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Michael [videorecording] / UFA ; written by Thea Von Harbou and Carl Theodor Dreyer ; producer, Erich Pommer ; directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer.

Publication:
New York, NY : Kino International Corp., c2004.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (86 min.) : si., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series:
Gaythemed films of the German silent era
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Other Title:
Original title: Mikaël [videorecording]
Subjects:
Bang, Herman, 1857-1912 -- Film adaptations.
Gay men -- Germany -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Motion pictures, German.
Silent films.
Romance films.
Language:
Silent with English intertitles.
System Details:
DVD - NTSC.
Summary:
A great, aging artist succumbs to despair when the young model and pupil he adores leaves him for a woman. Although the story is discreetly played at a father/adopted son level on the surface, the homosexual subtext is quite clear in this early Dreyer film made in Germany.
Participant:
Walter Slezak, Max Auzinger, Nora Gregor, Robert Garrison, Benjamin Christensen, Dider Aslan, Alexander Murski, Grete Moshem, Karl Freund.
Credits:
Cinematographer, Karl Freund, Rudolph Maté ; produced for video by David Shepard ; original music, Neal Kurz.
Notes:
Special features: audio commentary by Danish film scholar Casper Tybjerg ; Dreyer: a compete filmography.
Videodisc release of the 1924 motion picture.
Based on the novel by Herman Bang.
Contributor:
Dreyer, Carl Theodor, 1889-1968 , Director, Screenwriter
Harbou, Thea von, 1888-1954 , Screenwriter
Pommer, Erich, 1889-1966. , Producer
Slezak, Walter, 1902-1983. , Actor
Freund, Karl, 1890-1969 , Actor
Christensen, Benjamin, 1879-1959. , Actor
Grégor, Nora, 1901-1949. , Actor
Shepard, David. , Producer
Kurz, Neal. , Composer
Tybjerg, Casper. , Commentator
Bang, Herman, 1857-1912. , Author
UFA (Firm). , Producer
Kino International Corporation. , Distributor
OCLC:
57443435
Publisher Number:
738329038922
K389 Kino International Corp.