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Title ein Lied von Liebe und Tod [videorecording] = Gloomy Sunday / Studio Hamburg & Dom Film in Co-Produktion mit Polygram Filmproduktion und Focus Film, WDR und Premiere präsentieren ; Buch, Ruth Toma, Rolf Schübel ; Produzent, Richard Schöps ; Regie, Rolf Schübel.

Imprint Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2006]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    GLO    Available
Edition Widescreen version.
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 114 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note From the novel Das Lied vom traurigen Sonntag by Nick Barkow.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1999.
Credits Director of photography, Edward Kłosinski ; editor, Ursula Höf ; music, Detlef Friedrich Petersen, Rezsö Seress ; costume designer, Andrea Flesch ; production designers, Csaba Stork, Volker Schaefer.
Cast Joachim Król, Stefano Dionisi, Ben Becker, Erika Marozsán.
Summary Set in Budapest in the 1930s. Restaurant owner Laszlo hires the pianist András to play in his restaurant. Both men fall in love with the beautiful waitress Ilona, who inspires András to his only composition. This song becomes a hit but its haunting melancholy comes with consequences. In the meantime, a German also has eyes for Ilona.
Audience Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround; dual-layer.
Language Closed-captioned.
In German with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Subject Pianists -- Hungary -- Budapest -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Hungary -- Budapest -- Drama.
Nazis -- Hungary -- Budapest -- Drama.
Música de piano -- Hungría -- Budapest -- Teatro.
Relaciones humanas -- Hungría -- Budapest -- Teatro.
Budapest (Hungary) -- History -- 1872-1945 -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Musical films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Thriller -- Feature.
Musical -- Feature.
Romance -- Feature.
Suspense films.
Musical films.
Added Author Schübel, Rolf, 1942-
Schöps, Richard.
Toma, Ruth.
Król, Joachim, 1957-
Dionisi, Stefano, 1966-
Becker, Ben, 1964-
Marozsán, Erika, 1972-
Petersen, Detlef, 1950-
Seress, Rezső.
Barkow, Nick. Lied vom traurigen Sonntag.
Studio Hamburg Film Produktion.
Dom Film GmbH.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Added Title Gloomy Sunday
ISBN 1419833707
Standard No. 012569814264
Music No. 81426 Warner Home Video

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