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Kes [videorecording] / United Artists Pictures Inc. ; Woodfall Films present a Kestrel Films production ; adapted by Barry Hines, Kenneth Loach, Tony Garnett ; produced by Tony Garnett ; directed by Kenneth Loach.

Publication:
England : Warner Home Video, c1988.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videocassette (107 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Subjects:
Hines, Barry, 1939- -- Film adaptations.
Teenage boys -- Drama.
Kestrels -- Drama.
Falconry -- Drama.
Wildlife rehabilitation -- Drama.
Working class families.
England, Northern -- Drama.
Motion pictures, British.
Form/Genre:
Feature films.
Motion pictures, British.
Film adaptations.
System Details:
VHS-PAL.
Summary:
Film "chronicling the boyhood experiences of Billy, whose expectations lead no further than following his brother into the pits when he reaches manhood. Everything changes when he finds Kes, a young Kestrel, whom he trains. Their relationship becomes symbolic of a doomed attempt to escape the drudgery of the industrial North."--Container.
Participant:
David Bradley, Colin Welland, Lynne Perrie, Freddie Fletcher, Brian Glover, Bob Bowes.
Credits:
Photography, Chris Menges ; editing, Roy Watts ; music, John Cameron.
Notes:
Based on the book A kestrel for a knave, by Barry Hines.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1969.
Contributor:
Loach, Ken, 1936- , Director
Garnett, Tony. , Producer
Bradley, David, 1955- , Adapter, Actor
Welland, Colin. , Actor
Perrie, Lynne. , Actor
Cameron, John. , Composer
Hines, Barry, 1939- , Author
United Artists Corporation. , Producer
Woodfall Film Productions. , Producer
Kestrel Films (Firm) , Producer
Warner Home Video (Firm). , Distributor
Van Wert Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
48866750
Publisher Number:
5014789947925
99479 Warner Home Video
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