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The saddest music in the world

Author: Guy MaddinNiv FichmanJody ShapiroGeorge E TolesIsabella RosselliniAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, [2004]
Series: MGM DVD.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Isabella Rossellini stars as a Depression-era beer baroness who sponsors a contest to find the world's saddest tune in this dark comedy.
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Genre/Form: Musical films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Film adaptations
Films for the hearing impaired
Named Person: Kazuo Ishiguro; Kazuo Ishiguro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Guy Maddin; Niv Fichman; Jody Shapiro; George E Toles; Isabella Rossellini; Mark McKinney; Maria de Medeiros; David Fox; Ross McMillan; Luc Montpellier; Dawud Wharnsby-Ali; Christopher Dedrick; Kazuo Ishiguro; Rhombus Media (Firm); Buffalo Gal Pictures (Firm); Ego Film Arts (Firm); MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
ISBN: 079286235X 9780792862352
OCLC Number: 56909090
Language Note: English soundtrack (5.1 surround) with optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 2003.
Based on an original screenplay by Kazuo Ishiguro.
Special features: 3 short films from director Guy Maddin; "Teardrops in the snow: the making of the Saddest Music in the World" featurette; "The Saddest Characters in the World: the cast of the Saddest Music in the World" featurette; teasers; original theatrical trailer.
Credits: Director of photography, Luc Montpellier ; editor, David Wharnsby ; music, Christopher Dedrick.
Cast: Isabella Rossellini, Mark McKinney, Maria de Medeiros, David Fox, Ross McMillan.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; some sexuality and violent images.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 101 min.) : sound, color & black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen presentation (aspect ratio 1.85:1); Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Contents: Special features: Widescreen (16:9) --
3 short films from director Guy Maddin --
"Teardrops in the snow: The making of The saddest music in the world" featurette --
"The saddest characters in the world: The cast of The saddest music in the world" featurette --
Teasers --
Original theatrical trailer --
Language: English 5.1 surround --
Subtitles: English, Spanish.
Series Title: MGM DVD.
Responsibility: Rhombus Media, Buffalo Gal Pictures and Ego Film Arts present ; written by George Toles and Guy Maddin ; produced by Niv Fichman, Jody Shapiro ; directed by Guy Maddin.

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Isabella Rossellini stars as a Depression-era beer baroness who sponsors a contest to find the world's saddest tune in this dark comedy.

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