The Resource Act of God, Mercury Films, Foundry Films present ; in association with documentary ; Channel 4, ARTE France ; produced by Nick De Pencier, Daniel Iron, Jennifer Baichwal ; writers, Jennifer Baichwal, James O'Reilly ; director, Jennifer Baichwal, (videorecording)

Act of God, Mercury Films, Foundry Films present ; in association with documentary ; Channel 4, ARTE France ; produced by Nick De Pencier, Daniel Iron, Jennifer Baichwal ; writers, Jennifer Baichwal, James O'Reilly ; director, Jennifer Baichwal, (videorecording)

Label
Act of God
Title
Act of God
Statement of responsibility
Mercury Films, Foundry Films present ; in association with documentary ; Channel 4, ARTE France ; produced by Nick De Pencier, Daniel Iron, Jennifer Baichwal ; writers, Jennifer Baichwal, James O'Reilly ; director, Jennifer Baichwal
Contributor
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • fre
  • yor
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
"Is being hit by lightning a random natural occurrence or a predestined event? Accidents, chance, fate and the elusive quest to make sense out of tragedy underpin [this]...new documentary, an elegant meditation on the metaphysical effects of being struck." -- Container
Related
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Nick De Pencier ; editor, Roland Schlimme ; original music improvised by Fred Frith ; original music composed by Martin Tielli, Dave Bidini, Selina Martin
Dewey number
551.56/32
Intended audience
Rating: Not rated
Language note
In English ; Spanish, French and Yoruba dialogue subtitled in English; closed-captioned
LC call number
QC966
LC item number
.A28 2010
PerformerNote
Featuring: Paul Auster, Fred Frith, Chris Frith, James O'Reilly, Jean Ivens, Alex Hermant, Dalila Hermant, Dannion Brinkley, Juan González Hernández, Maria de los Angeles Peredo, Maria Salome Perez Morales, Nancy González
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1947-
  • 1959-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Baichwal, Jennifer
  • De Pencier, Nick
  • Iron, Daniel
  • Auster, Paul
  • Frith, Fred
  • Frith, Christopher D
  • Tielli, Martin
  • Martin, Selina
  • Bidini, Dave
  • O'Reilly, James
  • Ivens, Jean
  • Mercury Films Inc
  • Foundry Films
  • Channel Four Films (Firm)
  • ARTE France
  • Documentary (Firm)
  • Zeitgeist Films
  • Thames Television, ltd
Runtime
75
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lightning
  • Electrical injuries
  • Lightning
  • Predestination
  • Chance
Technique
live action
Label
Act of God, Mercury Films, Foundry Films present ; in association with documentary ; Channel 4, ARTE France ; produced by Nick De Pencier, Daniel Iron, Jennifer Baichwal ; writers, Jennifer Baichwal, James O'Reilly ; director, Jennifer Baichwal, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Special features: Act of God [container and menu title: Lightning: Act of God] (short film directed by Peter Greenaway; ca. 27 min.; originally broadcast on the Thames Television program Take 6 in 1980) -- Additional scenes (ca. 46 min. total) -- Interview with director Jennifer Baichwal (ca. 13 min.) -- Original theatrical trailer
  • Feature originally produced in 2008
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocn449992766
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (75 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
795975112239
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
Z1122
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)449992766
System details
DVD ; NTSC, Region 1 ; widescreen
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Act of God, Mercury Films, Foundry Films present ; in association with documentary ; Channel 4, ARTE France ; produced by Nick De Pencier, Daniel Iron, Jennifer Baichwal ; writers, Jennifer Baichwal, James O'Reilly ; director, Jennifer Baichwal, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Special features: Act of God [container and menu title: Lightning: Act of God] (short film directed by Peter Greenaway; ca. 27 min.; originally broadcast on the Thames Television program Take 6 in 1980) -- Additional scenes (ca. 46 min. total) -- Interview with director Jennifer Baichwal (ca. 13 min.) -- Original theatrical trailer
  • Feature originally produced in 2008
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocn449992766
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (75 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
795975112239
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
Z1122
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)449992766
System details
DVD ; NTSC, Region 1 ; widescreen
Video recording format
DVD

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