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The Resource The death of Klinghoffer, music by John Adams ; libretto by Alice Goodman ; directed by Penny Woolcock ; producer, Madonna Baptiste ; executive producer, Jan Younghusband ; A Blast! Films production for Channel 4 in association with ZDF, ARTE, SBS and SR DRS

The death of Klinghoffer, music by John Adams ; libretto by Alice Goodman ; directed by Penny Woolcock ; producer, Madonna Baptiste ; executive producer, Jan Younghusband ; A Blast! Films production for Channel 4 in association with ZDF, ARTE, SBS and SR DRS

Label
The death of Klinghoffer
Title
The death of Klinghoffer
Statement of responsibility
music by John Adams ; libretto by Alice Goodman ; directed by Penny Woolcock ; producer, Madonna Baptiste ; executive producer, Jan Younghusband ; A Blast! Films production for Channel 4 in association with ZDF, ARTE, SBS and SR DRS
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • ita
  • spa
  • eng
Awards note
Official selection Sundance Film Festival 2003; winner of the Prix Italia
Cataloging source
ZMS
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Graham Smith ; production designer, John Ellis
Language note
Sung in English; subtitles (opera only) in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
PerformerNote
Yvonne Howard, Susan Bickley, mezzo sopranos ; Tom Randle, tenor ; Sanford Sylvan, Christopher Maltman, Kamel Boutros, Leigh Melrose, baritones ; Emil Marwa, actor ; supporting soloists ; London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus ; John Adams, conductor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1947-
  • 1960-
  • 1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Adams, John
  • Goodman, Alice
  • Woolcock, Penny
  • Baptiste, Madonna
  • Younghusband, Jan
  • Sylvan, Sanford
  • Howard, Yvonne
  • Maltman, Christopher
  • Randle, Thomas
  • Boutros, Kamel
  • Melrose, Leigh
  • Marwa, Emil
  • Bickley, Susan
  • Adams, John
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • London Symphony Chorus
  • Decca Record Company
  • Channel Four (Great Britain)
  • Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen
  • Association relative à la télévision européenne
Runtime
166
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Klinghoffer, Leon
  • Achille Lauro Hijacking Incident, 1985
  • Arab-Israeli conflict
  • Palestinian Arabs
  • Terrorism
  • Maritime terrorism
Technique
live action
Label
The death of Klinghoffer, music by John Adams ; libretto by Alice Goodman ; directed by Penny Woolcock ; producer, Madonna Baptiste ; executive producer, Jan Younghusband ; A Blast! Films production for Channel 4 in association with ZDF, ARTE, SBS and SR DRS
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Opera, based on the hijacking by Palestinian terrorists of the Mediterranean cruise ship Achille Lauro
  • Durations: 119 min. (opera); 47 min. (Filming "The death of Klinghoffer")
  • Special features: filming "The death of Klinghoffer"; director's commentary
  • "Award-winning British film-maker Penny Woolcock, working with the composer, has ingeniously reworked the original, using techniques afforded by film to imbue the narrative with realism. Whilst the main action is shot on location in the Mediterranean, actual and recreated archive footage tells the broader story of the characters before and after the hijacking"--Container
  • Program notes, synopsis, and biographical notes on the composer, director, and performers (18 p.) inserted in container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
53907624
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (166 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • Bowdoin stacks copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
  • Colby: No Public Performance Rights purchased; for home or classroom use only
Other control number
044007418994
Other physical details
sound, color with some black and white sequences
Publisher number
B0001515-09
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format; Dolby digital stereo; digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The death of Klinghoffer, music by John Adams ; libretto by Alice Goodman ; directed by Penny Woolcock ; producer, Madonna Baptiste ; executive producer, Jan Younghusband ; A Blast! Films production for Channel 4 in association with ZDF, ARTE, SBS and SR DRS
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Opera, based on the hijacking by Palestinian terrorists of the Mediterranean cruise ship Achille Lauro
  • Durations: 119 min. (opera); 47 min. (Filming "The death of Klinghoffer")
  • Special features: filming "The death of Klinghoffer"; director's commentary
  • "Award-winning British film-maker Penny Woolcock, working with the composer, has ingeniously reworked the original, using techniques afforded by film to imbue the narrative with realism. Whilst the main action is shot on location in the Mediterranean, actual and recreated archive footage tells the broader story of the characters before and after the hijacking"--Container
  • Program notes, synopsis, and biographical notes on the composer, director, and performers (18 p.) inserted in container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
53907624
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (166 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • Bowdoin stacks copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
  • Colby: No Public Performance Rights purchased; for home or classroom use only
Other control number
044007418994
Other physical details
sound, color with some black and white sequences
Publisher number
B0001515-09
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format; Dolby digital stereo; digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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