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Prospero's books

Author: John GielgudMichael ClarkIsabelle PascoMichel BlancErland JosephsonAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : AAE Films, [2007]
Series: Allied Artists classics.
Edition/Format:   DVD video   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this adaption of William Shakespeare's The tempest, Prospero imagines and writes the play, speaking the characters' lines as he writes.
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Genre/Form: Fantasy films
Feature films
Erotic films
Film adaptations
Fiction films
Foreign films
Motion pictures
Drama
Named Person: William Shakespeare
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Gielgud; Michael Clark; Isabelle Pasco; Michel Blanc; Erland Josephson; Tom Bell; Peter Greenaway; Kees Kasander; Michael Nyman; William Shakespeare; Allarts (Firm); Cinéa (Firm); Elsevier Vendex Film.; Film Four International.; Studio Canal+.; Nihon Hōsō Kyōkai.; VPRO.; Caméra one (Firm : France); Penta Film (Firm); Allied Artists Entertainment, Inc.
OCLC Number: 191864734
Notes: "An adaptation of The tempest by William Shakespeare."--Container.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1991.
Credits: Director of photography, Sacha Vierny ; music by Michael Nyman ; edited by Marina Boobijl.
Cast: John Gielgud, Michael Clark, Isabelle Pasco, Michel Blanc, Erland Josephson, Tom Bell.
Target Audience: MPAA Rating: R.
Description: 1 videodisc (129 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Doby digital; stereo.
Contents: 1. A book of water --
2. A book of mirrors --
3. A memoria technica called architecture and other music --
8. An alphabetical inventory of the dead --
6. An atlas belonging to Orpheus --
8. Vesalius's lost "Anatomy of Birth" --
9. A primer of the small stars --
10. A book of universal cosmologies --
Enter Ariel --
12. End plants --
4. A bestiary of past, present and future animals --
15. A book of utopias --
16. A book of traveller's tales --
17. "Love of ruins" --
Book of traveller's tales --
18. The autobiographies of Semiramis and Pasiphae --
19. The ninety-two conceits of the Minotaur --
20. A book of motion --
21. A book of mythologies --
Good ship so have swallow'd --
Those are pearls that were his eyes --
Heavens keep him from these beasts --
Knowing I lov'd my books --
Summer --
Autumn --
Winter --
Spring --
22. A book of games --
23. A book of thirty-five plays --
24. A play called "The Tempest"
Series Title: Allied Artists classics.
Responsibility: an Allarts-Cinéa/Camera One-Penta co-production ; in association with Elsevier-Vendex, Film Four International, Canal +, NHK & VPRO Television ; [directed and written by Peter Greenaway ; produced by Kees Kasander].

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In this adaption of William Shakespeare's The tempest, Prospero imagines and writes the play, speaking the characters' lines as he writes.

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