm)Discovery Channel (Firm)All authors
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©2001.
Series: Great books (Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm))
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : 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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Named Person: Franz Kafka
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: James Barrat; Jeff Goldblum; Cronkite Ward Company.; Learning Channel (Firm); Discovery Channel (Firm); Films for the Humantites & Sciences (Firm)
ISBN: 0736552316 9780736552318
OCLC Number: 50848609
Notes: Originally produced in 2001.
"FFH-30743-A-NT"--Cassette label.
"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 videocassette (51 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Great books (Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm))
Responsibility: produced by the Cronkite Ward Company for TLC ; written & produced by James Barrat.

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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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