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The Resource Lord of the flies, Lewis Allen and Dana Hodgdon present Peter Brook's film ; executive producer, Al Hine ; produced by Lewis Allen ; directed by Peter Brook ; an Allen-Hodgdon, Two Arts Ltd. production, (videorecording)

Lord of the flies, Lewis Allen and Dana Hodgdon present Peter Brook's film ; executive producer, Al Hine ; produced by Lewis Allen ; directed by Peter Brook ; an Allen-Hodgdon, Two Arts Ltd. production, (videorecording)

Label
Lord of the flies
Title
Lord of the flies
Statement of responsibility
Lewis Allen and Dana Hodgdon present Peter Brook's film ; executive producer, Al Hine ; produced by Lewis Allen ; directed by Peter Brook ; an Allen-Hodgdon, Two Arts Ltd. production
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Contributor
Actor
Cinematographer
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Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
Writer of added text
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A group of boys, ages 6 to 12, survives a plane crash and becomes stranded on a deserted island. Ralph, Piggy and the others attempt to govern themselves, a task at which they fail disastrously. Two leaders--one civilized, one depraved--epitomize the forces of good against evil. In the hands of the renowned experimental theater director Peter Brook, William Golding's legendary novel on the primitivism lurking beneath civilization becomes a film as raw and ragged as the lost boys at its center. Taking an innovative documentary-like approach, Brook shot Lord of The Flies with an off-the-cuff naturalism, seeming to record a spontaneous eruption of its characters' ids. The result is a rattling masterpiece, as provocative as its source material
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Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Lord of the flies (Motion picture : 1963)
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Credits note
Director of photography, Tom Hollyman ; editors, Peter Brook, Gerald Feil, Jean-Claude Lubtchansky ; music by Raymond Leppard
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
English dialogue with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.L67 2013
PerformerNote
James Aubrey, Tom Chapin, Hugh Edwards, Roger Elwin, Tom Gaman
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1925-
  • 1905-2000
  • 1947-2010
  • 1951-
  • 1965-
  • 1925-
  • 1911-1993
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  • Brook, Peter
  • Allen, Lewis
  • Hodgdon, Dana H.
  • Hine, Al
  • Aubrey, James
  • Chapin, Tom
  • Edwards, Hugh
  • Elwin, Roger
  • Gaman, Tom
  • Hollyman, Tom
  • Feil, Gerald
  • Lubtchansky, Jean-Claude
  • Leppard, Raymond
  • Macnab, Geoffrey
  • Brook, Peter
  • Golding, William
  • Janus Films
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
90
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
43
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  • Golding, William
  • Airplane crash survival
  • Good and evil
  • Survival
  • Boys
  • Castaways
  • Islands
Technique
live action
Label
Lord of the flies, Lewis Allen and Dana Hodgdon present Peter Brook's film ; executive producer, Al Hine ; produced by Lewis Allen ; directed by Peter Brook ; an Allen-Hodgdon, Two Arts Ltd. production, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1963
  • From the novel by William Golding
  • Distributed by Janus Films
  • Special features: Disc 1: Restored 4k digital film transfer, supervised by Gerald Feil; Commentary featuring director Peter Brook, producer Lewis Allen, director of photography Tom Hollyman, and cameraman and editor Gerald Feil; Novel reading (audio recordings of William Golding reading from his novel, Lord of the Flies); Behind the scenes (home movies, screen tests, outtakes, and stills from the production, accompanied by commentary); Deleted scene (with optional commentary and reading by Golding); Peter Brook (interview with the director from 2008); Trailer. Disc 2: The south bank show: William Golding (25 minute excerpt from the 1980 episode of the British television series); Interview with Gerald Feil; The empty space (16 minute excerpt from Gerald Feil's 1975 documentary showcasing Brook's theatre methods); Living Lord of the Flies (composed of never-before-seen footage shot by the boy actors during production, with new voice-over by actor Tom Gaman). Booklet featuring an essay by film critic Geoffrey Macnab and an excerpt from Brook's autobiography The Shifting Point
Accompanying material
1 booklet (28 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn844090082
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-DVD special edition
Extent
2 videodiscs (90 min.)
Isbn
9781604657548
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515108317
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC2291D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781604657548
  • (OCoLC)844090082
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; PCM mono; 1.37:1 aspect ratio
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Lord of the flies, Lewis Allen and Dana Hodgdon present Peter Brook's film ; executive producer, Al Hine ; produced by Lewis Allen ; directed by Peter Brook ; an Allen-Hodgdon, Two Arts Ltd. production, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1963
  • From the novel by William Golding
  • Distributed by Janus Films
  • Special features: Disc 1: Restored 4k digital film transfer, supervised by Gerald Feil; Commentary featuring director Peter Brook, producer Lewis Allen, director of photography Tom Hollyman, and cameraman and editor Gerald Feil; Novel reading (audio recordings of William Golding reading from his novel, Lord of the Flies); Behind the scenes (home movies, screen tests, outtakes, and stills from the production, accompanied by commentary); Deleted scene (with optional commentary and reading by Golding); Peter Brook (interview with the director from 2008); Trailer. Disc 2: The south bank show: William Golding (25 minute excerpt from the 1980 episode of the British television series); Interview with Gerald Feil; The empty space (16 minute excerpt from Gerald Feil's 1975 documentary showcasing Brook's theatre methods); Living Lord of the Flies (composed of never-before-seen footage shot by the boy actors during production, with new voice-over by actor Tom Gaman). Booklet featuring an essay by film critic Geoffrey Macnab and an excerpt from Brook's autobiography The Shifting Point
Accompanying material
1 booklet (28 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn844090082
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-DVD special edition
Extent
2 videodiscs (90 min.)
Isbn
9781604657548
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515108317
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC2291D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781604657548
  • (OCoLC)844090082
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; PCM mono; 1.37:1 aspect ratio
Video recording format
DVD

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