War Requiem DVD

War Requiem DVD
War Requiem DVD War Requiem DVD
Derek Jarman creates a visual evocation of the legendary original recording of Benjamin Britten's choral masterpiece which blended the Latin Mass of the Dead with the poignant poetry of Wilfred Owen, Britain's greatest chronicler of the Great War. Dramatised scenes featuring spell-binding performances from an extraordinary cast are interwoven with cinematic, poetic images and harrowing archive footage which all serve to recreate the horrors of 20th century wars – the loss of innocence, the unbearable suffering, the nightmares, the tragic waste of life. Critically-acclaimed on its release, Derek Jarman's War Requiem is perhaps the visionary director's greatest film. As testament to the futility of war it is a unique, unforgettable poignant and haunting experience.

Special Features
remastered From A New high Defintition Transfer, Remastered Audio Of Original Decca Recording, 'Requiem For Jarman' - Recollections On the Making Of The Film With Producer Don Boyd And Stars Tilda Swinton And Nathaniel Parker, 'War Requiem Live In Liverpool' - A Feature on The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic's 2008 Performance Of Britten's Masterpiece In Liverpool Cathedral, Audio Commentary With Producer Don Boyd
Specifications
Aspect Ratio1.77:1 (16:9)
AudioEnglish LPCM Stereo
BBFC12
Case TypeAmaray Single
CastRohan McCullough,Sean Bean,Spencer Leigh,Stuart Turton,Tilda Swinton,Milo Bell,Kim Kindersley,Laurence Olivier,Alex Jennings,Claire Davenport,Nathaniel Parker,Nigel Terry,Owen Teale,Patricia Hayes,Richard Stirling
ColourColour
DirectorDerek Jarman
Discs1
FormatDVD
HOH (Hard of Hearing)No
LanguageEnglish
RegionDVD 0
Released2008-11-10
Run Time89
Special Features
SubtitleEnglish
Year1989

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Tags: 1980s