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Title An angel at my table [videorecording] : a trilogy / produced by Hibiscus Films in association with the New Zealand Film Commission, Television New Zealand, Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Channel 4 ; Fine Line Features ; screenplay by Laura Jones ; produced by Bridget Ikin ; directed by Jane Campion.

Imprint [United States] : Home Vision Entertainment, [2005]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    ANG    Available
Edition Special ed. ; Widescreen ed.
Description 1 videodisc (158 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Criterion collection ; 301
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 301.
Note Based on the autobiographies of Janet Frame.
Special features: new high-definition digital transfer; audio commentary featuring Campion and Dryburgh; a documentary about the making; theatrical trailer; audio interview with Janet Frame, from 1983; photo gallery; a new essay by film critic Amy Taubin and reprinted excerpts from Frame's autobiography, which formed the basis of the film.
Credits Director of photography, Stuart Dryburgh ; editor, Veronika Haussler ; music, Don McGlashan.
Cast Kerry Fox, Alexia Keogh, Karen Fergusson, Iris Churn, Kevin J. Wilson.
Event Originally broadcast on television in 1990.
Summary The true-life story of Janet Frame, New Zealand's most distinguished author. The film follows Frame along her inspiring journey, from a poverty-stricken childhood to a misdiagnosis of schizophrenia and electroshock therapy to, finally, literary fame.
Audience MPAA rating: R.
System Details DVD; Dolby digital stereo.
Language Closed-captioned.
Subject Frame, Janet -- Drama.
Authors, New Zealand -- 20th century -- Biography -- Drama.
Women authors -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films
Biographical films
Criterion collection
Added Author Campion, Jane, 1954-
Jones, Laura, 1951-
Fox, Kerry
Frame, Janet. To the Is-Land.
Frame, Janet. Angel at my table.
Frame, Janet. Envoy from mirror city.
Hibiscus Films.
New Zealand Film Commission.
Television New Zealand.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Channel Four Films (Firm)
Fine Line Features
Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN 1559409592
Standard No. 715515016124
Music No. CC1611D Home Vision Entertainment

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