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Title Joan Miró [videorecording] : the ladder of escape / a production of the Department of Exhibition Programs, National Gallery of Art, Washington ; produced, written, and directed by Carroll Moore.

Publication Info. [San Francisco, CA] : Microcinema International, [2012]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    MIRO JML    Available
Description 1 videodisc (30 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Physical Medium 4 3/4 in.
Description digital surround rda
NTSC rda
video file DVD video rda
all regions
System Details DVD, all regions.
Language English dialogue, optional English subtitles; closed-captioned.
Performer Narrator, Ed Harris.
Credits Editor, John Warnock ; cinematographer, Louis Caulfield.
Note "Produced by the National Gallery of Art on the occasion of the exhibition Joan Miró: the ladder of escape."
Originally produced in 2012.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary Joan Miro was passionately committed to his native Catalonia and its struggle for independence from Spain. But he also longed to escape into artistic freedom. This tension drove his art in strange and beautiful ways. Miro was by turns influenced by Dada, surrealism, and abstract expressionism. His changes in styles and subjects also reflected the horrific events of the Spanish Civil War, World War II, and the dictatorship of Franco. This documentary includes original footage shot in Barcelona.
Note Extras: "Barcelona: what Miro saw": a visual tour; Miro's squiggles, blobs, and beasts; gallery of Joan Miró works from the film set to music.
Subject Miró, Joan, 1893-1983.
Artists -- Spain -- Biography.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Biographical films.
Short films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Moore, Carroll, producer, screenwriter, director.
Harris, Ed, 1950- narrator.
Miró, Joan, 1893-1983, artist.
National Gallery of Art (U.S.). Department of Exhibition Programs, production company.
National Gallery of Art (U.S.).
Microcinema, Inc, publisher.
Added Title Ladder of escape
ISBN 9780198130891
Standard No. 880198130891
Music No. MC-1308 Microcinema International

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