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The tempest [videorecording] / Touchstone Pictures and Miramax Films present ; a Miranda Films, Talkstory Productions, Artemis Films production, in association with Mumbai Mantra Media Limited, Prologue Films ; a Julie Taymor film ; screenplay by Julie Taymor ; produced by Julie Taymor, Robert Chartoff, Lynn Hendee, Julia Taylor-Stanley, Jason K. Lau ; directed by Julie Taymor.

Taymor, Julie, 1952- (Added Author). Chartoff, Robert. (Added Author). Hendee, Lynn. (Added Author). Taymor-Stanley, Julia. (Added Author). Lau, Jason K. (Added Author). Cooper, Chris, 1951- (Added Author). Hounsou, Djimon, 1964- (Added Author). Mirren, Helen. (Added Author). Brand, Russell, 1975- (Added Author). Carney, Reeve. (Added Author). Conti, Tom. (Added Author). Jones, Felicity. (Added Author). Cumming, Alan, 1965- (Added Author). Molina, Alfred, 1953- (Added Author). Strathairn, David. (Added Author). Whishaw, Ben, 1980- (Added Author). Goldenthal, Elliot. (Added Author). Dryburgh, Stuart. (Added Author). Bonnot, Fran├žoise, 1939- (Added Author). Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Tempest. (Added Author). Miranda Films (Firm) (Added Author). Talkstory Productions. (Added Author). Artemis Films. (Added Author). Touchstone Pictures. (Added Author). Miramax Films. (Added Author). Touchstone Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Helen Mirren, Russell Brand, Reeve Carney, Tom Conti, Chris Cooper, Alan Cumming, Djimon Hounsou, Felicity Jones, Alfred Molina, David Strathairn, Ben Whishaw. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Summary:

"This modern retelling of William Shakespeare's final masterpiece is an exciting, mystical, and magical fantasy ... Exiled to a magical island, the sorceress Prospera ... conjures up a storm that shipwrecks her enemies, and then unleashes her powers for revenge."--Container.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library DVD FIC TEM (Text) 33892005265195 Adult DVDs DVD None 02/18/2014 Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 110 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Burbank, Calif.] : Touchstone Home Entertainment, 2011.
  • Distributor: Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Adapted from the play by William Shakespeare.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2010.
Formatted Contents Note:
Special features: Raising the Tempest ; Audio commentary [with director Julie Taymor or Shakespeare experts: Virginia Vaughan & Jonathan Bate] ; Russell Brand rehearsal riff ; O mistress mine -- music video.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Stuart Dryburgh ; production designer, Mark Friedberg ; editor, Fran├žoise Bonnot ; music, Elliot Goldenthal.
Participant or Performer Note:
Helen Mirren, Russell Brand, Reeve Carney, Tom Conti, Chris Cooper, Alan Cumming, Djimon Hounsou, Felicity Jones, Alfred Molina, David Strathairn, Ben Whishaw.
Summary, etc.:
"This modern retelling of William Shakespeare's final masterpiece is an exciting, mystical, and magical fantasy ... Exiled to a magical island, the sorceress Prospera ... conjures up a storm that shipwrecks her enemies, and then unleashes her powers for revenge."--Container.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some nudity, suggestive content and scary images.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1; NTSC.
Language Note:
English or dubbed Spanish dialogue, optional Spanish subtitles ; subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH) ; closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
Academy Awards, USA, 2011: Best Achievement in Costume Design (Sandy Powell).
Closing Night, Venice Film Festival ; Centerpiece, New York Film Festival.
Subject: Fathers and daughters > Drama.
Political refugees > Drama.
Shipwreck victims > Drama.
Magicians > Drama.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Tempest > Film adaptations.
Genre: Film adaptations.
Romance films.
Fantasy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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