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Moses und Aron : Oper in drei Akten / eine Koproduktion des Osterreichischen Rundfunks und der A.R.D. (einschliesslich Westberlin) ; in deutsche-französischer Koproduktion der Janus Film & Fernsehen mit der NEF diffusion ; Produktionsleiung, Regie, Schnitt, Danièle Huillet, Jean-Marie Straub ; von Arnold Schoenberg.

Publication:
[New York, N.Y.] : Grasshopper Film, [2017]
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (107 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 leaflet (4 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 15 cm)
Series:
Straub-Huillet collection.
The Straub-Huillet collection
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Other Title:
English title on container and disc label: Moses and Aaron
Subjects:
Moses (Biblical leader) -- Drama.
Aaron (Biblical priest) -- Drama.
Aaron (Biblical priest).
Moses (Biblical leader).
Operas.
Form/Genre:
Opera films.
Feature films.
Bible films.
Bible films.
Drama.
Feature films.
Opera films.
Language:
In German, with optional English subtitles.
System Details:
Blu-ray; 16:9 widescreen presentation; DTS-HD master audio 1.0; all regions; requires Blu-ray player.
digital optical DTS-HD master audio
video file Blu-ray all regions
Summary:
Moses und Aaron: An adaptation of Schoenberg's unfinished opera; a thrilling and rigorous consideration of Biblical and archaeological history, particularly with respect to the collective memory of the Egyptian enslavement of the Hebrews and the Exodus.
Machorka-Muff: A powerful, almost surreal distillation of a story by Heinrich Böll, Straub-Huillet's debut short film concerns a former Nazi colonel who takes advantage of his political and sexual status in post-war Germany.
Not reconciled: Straub-Huillet's heralded feature debut charts the origins and legacy of Nazism, as well as the moral demands of obedience and sacrifice within the German bourgeois family, in this vigorous adaptation of Heinrich Böll's novel.
Introduction to Arnold Schoenberg's "Accompaniment to a cinematographic scene": A fierce condemnation of anti-Semitism and the barbaric war machine of capitalism, inspired by a letter written in 1923 by composer Arnold Schoenberg to painter Wassily Kandinsky.
Participant:
Günter Reich (Moses), Louis Devos (Aron), Eva Csapó, Roger Lucas, Richard Salter ; Chor des Oesterreichischen Rundfunks ; Symphonieorchester des Oesterreichischen Rundfunks ; musical direction, Michael Gielen.
Credits:
Director of photography, Ugo Piccone, Saverio Diamanti, Gianni Canfarelli, Renato Berta ; choreography, Jochen Ulrich.
Notes:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1974.
Restored in 2K.
"09"--Container's spine.
Includes a booklet with an essay by Ted Fendt, editor of "Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet."
Special features: Three films by Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet: Machorka-Muff (1962, 18 min., black and white) ; Nicht Versöhnt, oder, Es hilft nur Gewalt, wo Gewalt herrscht = Not reconciled, or, Only violence helps, where it rules (1964, 55 min., black and white) ; Einleitung zu Arnold Schoenbergs Begleitmusik zu einer Lichtspielscene = Introduction to Arnold Schoenberg's "Accompaniment to a cinematographic scene" (1972, 15 min., color and black and white); theatrical trailer.
Contributor:
Huillet, Danièle, film director, film producer.
Straub, Jean-Marie, film director, film producer.
Reich, Günter (Baritone), performer.
Devos, Louis, 1926-2015, performer.
Csapó, Eva, performer.
Lucas, Roger, performer.
Salter, Richard, 1943-2009, performer.
Gielen, Michael, 1927-2019, conductor.
Österreichischer Rundfunk. Chor. performer.
Österreichischer Rundfunk. Symphonie-Orchester. performer.
Österreichischer Rundfunk, production company.
Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Öffentlich-Rechtlichen Rundfunkanstalten der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, production company.
Hessischer Rundfunk, production company.
Janus Film und Fernsehen (Firm), production company.
Nouvelles éditions de films (Firm), production company.
Grasshopper Film (Firm), publisher.
Contains:
Container of: Moses und Aron (Motion picture)
Container of: Machorka-Muff (Motion picture)
Container of: Nicht versöhnt, oder, Es hilft nur Gewalt, wo Gewalt herrscht (Motion picture)
Container of: Einleitung zu Arnold Schoenbergs Begleitmusik zu einer Lichtspielscene (Motion picture)
OCLC:
1026493362
Publisher Number:
853294007169