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Wonders are many [videorecording] : the making of Doctor Atomic / Docurama Films ; Independent Television Service ; Actual Films ; produced, directed and written by Jon Else ; producer, Bonni Cohen.

Publication:
[New York] : New Video Group, c2008.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (92 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
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Other Title:
Making of Doctor Atomic
Making of Dr. Atomic
Subjects:
Adams, John, 1947- Doctor Atomic.
Sellars, Peter.
Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967 -- Drama.
Manhattan Project (U.S.) -- Drama.
Atomic bomb -- Drama.
Opera -- Production and direction.
Nuclear weapons -- United States -- Testing.
Form/Genre:
Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
System Details:
DVD; NTSC; Dolby digital stereo.
Summary:
Tracks the creation of Peter Sellars' and John Adams' 2005 opera about Robert Oppenheimer and the Manhattan Project, while also exploring the complex birth of nuclear weapons with declassified footage of nuclear testing.
Participant:
Narrator, Eric Owens ; interviewees, John Adams, Peter Sellars, Gerald Finley, San Francisco Opera cast and crew.
Credits:
Camera, Jon Else, Jon Shenk, Michael Chin ; editor, Deborah Hoffmann ; composer, John Adams.
Notes:
Originally produced in 2007.
Special features: filmmaker audio commentary; filmmaker biography; trailer.
Contributor:
Else, Jon. , Producer, Director, Screenwriter
Cohen, Bonni. , Producer
Owens, Eric. , Narrator
Adams, John, 1947- , Interviewee, Composer
Sellars, Peter. , Interviewee, Librettist, Director
Finley, Gerald, 1960- , Interviewee, Performer
San Francisco Opera.
Docurama (Firm)
Independent Television Service.
Actual Films.
New Video Group.
ISBN:
1422929086
9781422929087
OCLC:
262785477
Publisher Number:
767685146170
NNVG146170 New Video Group