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The Resource White material, IFC Films ; Why Not Productions présente ; un coproduction Why Not Productions, Wild Bunch, France 3 Cinéma ; un film de Claire Denis ; scénario, Clair Denis et Marie N'Diaye

White material, IFC Films ; Why Not Productions présente ; un coproduction Why Not Productions, Wild Bunch, France 3 Cinéma ; un film de Claire Denis ; scénario, Clair Denis et Marie N'Diaye

Label
White material
Title
White material
Statement of responsibility
IFC Films ; Why Not Productions présente ; un coproduction Why Not Productions, Wild Bunch, France 3 Cinéma ; un film de Claire Denis ; scénario, Clair Denis et Marie N'Diaye
Contributor
Actor
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Performer
Presenter
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • fre
Summary
Maria is an entitled white woman living in Africa, desperately unwilling to give up her family's crumbling coffee plantation despite the civil war closing in on her. A gripping evocation of the death throes of European colonialism and a fascinating look at a woman lost in her own mind
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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tIJeWjaio9c
Credits note
Cinematography, Yves Cape ; editing, Guy Lecorne ; music, Tindersticks
Language note
French dialogue with optional English subtitles
PerformerNote
Isabelle Huppert, Christopher Lambert, Nicolas Duvauchelle, William Nadylam, Michel Subor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1957-
  • 1935-
  • 1948-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Huppert, Isabelle,
  • Lambert, Christopher
  • Duvauchelle, Nicolas,
  • Nadylam, William,
  • Subor, Michel
  • Denis, Claire
  • NDiaye, Marie,
  • Cape, Yves,
  • Lecorne, Guy,
  • Tindersticks (Musical group),
  • IFC Films,
  • Why Not Productions Inc.,
  • Wild Bunch (Firm),
  • France 3 cinéma (Firm),
  • Criterion Collection (Firm),
Runtime
105
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
560
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Civil war
  • Coffee plantations
  • White people
  • Mothers and sons
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Africa
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
White material, IFC Films ; Why Not Productions présente ; un coproduction Why Not Productions, Wild Bunch, France 3 Cinéma ; un film de Claire Denis ; scénario, Clair Denis et Marie N'Diaye
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2009
  • Special features include interviews, deleted scenes, Ecrans Noirs film festival, 2010, trailer
  • Booklet includes the essay Out of Africa by Amy Taubin
Accompanying material
1 booklet (20 unnumbered pages ; 19 cm)
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
701713023
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in
  • other
Edition
Director-approved DVD special edition
Extent
1 videodisc (105 min.)
Isbn
9781604654103
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
  • Bowdoin College copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home, library or classroom use ONLY
Other control number
715515070416
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC1999D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)701713023
System details
DVD; Dolby digital surround; region 1, NTSC; widescreen
Terms governing use
  • Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
  • Bates: No Public Performance Rights purchased; home, library, or classroom use only
Video recording format
DVD
Label
White material, IFC Films ; Why Not Productions présente ; un coproduction Why Not Productions, Wild Bunch, France 3 Cinéma ; un film de Claire Denis ; scénario, Clair Denis et Marie N'Diaye
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2009
  • Special features include interviews, deleted scenes, Ecrans Noirs film festival, 2010, trailer
  • Booklet includes the essay Out of Africa by Amy Taubin
Accompanying material
1 booklet (20 unnumbered pages ; 19 cm)
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
701713023
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in
  • other
Edition
Director-approved DVD special edition
Extent
1 videodisc (105 min.)
Isbn
9781604654103
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
  • Bowdoin College copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home, library or classroom use ONLY
Other control number
715515070416
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC1999D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)701713023
System details
DVD; Dolby digital surround; region 1, NTSC; widescreen
Terms governing use
  • Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
  • Bates: No Public Performance Rights purchased; home, library, or classroom use only
Video recording format
DVD

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