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Uniform Title Shakespeare behind bars (Motion picture)
Title Shakespeare behind bars [videorecording] / produced by Philomath Films ; in association with the Independent Television Service and the BBC ; Hank Rogerson, director and writer ; Jilann Spitzmiller, producer.

Imprint Los Angeles, CA : Shout! Factory, c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    792.0222 SHA    Available
Edition Widescreen.
Description 1 videodisc (93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally produced as a documentary film in 2005.
Special features: Prisoner commentaries; Filmmaker commentary; Deleted scenes; Bonus performance footage; Troupe update.
Credits Director of photography, Shana Hagan ; editor, Victor Livingston ; composer, James Wesley Stemple.
Summary Convicted felons at Kentucky's Luther Luckett Correctional Complex rehearse for the Shakespearean production, The Tempest, as part of the Shakespeare Behind Bars Program. The play's underlying theme of forgiveness parallels themes of transformation and redemption in the lives of the prisoners.
Audience Not rated; contains adult language and subject matter.
System Details DVD.
Awards Sundance Film Festival (2005): Official Selection
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Tempest -- Dramatic production.
Prison theater -- Kentucky -- Case studies.
Male prisoners -- Kentucky -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Documentary -- Feature.
Added Author Rogerson, Hank.
Spitzmiller, Jilann.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Tempest.
Philomath Films.
Independent Television Service.
British Broadcasting Corporation.
Shout! Factory (Firm)
ISBN 0738934755
Standard No. 826663100723
Music No. 826663-10072 Shout! Factory
10072 Shout! Factory

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