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The Resource The saddest music in the world, Rhombus Media : Buffalo Gal Pictures ; Ego Film Arts, (videorecording)

The saddest music in the world, Rhombus Media : Buffalo Gal Pictures ; Ego Film Arts, (videorecording)

Label
The saddest music in the world
Title
The saddest music in the world
Statement of responsibility
Rhombus Media : Buffalo Gal Pictures ; Ego Film Arts
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Dark comedy about a Depression-era beer baroness who sponsors a contest to find the worldś saddest tune
Member of
Additional physical form
Widescreen version (1.85:1). Enhanced for 16x9 TVs.
Cataloging source
TXNES
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Luc Monepellier ; editor, David Wharnsby ; music, Christopher Dedrick ; writers, George Toles and Guy Maddin ; producers, Niv Fichman, Jody Shapiro ; written by George Toles and Guy Maddin ; directed by Guy Madden
Intended audience
  • Rated R for some sexuality and violent images
  • IMDb rating: 7.1
Language note
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
  • In English with optional subtitles in English or Spanish
PerformerNote
Starring Isabella Rossellini, Mark McKinney, Maria de Medeiros, David Fox, Ross McMillan
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1959-
  • 1954-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Maddin, Guy
  • Rossellini, Isabella
  • McKinney, Mark
  • Ishiguro, Kazuo
  • Medeiros, Maria de
  • Rhombus Media (Firm)
  • Buffalo Gal Pictures (Firm)
  • Ego Film Arts (Firm)
  • MGM Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • IFC Films
Runtime
101
Series statement
MGM DVD
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Feature films
  • Music
  • Contests
  • Prizes
Technique
live action
Label
The saddest music in the world, Rhombus Media : Buffalo Gal Pictures ; Ego Film Arts, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2003
  • In Dolby digital surround sound
  • "Love. Politics. Beer."--Container
  • Based on an original screenplay by Kazuo Ishiguro
Bar code
  • 31223123848583
  • 31223123848625
  • 31223123848609
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features: 3 short films from director Guy Maddin; "Teardrops in the snow: the making of the Saddest Music in the World" featurette; "The Saddest Characters in the World: the cast of the Saddest Music in the World" featurette; teasers; original theatrical trailer
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 101 min.)
Isbn
9780792862352
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sound, b&w/col.
Publisher number
027616911704
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)780020351
System details
DVD
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
The saddest music in the world, Rhombus Media : Buffalo Gal Pictures ; Ego Film Arts, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2003
  • In Dolby digital surround sound
  • "Love. Politics. Beer."--Container
  • Based on an original screenplay by Kazuo Ishiguro
Bar code
  • 31223123848583
  • 31223123848625
  • 31223123848609
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features: 3 short films from director Guy Maddin; "Teardrops in the snow: the making of the Saddest Music in the World" featurette; "The Saddest Characters in the World: the cast of the Saddest Music in the World" featurette; teasers; original theatrical trailer
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 101 min.)
Isbn
9780792862352
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sound, b&w/col.
Publisher number
027616911704
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)780020351
System details
DVD
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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