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The Resource The ballad of the sad café, produced in association with the Criterion Collection, Merchant Ivory Productions ; a film by Simon Callow ; produced by Ismail Merchant ; screenplay by Michael Hirst ; directed by Simon Callow, (videorecording)

The ballad of the sad café, produced in association with the Criterion Collection, Merchant Ivory Productions ; a film by Simon Callow ; produced by Ismail Merchant ; screenplay by Michael Hirst ; directed by Simon Callow, (videorecording)

Label
The ballad of the sad café
Title
The ballad of the sad café
Statement of responsibility
produced in association with the Criterion Collection, Merchant Ivory Productions ; a film by Simon Callow ; produced by Ismail Merchant ; screenplay by Michael Hirst ; directed by Simon Callow
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Miss Amelia runs the town's only cafe and controls the locals through the careful distribution of her secretly brewed hooch. Her eccentric existence is threatened with the arrival of a dwarf who claims kinship and the reappearance of her rejected husband
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Walter Lassally ; editor, Andrew Marcus ; music, Richard Robbins
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Vanessa Redgrave, Keith Carradine, Rod Steiger, Cork Hubbert, Austin Pendleton, Beth Dixon
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1949-
  • 1937-
  • 1949-
  • 1925-2002
  • 1940-2012
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Callow, Simon
  • Redgrave, Vanessa
  • Carradine, Keith
  • Steiger, Rod
  • Robbins, Richard
  • Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
100
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Restaurateurs
  • Man-woman relationships
Technique
live action
Label
The ballad of the sad café, produced in association with the Criterion Collection, Merchant Ivory Productions ; a film by Simon Callow ; produced by Ismail Merchant ; screenplay by Michael Hirst ; directed by Simon Callow, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1991
  • Based on the novel by Carson McCullersand the play by Edward Albee
  • Special features: New high-definition digital transfer; audio commentary by Simon Callow
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm57457074
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (100 min.)
Isbn
9780780029170
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429198629
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) 739609
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The ballad of the sad café, produced in association with the Criterion Collection, Merchant Ivory Productions ; a film by Simon Callow ; produced by Ismail Merchant ; screenplay by Michael Hirst ; directed by Simon Callow, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1991
  • Based on the novel by Carson McCullersand the play by Edward Albee
  • Special features: New high-definition digital transfer; audio commentary by Simon Callow
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm57457074
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (100 min.)
Isbn
9780780029170
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429198629
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) 739609
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital surround
Video recording format
DVD

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