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Title From the house of the dead [videorecording] : [opera in three acts] / libretto by Leos Janacek ; AZOR Films, ARTE France, NHK and the Aix-en-Provence Festival ; produced by Wiener Festwochen ; producer, Patrice Chéreau ; film directed by Stephane Metge.

Imprint [Hamburg, Germany?] : Deutsche Grammophon, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    B JANA FHD B26DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (148 min.) : sd. col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Based on Memoirs from the house of the dead / by F.M. Dostoyevsky.
Ed. performed: critical ed. by Sir Charles Mackerras and John Tyrell.
"Co-produced by Holland Festival, Amsterdam, Aix-en-Provence Festival, Metropolitan Opera, New York, Teatro alla Scala, Milan."
Program notes by Patrice Chéreau and Pierre Boulez and synopsis, all in French with English and German translations (27 p. ; 18 cm.) laid in container.
Bonus feature: The making of The house of the dead.
Credits Stage director, Patrice Chéreau ; editor, Gabriel Humeau ; chorus master, Jodi Casals.
Cast Olaf Bar, Eric Stoklossa, Stefan Margita, Peter Straka, Vladimir Chmelo, Jiri Sulzenko, Heinz Zednik, John Mark Ainsley, Jan Galla, Tomas Krejcirik, Martin Barta, Vratislav Kriz, Oliver Dumait, Susannah Haberfeld, Ales Jenis, Marian Pavlovic ; Mahler Chamber Orchestra ; Arnold Schonberg Chor ; conductor, Pierre Boulez.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, all regions, widescreen (aspect ratio 16.9) presentation; PCM stereo, DTS 5.1.
Language Sung in Czech; with optional English, French, German and Spanish subtitles.
Subject Operas.
Added Author Metge, Stéphane.
Chéreau, Patrice.
Boulez, Pierre, 1925-
Bär, Olaf, 1957-
Stoklossa, Eric, 1979-
Margita, Štefan.
Straka, Peter.
Chmelo, Vladimír.
Mackerras, Charles, 1925-2010.
Tyrrell, John, 1942-
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor, 1821-1881. Zapiski iz mertvogo doma.
Janáček, Leoš, 1854-1928. Z mrtvého domu.
Deutsche Grammophon (Firm)
Azor Films.
ARTE France.
Nihon Hōsō Kyōkai.
Aix-en-Provence (France)
Mahler Chamber Orchestra.
Universal Edition (Vienna, Austria)
Wiener Festwochen.
Note Parallel titles on container: Aus einem Totenhaus = De la maison des morts = Z mrtveho domu
Added Title De la maison des morts
Z mrtveho domu
Standard No. 044007344262
Music No. 00440 073 4426 Deutsche Grammophon

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