The Resource Institute Benjamenta : or this dream people call human life, Channel Four Films with the participation of British Screen presents a Koninck production ; in co-production with Image Forum and Pandora Film ; realisation, Brothers Quay

Institute Benjamenta : or this dream people call human life, Channel Four Films with the participation of British Screen presents a Koninck production ; in co-production with Image Forum and Pandora Film ; realisation, Brothers Quay

Label
Institute Benjamenta : or this dream people call human life
Title
Institute Benjamenta
Title remainder
or this dream people call human life
Statement of responsibility
Channel Four Films with the participation of British Screen presents a Koninck production ; in co-production with Image Forum and Pandora Film ; realisation, Brothers Quay
Contributor
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Jakob enrolls at the titular Institute--a dilapidated boarding school for the training of servants--and becomes embroiled in the world of the enigmatic siblings who run it: the sadistic Johannes and his sorrowful sister, Lisa
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Scenario, Alan Passes and Brothers Quay; cinematography, Nic Knowland; music, Lech Jankowski
Language note
In English; some sequences are in German with English subtitles. Also, English subtitles for the deaf and hearing-impaired
PerformerNote
Mark Rylance, Gottfried John, Daniel Smith, Alice Krige
Runtime
106
Technique
live action
Label
Institute Benjamenta : or this dream people call human life, Channel Four Films with the participation of British Screen presents a Koninck production ; in co-production with Image Forum and Pandora Film ; realisation, Brothers Quay
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Drawn from the novella, Jakob Von Gunten, and other texts of Robert Walser
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1995
  • Special features: Newly restored, high-definition master, enhanced for widescreen viewing and approved by the Quay Brothers ; Eurydice, She So Beloved, a rare 2007 Quay short ; Behind-the-scenes footage ; original theatrical trailer ; 12-page leaflet with liner notes and more
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
8ocm01844192
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (106 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
795975114233
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
Z1142
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen, 1.66:1 aspect ratio, mono sound
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Institute Benjamenta : or this dream people call human life, Channel Four Films with the participation of British Screen presents a Koninck production ; in co-production with Image Forum and Pandora Film ; realisation, Brothers Quay
Publication
Note
  • Drawn from the novella, Jakob Von Gunten, and other texts of Robert Walser
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1995
  • Special features: Newly restored, high-definition master, enhanced for widescreen viewing and approved by the Quay Brothers ; Eurydice, She So Beloved, a rare 2007 Quay short ; Behind-the-scenes footage ; original theatrical trailer ; 12-page leaflet with liner notes and more
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
8ocm01844192
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (106 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
795975114233
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
Z1142
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen, 1.66:1 aspect ratio, mono sound
Video recording format
DVD

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