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The Resource Antonio Gaudí, Janus Films ; Toho Co., Ltd. ; a Teshigahara Production ; producer, Noriko Nomura ; produced and directed and edited by Hiroshi Teshigahara, (videorecording)

Antonio Gaudí, Janus Films ; Toho Co., Ltd. ; a Teshigahara Production ; producer, Noriko Nomura ; produced and directed and edited by Hiroshi Teshigahara, (videorecording)

Label
Antonio Gaudí
Title
Antonio Gaudí
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; Toho Co., Ltd. ; a Teshigahara Production ; producer, Noriko Nomura ; produced and directed and edited by Hiroshi Teshigahara
Contributor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Consultant
Director
Distributor
Editor
Film editor
Interviewee
Performer
Production company
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • jpn
  • eng
  • jpn
  • jpn
Summary
"Everything comes from the great book of Nature; human attainments are an already printed book."--Gaudi, end title screen. The Catalan architect, ceramist, and sculptor united Neo-Gothic mysticism and grandeur with Art Nouveau lines, combined with a surreal apprehension of the power of nature. Less of a documentary than a tribute, Teshigahara's film becomes a place to get lost, a radically hypnotic travelogue that's completely symbiotic with its subject. Almost wordless, this visual rhapsody is accompanied by music from composer Toru Takemitsu, whose free-floating East-meets-West impressionism and organic flow mimics the sprouting curvilinear shapes of Gaudi's buildings
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography, Junichi Segawa, Yoshikazu Yanagida, Ryu Segawa ; music, Toru Takemitsu, Kurodo Mouri, Shinji Hori ; editor, Eiko Yoshida ; consultant, René Roland
Dewey number
720.92
Language note
In Japanese with optional subtitles in English
LC call number
  • NA1328
  • NA1313.G3
LC item number
  • .A58 2008
  • A58 2008
PerformerNote
Interview [subject] Isidro Puig Boada; Voice of Isidro Puig Boada, Seiji Miyaguchi
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1913-1985
  • 1938-2012
  • 1927-2011
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Teshigahara, Hiroshi
  • Nomura, Noriko S
  • Puig Boada, Isidre
  • Miyaguchi, Seiji
  • Isozaki, Arata
  • Hughes, Robert
  • Chang, Mandy
  • Russell, Ken
  • Segawa, Junichi
  • Yanagida, Yoshikazu
  • Segawa, Ryu
  • Takemitsu, Tōru
  • Mouri, Kurodo
  • Hori, Shinji
  • Yoshida, Eiko
  • Roland, René
  • Janus Films
  • Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Teshigahara Purodakushon
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
72
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
425
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gaudí, Antoni
  • Pedrera (Barcelona, Spain)
  • Palau de la Música Catalana (Barcelona, Spain)
  • Sagrada Família (Church : Barcelona, Spain)
  • Güell Park (Barcelona, Spain)
  • Eclecticism in architecture
  • Architects
  • Architecture
  • Barcelona (Spain)
  • Japanese language materials
  • Motion pictures
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Antonio Gaudí, Janus Films ; Toho Co., Ltd. ; a Teshigahara Production ; producer, Noriko Nomura ; produced and directed and edited by Hiroshi Teshigahara, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally produced as a Japanese documentary in 1984
Accompanying material
1 booklet (36 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Booklet :
  • Chapters
  • Cast and credits
  • "Border crossings"
  • Dore Ashton
  • "My first trip to the West" / Hiroshi Teshigahara
  • A photographic view of travels in the West
  • About the transfer
  • Disc one: The film
  • Logos -- Magic Fountain of Montjuïc -- Barcelona -- Spanish art -- Palace of Catalan music -- Casa Amatller -- Casa Batlló -- La Pedrera -- Catalonian countryside -- Designs -- Casa Vicens -- Bellesguard -- Santa Teresa School -- Güell Pavilions -- Güell palace -- Güell cellar -- Sagrada Familia School -- La Boqueria market -- Colònia Güell crypt -- Park Güell -- Montserrat -- Sagrada Família -- End credits -- Color bars
  • (72 min.) () Special features: Theatrical trailer (2 min.)
  • by Hiroshi Teshigahara
  • (17 min.) ();
  • booklet includes the essays "Border Crossings" by Dore Ashton and "My First Trip to the West" by Hiroshi Teshigahara
  • Disc two: The supplements:
  • Gaudí, Catalunya, 1959 [featurette]
  • by Hiroshi Teshigahara
  • (20 min.) -- Arata Isozaki interview [featurette] (13 min.) -- Visions of Space: Antoni Gaudí God's architect [featurette]
  • BBC ; by Robert Hughes ; produced and directed by Mandy Chang
  • (60 min) (2003) -- Monitor [featurette; b & w]
  • Ken Russell
  • (16 min) (2003) -- Vita: Sculptures by Sofu [featurette; b & w and color]
Control code
ocn190864772
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (72 min.)
Isbn
9781604650228
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 715515028325
  • 00715515028325
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC1742D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o190864772
  • (OCoLC)190864772
System details
DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; Dolby Digital mono. ; high-definition digital transfer, with restored image and sound ; 1.33:1 aspect ratio
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Antonio Gaudí, Janus Films ; Toho Co., Ltd. ; a Teshigahara Production ; producer, Noriko Nomura ; produced and directed and edited by Hiroshi Teshigahara, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally produced as a Japanese documentary in 1984
Accompanying material
1 booklet (36 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Booklet :
  • Chapters
  • Cast and credits
  • "Border crossings"
  • Dore Ashton
  • "My first trip to the West" / Hiroshi Teshigahara
  • A photographic view of travels in the West
  • About the transfer
  • Disc one: The film
  • Logos -- Magic Fountain of Montjuïc -- Barcelona -- Spanish art -- Palace of Catalan music -- Casa Amatller -- Casa Batlló -- La Pedrera -- Catalonian countryside -- Designs -- Casa Vicens -- Bellesguard -- Santa Teresa School -- Güell Pavilions -- Güell palace -- Güell cellar -- Sagrada Familia School -- La Boqueria market -- Colònia Güell crypt -- Park Güell -- Montserrat -- Sagrada Família -- End credits -- Color bars
  • (72 min.) () Special features: Theatrical trailer (2 min.)
  • by Hiroshi Teshigahara
  • (17 min.) ();
  • booklet includes the essays "Border Crossings" by Dore Ashton and "My First Trip to the West" by Hiroshi Teshigahara
  • Disc two: The supplements:
  • Gaudí, Catalunya, 1959 [featurette]
  • by Hiroshi Teshigahara
  • (20 min.) -- Arata Isozaki interview [featurette] (13 min.) -- Visions of Space: Antoni Gaudí God's architect [featurette]
  • BBC ; by Robert Hughes ; produced and directed by Mandy Chang
  • (60 min) (2003) -- Monitor [featurette; b & w]
  • Ken Russell
  • (16 min) (2003) -- Vita: Sculptures by Sofu [featurette; b & w and color]
Control code
ocn190864772
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (72 min.)
Isbn
9781604650228
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 715515028325
  • 00715515028325
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC1742D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o190864772
  • (OCoLC)190864772
System details
DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; Dolby Digital mono. ; high-definition digital transfer, with restored image and sound ; 1.33:1 aspect ratio
Video recording format
DVD

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