[Chicago, IL] : Home Vision Entertainment, c2003.
1 videodisc (77 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, Dolby digital mono.
At head of title: Robert Flaherty's.
Colman "Tiger" King, Maggie Dirrane, Michael Dillane.
Writer/director/photographer, Robert Flaherty in collaboration with Frances Flaherty ; producer, Michael Balcon ; original music, John Greenwood, musical score, John Greenwood under the direction of Louis Levy; music direction, Louis Levy; editor and scenarist, John Goldman; cinematography, Robert J. Flaherty; assistant director, Pat Mullin (John), of Aran.
Originally released as a motion picture documentary in 1934.
Specially composed score based on the original Irish folk songs of the Aran Islands.
Recorded at Gainsborough Studios, Islington (London, England).
Documents the life of a family in a small fishing village in the Aran Islands, Ireland, as it struggles to win the daily battle against its magnificent opponent--the sea.
Special features: How the Myth was made (a 60 min. documentary) ;Hidden and Seeking: a documentary excerpt featuring Frances Flaherty (presented in b&w) ; Flaherty and Film: a filmed discussion of Man of Aran with Frances Flaherty (presented in b&w) ; Looking Back: Robert J. Flaherty reflects on the making of Man of Aran (presented in color) ; Outside the Frame: a gallery of rare photos and sketches (presented in b&w).
Robert Flaherty's man of Aran
MAN 240 Home Vision Entertainment