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Into great silence [videorecording] / Philip Gröning ; Zeitgeist Films... [et al.]
DVDs DVDs | Zeitgeist Films | 2007 | Director's two-disc special ed. ; [widescreen version].
Available at Adult DVD-Nonfiction (Call number: 271.71 I pt.1-2)
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Imprint
[New York, NY] : Zeitgeist Films, 2007.
Edition
Director's two-disc special ed. ; [widescreen version].
Descript
2 videodiscs (162 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Note
Minimal dialogue in French and Latin, with optional English subtitles ; credits and some screen text in German.
Credits
Screen play,photography, original sound and film editing, Philip Gröning ; producers, Philip Gröning... [et. al.]
Note
Originally released as a documentary motion picture in 2005 under title: Die Grosse Stille.
Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary
The Grande Chartreuse, considered one of the world's most ascetic monasteries is based in the French Alps. This documentary shows life in the Grande Chartreuse monastery, home of the Carthusian Order. Using extended shots, no interviews, and no music other than that of the monks' own chanting, looks at the monks' days centered on contemplation, work, and study.
Note
Special features (disc 2): one hour of additional scenes, including a piece on the Carthusian's world-famous Charteuse liqueur ; Night office: A 53-minute video excerpt of the monks nightly ritual of psalms, laudes and matins ; The Carthusians: an extensive guide to the history, rules, architecture and paintings of the monastaries worldwide ; audio and photo galleries of the Grande Chartreuse ; video statement by Cardinal Poupard ; making-of dossier.
Local Note
MW, 9-07
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Note
French title: Grand silence
German title: Grosse Stille
ISBN
6311211610
9786311211618
ISBN/ISSN
795975109437
Music #
Z1094 Zeitgeist Films
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