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Title Abschied aus buckow [videorecording] = The farewell / ein film von Jan Schütte ; produrtert von Gesche Carstens, Henryk Romanowski, Jan Schütte ; regie, Jan Schütte.
Publication New York : New Yorker Video, [2005]
Description 1 videodisc (87 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
4 3/4 in.
digital optical Dolby
video file
Call # DVD
System Req DVD; Dolby Digital.
Cast Josef Bierbichler, Monica Bleibtreu, Klaus Pohl, Jeanette Hain, Elfriede Irall, Margit Rogal, Samuel Fintzi.
Credits Director of photography, Edward Kłosinski ; editor, Renate Merck ; music, John Cale ; costume designer, Katharina Wöppermann.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2000.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary In addition to his prodigious output as a playwright, poet and theatrical producer, Bertolt Brecht maintained no fewer than three mistresses at any one time throughtout his adult life. Takes place in a single day, toward the end of his life, in the late summer of 1956, as Brecht prepares to leave his lakeside home and return to Berlin for the fall theater season. Surrounded by the women who form his extended family, he is the center of a quiet storm.
Note Special features: Foreign theatrical trailer; biographies of Bertolt Brecht and his wife Helene Weigel.
German dialogue, English subtitles.
Subject Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956 -- Drama.
Mistresses -- Germany -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Germany -- Drama.
Addl. Author Schütte, Jan, 1957-
Bierbichler, Josef.
Bleibtreu, Monica, 1944-
Pohl, Klaus.
Hain, Jeanette, 1969-
Irrall, Elfriede, 1938-
Kłosiński, Edward, 1943-2008.
Cale, John.
New Yorker Video (Firm)
Alt Title Farewell
Abschied - Brechts letzter Sommer
ISBN 1567304133
Standard # 717119831547

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