The Resource The saddest music in the world, Rhombus Media and Buffalo Gal Pictures and Ego Film Arts presents ; producers, Niv Fichman, Jody Shapiro ; written by George Toles and Guy Maddin ; directed by Guy Maddin, (videorecording)

The saddest music in the world, Rhombus Media and Buffalo Gal Pictures and Ego Film Arts presents ; producers, Niv Fichman, Jody Shapiro ; written by George Toles and Guy Maddin ; directed by Guy Maddin, (videorecording)

Label
The saddest music in the world
Title
The saddest music in the world
Statement of responsibility
Rhombus Media and Buffalo Gal Pictures and Ego Film Arts presents ; producers, Niv Fichman, Jody Shapiro ; written by George Toles and Guy Maddin ; directed by Guy Maddin
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Isabella Rossellini stars as a Depression-era beer baroness who sponsors a contest to find the world's saddest tune in this dark comedy
Cataloging source
VP@
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography, Luc Montpellier ; editor, David Wharnsby ; music, Christopher Dedrick
Intended audience
Canadian Home Video rating: PG
Language note
In English with optional French subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.S22 2004
PerformerNote
Isabella Rossellini, Mark McKinney, Maria de Medeiros, David Fox, Ross McMillan
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1954-
  • 1963-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Maddin, Guy
  • Fichman, Niv
  • Shapiro, Jody
  • Toles, George E
  • Ishiguro, Kazuo
  • Rossellini, Isabella
  • McKinney, Mark
  • Medeiros, Maria de
  • TVA Films
  • Rhombus Media (Firm)
  • Buffalo Gal Pictures (Firm)
  • Ego Film Arts (Firm)
Runtime
101
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Music
  • Contests
  • Prizes (Property captured at sea)
  • Feature films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
Label
The saddest music in the world, Rhombus Media and Buffalo Gal Pictures and Ego Film Arts presents ; producers, Niv Fichman, Jody Shapiro ; written by George Toles and Guy Maddin ; directed by Guy Maddin, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2003
  • Special features: 3 short films from director Guy Maddin; "Teardrops in the snow: the making of the Saddest Music in the World" featurette; "The Saddest Characters in the World: the cast of the Saddest Music in the World" featurette; teasers; original theatrical trailer
  • Based on a screenplay by Kazuo Ighiguro
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
12 cm.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (DVD) (ca. 101 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Icelandic Collection copy gift from Lestrarfélag (The Icelandic Reading Society), Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Other control number
824255002790
Other physical details
sd., col. & b&w
Publisher number
TVA00313
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u1669813-01umb_inst
  • 1329840
  • (OCoLC)58868715
System details
DVD, widescreen, Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The saddest music in the world, Rhombus Media and Buffalo Gal Pictures and Ego Film Arts presents ; producers, Niv Fichman, Jody Shapiro ; written by George Toles and Guy Maddin ; directed by Guy Maddin, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2003
  • Special features: 3 short films from director Guy Maddin; "Teardrops in the snow: the making of the Saddest Music in the World" featurette; "The Saddest Characters in the World: the cast of the Saddest Music in the World" featurette; teasers; original theatrical trailer
  • Based on a screenplay by Kazuo Ighiguro
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
12 cm.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (DVD) (ca. 101 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Icelandic Collection copy gift from Lestrarfélag (The Icelandic Reading Society), Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Other control number
824255002790
Other physical details
sd., col. & b&w
Publisher number
TVA00313
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u1669813-01umb_inst
  • 1329840
  • (OCoLC)58868715
System details
DVD, widescreen, Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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