The immortal story
DVD
2016
1 available of 2 items

A wealthy merchant in nineteenth century Macao becomes obsessed with bringing to life an oft-related anecdote about a rich man who gives a poor sailor a small sum of money to impregnate his wife.

Item Details
Subjects:
Dinesen, Isak, 1885-1962 -- Film adaptations.
Heirs -- Portugal -- Mação (Concelho) -- Drama.
Merchants -- Portugal -- Mação (Concelho) -- Drama.
Rich people -- Portugal -- Mação (Concelho) -- Drama.
Genre:
Film adaptations.
Made-for-TV movies.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Other Authors:
Coggio, Roger, 1934-2001, actor.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Eshley, Norman, actor.
Moreau, Jeanne, 1928- actor.
Television adaptation of (work): Dinesen, Isak, 1885-1962. Babette's feast.
Welles, Orson, 1915-1985, screenwriter, film director, actor.
ISBN:
9781681431932
Description:
2 videodiscs (58 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
digital optical
video file DVD video
Target Audience Note:
CHVR: Not rated.
Other Title:
Container of (work): Histoire immortelle (Motion picture)
Container of (expression): Histoire immortelle (Motion picture). English.
Notes:
Title from sell sheet.
New, restored 4k digital transfer of the English-language version of the film.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1968.
Adaptation of "Babette's feast" by Isak Dinesen.
Wide screen (1.66:1).
Special features: audio commentary from 2005 featuring film scholar Adrian Martin; portrait: Orson Welles, a 1968, documentary directed by François Reichenbach and Frédéric Rossif; new interview with actor Norman Eshley; itnerview from 2004 with cinematographer Willy Kurant; new interview with Welles scholar François Thomas; essay by film critic Jonathan Rosenbaum.
Orson Welles, Jeanne Moreau, Roger Coggio, Norman Eshley.
DVD.
English or French dialogue; subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Publisher or Distributor Number:
CC2666DDVD
11648321
Link to PAC
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