The Resource Chac, a Milestone Film release ; writer, producer and director, Rolando Klein ; produced by Cientifilm Aurora S.A, (videorecording)

Chac, a Milestone Film release ; writer, producer and director, Rolando Klein ; produced by Cientifilm Aurora S.A, (videorecording)

Label
Chac
Title
Chac
Statement of responsibility
a Milestone Film release ; writer, producer and director, Rolando Klein ; produced by Cientifilm Aurora S.A
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • myn
  • eng
  • myn
Summary
Based on ritual and legends from the Popul vuh and Mayan stories, the film focuses on a small Tzeltal village during a terrible drought. Desperate for relief, thirteen men set out on a quest to save their people by seeking a solitary diviner who lives in the mountains and knows the ways of the ancients. Hoping that he can summon Chac, the rain god, the men follow the diviner who takes them on a strange journey that challenges their beliefs and even their sanity
Member of
Cataloging source
ZCU
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Chac, the rain god
  • Chac, dios de la lluvia
Credits note
Cinematography, Alex Phillips, Jr., William Kaplan, Jr. ; script, Luis Gaytán ; editing, Harry Keramidas ; music, Victor Fózado, Elisabeth Waldo
Dewey number
791.4372
Language note
In Tzeltal and Mayan dialects with English subtitles
LC call number
PN1995.9.F67
LC item number
C433 2001
PerformerNote
Pablo Canché Balam, Alonzo Méndez Ton, Sebastián Santis, Pedro Tiez, Antonio Castellanos
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Klein, Rolando
  • Balam, Pablo Canché
  • Ton, Alonzo Méndez
  • Santis, Sebastián
  • Tiez, Pedro
  • Castellanos, Antonio
  • Cientifilm Aurora S.A
  • Milestone Film & Video
  • Image Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
94
Series statement
Milestone collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tzeltal Indians
  • Tzeltal Indians
  • Mayas
  • Mayas
  • Maya mythology
  • Droughts
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Chac, a Milestone Film release ; writer, producer and director, Rolando Klein ; produced by Cientifilm Aurora S.A, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • DVD format, widescreen version
  • Includes original theatrical trailer, commentary by Rolando Klein and stills gallery
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1974
  • Special features: commentary soundtrack by Rolando Klein, photo gallery and theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm49745923
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (94 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
00014381952520
Other physical details
sd, col.
Publisher number
ID9525MLSDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)49745923
System details
DVD; letterbox format; Dolby digital 1.0
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Chac, a Milestone Film release ; writer, producer and director, Rolando Klein ; produced by Cientifilm Aurora S.A, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • DVD format, widescreen version
  • Includes original theatrical trailer, commentary by Rolando Klein and stills gallery
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1974
  • Special features: commentary soundtrack by Rolando Klein, photo gallery and theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm49745923
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (94 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
00014381952520
Other physical details
sd, col.
Publisher number
ID9525MLSDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)49745923
System details
DVD; letterbox format; Dolby digital 1.0
Video recording format
DVD

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