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An angel at my table [videorecording] / produced by Hibiscus Films in association with the New Zealand Film Commission, Television New Zealand, Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Channel 4 ; Fine Line Features
DVDs DVDs | Home Vision Entertainment | c2005 | Special ed. ; widescreen version.
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Imprint
[United States] : Home Vision Entertainment, c2005.
Edition
Special ed. ; widescreen version.
Descript
1 videodisc (158 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series
Criterion collection ; 301
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 301.
System Det
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1, stereo.
Note
Closed-captioned.
Cast
Kerry Fox, Alexia Keogh, Karen Fergusson, Iris Churn, Kevin J. Wilson.
Credits
Screenplay, Laura Jones ; producer, Bridget Ikin ; director, Jane Campion ; director of photography, Stuart Dryburgh ; editor, Veronika Haussler ; music, Don McGlashan.
Note
Originally broadcast as a three-part television mini-series in 1990.
Based on the autobiographies of Janet Frame.
Audience
MPAA rating: R.
Summary
The true-life story of Janet Frame, New Zealand's most distinguished author. The film follows Frame along her inspiring journey, from a poverty-stricken childhood to a misdiagnosis of schizophrenia and electroshock therapy to, finally, literary fame.
Contents
To the Is-Land. -- An Angel at my table. -- The Envoy from mirror city.
Note
Special features: new high-definition digital transfer; audio commentary featuring Campion and Dryburgh; a documentary about the making; theatrical trailer; audio interview with Janet Frame, from 1983; photo gallery; a new essay by film critic Amy Taubin and reprinted excerpts from Frame's autobiography, which formed the basis of the film.
Local Note
MW, 3-06
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ISBN
1559409592
ISBN/ISSN
715515016124
Music #
CC1611D Home Vision Entertainment
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