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Title Général Idi Amin Dada [videorecording] : autoportrait / un film de Barbet Schroeder ; une production Le Figaro, Mara-Films, TV Rencontre.

Publication Info. [New York, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, 2002.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    967.61042 GEN    Available
Description 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
unmediated n rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
sheet nb rdacarrier booklet
digital optical mono Dolby Digital mono rda
video file DVD video rda
Series Criterion collection ; 153
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 153.
Classic collection (Chicago, Ill.)
System Details DVD, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Language Closed-captioned.
English dialogue, French credits
Credits Camera, Nestor Almendros ; editor, Denise de Casabianca ; music, Idi Amin Dada.
Note Originally released in France as an English language film in 1974, with French subtitles. This re-release has English dialogue with French credits and without subtitles.
Includes a 2001 interview with Barbet Schroeder, and a timeline of Ugandan history.
Booklet includes documentation of Idi Amin's requested cuts to the film and an essay by David Ehrenstein.
Summary In 1974 a film crew followed Idi Amin Dada, dictator of Uganda, interviewing him and filming him as he worked. Provides a candid portrait of a notorious figure.
Subject Amin, Idi, 1925-2003.
Uganda -- History -- 1971-1979.
Uganda -- Politics and government -- 1971-1979.
Dictators -- Uganda.
Cinéma vérité.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Nonfiction films.
Added Author Schroeder, Barbet, filmmaker.
Amin, Idi, 1925-2003.
Figaro Films, production company.
Mara Films (Firm), production company.
TV Recontre (Firm), production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), film distributor.
Home Vision (Firm), production company.
Janus Films, production company.
Note Container title: Barbet Schroeder's General Idi Amin Dada : a self portrait
ISBN 0780025075
Standard No. 037429166529
Music No. IDI020 Criterion Collection

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