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Title Satyagraha [videorecording] / a ZDF-RM Arts production in association with Channel Four Television, U.K. ; RM Associates.

Imprint Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment, [c2001]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    B GLAS SAT D46DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (166 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally produced in 1983 by ZDF/RM Arts.
Based on an original scenario by Philip Glass and Constance De Jong.
Contents Act 1. Tolstoy -- Act 2. Tagore -- Act 3. Martin Luther King.
Credits Director, Hugo Käch ; producer, Achim Freyer ; music, Philip Glass ; libretto by Philip Glass and Constance De Jong.
Performer Cast: Leo Goeke, Ralf Harster, Helmut Danninger, Inga Nielsen, Georg Greiwe, Elke Estlinbaum, Wolfgang Probst, Limmo Lappalainen, Karl-Friedrich Durr.
Summary This visionary opera tells the story of how Mahatma Gandhi developed the philosophy of satyagraha, nonviolent active resistance, as a political revolutionary tool to fight oppression, connecting his lifework to three historical figures who advanced his philosophy: the celebrated Russian writer Leo Tolstoy, the great Indian poet and philosopher Rabindranath Tagore and the American civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.
System Details DVD.
Language In Sanskrit with English subtitles.
Subject Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 -- Drama.
Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910 -- Drama.
Tagore, Rabindranath, 1861-1941 -- Drama.
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 -- Drama.
Genre/Form Filmed operas
Added Author Käch, Hugo.
Freyer, Achim, 1934-
Glass, Philip.
DeJong, Constance.
Goeke, Leo.
Harster, Ralf.
Danninger, Helmut.
Nielsen, Inga, 1946-2008-
Greiwe, Georg.
Reiner Moritz Associates.
Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen.
Channel Four (Great Britain)
RM Arts (Firm)
Image Entertainment (Firm)
Standard No. 014381924626
Music No. ID9246RADVD Image Entertainment

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