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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, (videorecording)

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, (videorecording)

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
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Composer
Conductor
Director
Librettist
Performer
Production personnel
Vocalist
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • ita
  • spa
  • eng
Member of
Awards note
Official selection Sundance Film Festival 2003; winner of the Prix Italia.
Cataloging source
ZMS
Characteristic
videorecording
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Adams, John
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
Sanford Sylvan (Leon Klinghoffer) ; Yvonne Howard (Marilyn Klinghoffer) ; Christopher Maltman (Captain) ; Tom Randle (Molqi) ; Kamel Boutros (Mamoud) ; Leigh Melrose (Rambo) ; Emil Marwa (Omar) (sung by Susan Bickley) ; supporting soloists ; London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus ; John Adams, conductor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Goodman, Alice
  • Woolcock, Penny
  • Baptiste, Madonna
  • Younghusband, Jan
  • Sylvan, Sanford
  • Howard, Yvonne
  • Maltman, Christopher
  • Randle, Thomas
  • Boutros, Kamel
  • Melrose, Leigh
  • Marwa, Emil
  • Bickley, Susan
  • 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
  • Operas
  • Achille Lauro Hijacking Incident, 1985
  • Video recordings
  • DVD-Video discs
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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
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.) laid in container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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
  • UMKC: Gift purchased by the UMKC Friends of the Library.
  • MU: Performance rights: Home view.
  • UMKC: Inquire with copyright@umkc.edu about availability of public performance rights.
Other control number
044007418994
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
B0001515-09
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; 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, (videorecording)
Publication
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.) laid in container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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
  • UMKC: Gift purchased by the UMKC Friends of the Library.
  • MU: Performance rights: Home view.
  • UMKC: Inquire with copyright@umkc.edu about availability of public performance rights.
Other control number
044007418994
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
B0001515-09
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; Dolby digital stereo; digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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