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The Resource Breaking the waves, Zentropa Entertainments, (videorecording)

Breaking the waves, Zentropa Entertainments, (videorecording)

Label
Breaking the waves
Title
Breaking the waves
Statement of responsibility
Zentropa Entertainments
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Bess, a pious, young Scottish woman, prays to God to send her husband, Jan, home from his job on an offshore oil rig. When an accident sends him home paralyzed, she's filled with guilt and submits to his wish that she take on other lovers, convinced that this will aid in his recovery
Awards note
Best Actress, National Society of Film Critics ; Best Actress, New York Film Critics ; Best Actress, 1996 Felix Awards ; Best Actress, Golden Globe Nominee ; Best Picture, National Society of Film Critics ; Best Picture, 1996 Felix Awards ; Best Picture, Golden Globe Nominee ; Grand Prix, Festival International du Film, Cannes, 1996 ; Best Director, National Society of Film Critics ; Best Director, New York Film Critics ; Best Cinematography, National Society of Film Critics.
Cataloging source
INT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Writer and director, Lars von Trier ; producers, Vibeke Windeløv, Peter Aalbæk Jensen ; executive music producer, Ray Williams ; director of photography, Robby Müller ; editor, Anders Refn
Dewey number
791.43
Language note
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.B735 1999
PerformerNote
Emily Watson, Stellan Skarsgård, Katrin Cartlidge, Jean-Marc Barr, Adrian Rawlins, Jonathan Hackett, Sandra Voe, Udo Kier
Runtime
152
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Breaking the waves, Zentropa Entertainments, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1996
  • "October Films."
  • Special features: trailer, production notes, scene access, and interactive menus
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
Contents
Bess gets married -- Life with Jan -- Life alone -- Jan's illness -- Doubt -- Faith -- Bess' sacrifice -- Epilogue: the funeral
Control code
sky254686433
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (152 min.)
Isbn
9781574927825
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
707729100485
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
10048
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
a2067556
System details
DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; 2.0 stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Breaking the waves, Zentropa Entertainments, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1996
  • "October Films."
  • Special features: trailer, production notes, scene access, and interactive menus
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
Contents
Bess gets married -- Life with Jan -- Life alone -- Jan's illness -- Doubt -- Faith -- Bess' sacrifice -- Epilogue: the funeral
Control code
sky254686433
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (152 min.)
Isbn
9781574927825
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
707729100485
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
10048
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
a2067556
System details
DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; 2.0 stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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