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The peony pavilion / by Tang Xianzu ; Chen Shi-Zheng's internationally acclaimed production of the Chinese opera epic ; produced by the Lincoln Center Festival, New York and the Festival D'Automne à Paris ; Chen Shi-Zheng, director.

Publication:
Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment, ©2000.
Conference Name:
Lincoln Center Festival.
Format/Description:
Conference/Event
Video
1 videodisc (122 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([6] pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm.)
Subjects:
Operas, Chinese.
Operas, Chinese.
Form/Genre:
Documentary films.
Filmed performances.
Documentary films.
Language:
Sung in Chinese; optional subtitles in English, Chinese, or French.
System Details:
DVD, NTSC, Region 1; widescreen (1.78: 1 aspect ratio) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.
Summary:
A Chinese opera that is a romantic and poetic love story about a woman who returns from the dead to reunite with her true love. This abridged version of the epic masterpiece from the 16th century dramatist combines acting, singing, dance, aerobatics, stilt-walking, puppetry, recitation, pagentry and martial arts.
Contents:
The peony pavilion
A Chinese cracker : the making of The peony pavilion.
Participant:
Qian Yi as Du Liniang ; Wen Yuhang as Liu Mengmei.
Narrated by Robert Powell.
Credits:
Photography, Catherine Ashmore; music, Ye Tang.
Notes:
Includes a 1-hour documentary on the making of the Peony Pavilion.
Contributor:
Qian, Yi, performer., Performer
Wen, Yuhang, performer., Performer
Xianzu, Tang, librettist., Librettist
Shi-Zheng, Chen, director., Director
Powell, Robert, narrator., Narrator
Festival d'automne à Paris.
Image Entertainment (Firm), publisher.
Contains:
Tang, Ye, composer (expression). Mu-tan t'ing.
Chinese cracker : the making of The peony pavilion.
OCLC:
48758190
Publisher Number:
014381021523
ID0215RADVD Image Entertainment
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