Coverart for item
The Resource Act of God, Mercury Films, Foundry Films present in association with documentary, Channel 4, ARTE France ; director, Jennifer Baichwal ; produced by Nick de Pencier, Daniel Iron, Jennifer Baichwal ; writers, Jennifer Baichwal, James O'Reilly ; produced by Foundry Films Inc., Mercury Films Inc

Act of God, Mercury Films, Foundry Films present in association with documentary, Channel 4, ARTE France ; director, Jennifer Baichwal ; produced by Nick de Pencier, Daniel Iron, Jennifer Baichwal ; writers, Jennifer Baichwal, James O'Reilly ; produced by Foundry Films Inc., Mercury Films Inc

Label
Act of God
Title
Act of God
Statement of responsibility
Mercury Films, Foundry Films present in association with documentary, Channel 4, ARTE France ; director, Jennifer Baichwal ; produced by Nick de Pencier, Daniel Iron, Jennifer Baichwal ; writers, Jennifer Baichwal, James O'Reilly ; produced by Foundry Films Inc., Mercury Films Inc
Contributor
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • yor
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • yor
  • eng
Summary
"Is being hit by lightning a random natural occurrence or a predestined event? Accidents, chance, fate and the elusive quest to make sense out of tragedy underpin [this] ... new documentary, an elegant meditation on the metaphysical effects of being struck"--Container
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Nick de Pencier ; editor, Roland Schlimme ; original music improvised by Fred Frith ; original music composed by Martin Tielli, Dave Bidini, Selina Martin
Language note
In English and French, Spanish, and Yoruba with English subtitles; English closed captioning
PerformerNote
Featuring: Paul Auster, Fred Frith, Chris Frith, James O'Reilly, Jean Ivens, Alex Hermant, Dalila Hermant, Dannion Brinkley, Juan González Hernández, Maria de los Angeles Peredo, Maria Salomé Pérez Morales, Nancy González
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1959-
  • 1947-
  • 1967-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Baichwal, Jennifer,
  • De Pencier, Nick,
  • Iron, Daniel,
  • O'Reilly, James
  • Auster, Paul
  • Frith, Fred
  • Frith, Christopher D
  • Ivens, Jean
  • Hermant, Alex
  • Hermant, Dalila
  • Brinkley, Dannion
  • González Hernández, Juan
  • Los Angeles Peredo, Maria de
  • Pérez Morales, Maria Salomé
  • Tielli, Martin
  • González, Nancy
  • Bidini, Dave
  • Martin, Selina
  • Mercury Films Inc
  • Foundry Films
  • documentary (Television station : Canada)
  • Channel Four Films (Firm)
  • ARTE France
  • Zeitgeist Films
Runtime
75
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lightning
  • Electrical injuries
  • Lightning
  • Predestination
  • Chance
Technique
live action
Label
Act of God, Mercury Films, Foundry Films present in association with documentary, Channel 4, ARTE France ; director, Jennifer Baichwal ; produced by Nick de Pencier, Daniel Iron, Jennifer Baichwal ; writers, Jennifer Baichwal, James O'Reilly ; produced by Foundry Films Inc., Mercury Films Inc
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Feature originally produced in 2008
  • Insert includes director's note and credits
  • Special features: Act of God [container and menu title: Lightning : act of God] (short film directed by Peter Greenaway; ca. 27 min.; originally broadcast on the Thames Television program Take 6 in 1980); additional scenes (ca. 46 min.); interview with director Jennifer Baichwal (ca. 13 min.); original theatrical trailer
Accompanying material
1 insert ([4] pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
449992766
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (75 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
795975112239
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
Z1122
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)449992766
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.85:1 theatrical aspect ratio); stereo
Terms governing use
Bates: Public performance rights purchased
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Act of God, Mercury Films, Foundry Films present in association with documentary, Channel 4, ARTE France ; director, Jennifer Baichwal ; produced by Nick de Pencier, Daniel Iron, Jennifer Baichwal ; writers, Jennifer Baichwal, James O'Reilly ; produced by Foundry Films Inc., Mercury Films Inc
Publication
Note
  • Feature originally produced in 2008
  • Insert includes director's note and credits
  • Special features: Act of God [container and menu title: Lightning : act of God] (short film directed by Peter Greenaway; ca. 27 min.; originally broadcast on the Thames Television program Take 6 in 1980); additional scenes (ca. 46 min.); interview with director Jennifer Baichwal (ca. 13 min.); original theatrical trailer
Accompanying material
1 insert ([4] pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
449992766
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (75 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
795975112239
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
Z1122
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)449992766
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.85:1 theatrical aspect ratio); stereo
Terms governing use
Bates: Public performance rights purchased
Video recording format
DVD

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