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The Resource Birdsong, a WTTV Working Title Television/Masterpiece co-production with NBC Universal for the BBC ; producer, Lynn Horsford ; screenplay by Abi Morgan ; director, Philip Martin, (videorecording)

Birdsong, a WTTV Working Title Television/Masterpiece co-production with NBC Universal for the BBC ; producer, Lynn Horsford ; screenplay by Abi Morgan ; director, Philip Martin, (videorecording)

Label
Birdsong
Title
Birdsong
Statement of responsibility
a WTTV Working Title Television/Masterpiece co-production with NBC Universal for the BBC ; producer, Lynn Horsford ; screenplay by Abi Morgan ; director, Philip Martin
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
  • Birdsong is the story of Stephen Wraysford, a young Englishman who arrives in Amiens in Northern France to stay with the Azaire family and falls desperately in love with Isabelle Azaire. They begin an illicit and all-consuming affair, but the relationship falters. Years later, Stephen finds himself serving on the Western Front in the very area where he experienced his great love. He must learn to endure the ravages of war and make peace with his feelings for Isabelle
  • As an English soldier fights in the horrific trenches of northern France during World War I, he is haunted by the memories of his forbidden love affair with a French woman
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Masterpiece theatre (Television program)
Credits note
Music, Nicholas Hooper ; editor, Kristina Hetherington ; director of photography, Julian Court ; executive producers, Sebastian Faulks, Ann Skinner, Simon Relph
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rating: Not rated
Language note
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PR6056.A89
LC item number
B57 2012
PerformerNote
Eddie Redmayne, Clémence Poésy, Joseph Mawle, Anthony Andrews, Marie-Josée Croze, Laurent Lafitte, Richard Madden, Matthew Goode, Rory Keenan, Thomas Turgoose
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1982-
  • 1974-
  • 1948-
  • 1970-
  • 1978-
  • 1973-
  • 1986-
  • 1940-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Martin, Philip
  • Horsford, Lynn
  • Redmayne, Eddie
  • Poésy, Clémence
  • Mawle, Joseph
  • Andrews, Anthony
  • Croze, Marie-Josée
  • Goode, Matthew
  • Lafitte, Laurent
  • Madden, Richard
  • Turgoose, Thomas
  • Morgan, Abi
  • Hooper, Nicholas
  • Faulks, Sebastian
  • Skinner, Ann
  • Relph, Simon
  • Working Title Television
  • NBC Universal Television
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
Runtime
165
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Faulks, Sebastian
  • Man-woman relationships
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • British
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Birdsong, a WTTV Working Title Television/Masterpiece co-production with NBC Universal for the BBC ; producer, Lynn Horsford ; screenplay by Abi Morgan ; director, Philip Martin, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Videodisc release of the 2012 television miniseries
  • Also broadcast in the United States as part of the 2012 television series Masterpiece theatre
  • Based on the novel by Sebastian Faulks
  • Special features: The love story; behind the scenes; the war story
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocn783641522
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (165 min.)
Isbn
9781608836611
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887016643
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
MST64211
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) 1422136
System details
DVD ; widescreen presentation ; 5.1 Surround ; NTSC, region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Birdsong, a WTTV Working Title Television/Masterpiece co-production with NBC Universal for the BBC ; producer, Lynn Horsford ; screenplay by Abi Morgan ; director, Philip Martin, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Videodisc release of the 2012 television miniseries
  • Also broadcast in the United States as part of the 2012 television series Masterpiece theatre
  • Based on the novel by Sebastian Faulks
  • Special features: The love story; behind the scenes; the war story
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocn783641522
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (165 min.)
Isbn
9781608836611
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887016643
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
MST64211
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) 1422136
System details
DVD ; widescreen presentation ; 5.1 Surround ; NTSC, region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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