Aria - Special Edition DVD

Aria - Special Edition DVD
Conceived, developed and produced by Don Boyd, Aria is a completely unique film both structurally and also in the sheer scale of the production itself. Ten of the world's most creative and celebrated directors were each given the same brief; to choose a piece of opera music and then present a visual interpretation of that music with complete artistic freedom to stray from the narrative of the piece. The diversity of approaches and filmmaking styles resulted in an exhilarating operatic anthology by turns erotic, violent, funny and poignant. As well as the most prestigious collection of directors ever assembled, the stills photographers assigned to each were equally celebrated, among them David Bailey, Annie Leibovitz, Lord Snowdon, Terry O'Neill and John Swannell. The impressive cast list includes John Hurt, Tilda Swinton, Bridget Fonda and Elizabeth Hurley, Theresa Russell, Buck Henry, Beverly D'Angelo and Sophie Ward.

A remarkable collective achievement, Aria is a cinematic experience like no other.

Special Features
'Composing Aria': A New Documentary Featuring Interviews With Producers Don Boyd, Franc Roddam, Nicolas Roeg, Ken Russell, Charles Sturridge And Julien Temple, Audio Commentary By Producer Don Boyd, Stills Gallery, Original Theatrical Trailer
Aspect Ratio1.77:1 (16:9)
AudioEnglish Stereo LPCM
Case TypeAmaray Single
CastSevilla Delofski, Stephanie Lane, Theresa Russell, Valerie Allain, Roy Hyatt, Ruth Halliday, Nicola Swain, Paul Brightwell, Marianne McLoughlin, Marion Peterson, Dennis Holmes, Frank Baker, Jackson Kyle, Arthur Cox, Chris Hunter
DirectorFranc Roddam, Bill Bryden, Derek Jarman, Julien Temple, Nicolas Roeg, Robert Altman, Bruce Beresford, Jean-Luc Godard, Ken Russell, Charles Sturridge
HOH (Hard of Hearing)No
RegionDVD 2
Run Time88
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