The Resource Poison, Bronze Eye Productions in association with Arnold A. Semler presents ; a film by Todd Haynes ; produced by Christine Vachon ; written & directed by Todd Haynes

Poison, Bronze Eye Productions in association with Arnold A. Semler presents ; a film by Todd Haynes ; produced by Christine Vachon ; written & directed by Todd Haynes

Label
Poison
Title
Poison
Statement of responsibility
Bronze Eye Productions in association with Arnold A. Semler presents ; a film by Todd Haynes ; produced by Christine Vachon ; written & directed by Todd Haynes
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This film interweaves three tales that build toward a devastating climax. The first tale, Hero, tells a bizarre story of suburban patricide. Horror, the second tale, deals with a mad sex experiment that unleashes a disfiguring plague. Lastly is the tale, Homo, which explores the obsessive sexual relationship between two inmates
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Maryse Alberti ; black and white camerawork, Barry Ellsworth ; music, James Bennett ; editors, James Lyons, Todd Haynes
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English dialogue; optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
Edith Meeks, Scott Renderer, Larry Maxwell, Susan Gayle Norman, James Lyons
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1960-2007
  • 1910-1986
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Haynes, Todd
  • Semler, Arnold A
  • Vachon, Christine
  • Meeks, Edith
  • Renderer, Scott
  • Maxwell, Larry
  • Norman, Susan Gayle
  • Lyons, James
  • Genet, Jean
  • Bronze Eye Productions (Firm)
  • Zeitgeist Films
Runtime
85
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  • Murderers
  • Gay men
  • Sex
  • Gay men
  • Murderers
  • Sex
Technique
live action
Label
Poison, Bronze Eye Productions in association with Arnold A. Semler presents ; a film by Todd Haynes ; produced by Christine Vachon ; written & directed by Todd Haynes
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Inspired by the novels of Jean Genet with quotations from Miracle of the Rose, Our Lady of the Flowers and Thief's Journal
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1990 and released in 1991
  • Bonus features: Sundance Film Festival Q & A; archival 1999 audio commentary; original poster concepts and collages; behind-the-scenes polaroids; short film "Last address" directed by Ira Sachs; original theatrical trailer
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([14] pages illustrations ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Hero -- Horror -- Homo
Control code
ocn727807944
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
20th anniversary edition
Extent
1 videodisc (85 min.)
Governing access note
Not licensed for classroom use
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
795975113533
Other physical details
sound, color and black and white
Publisher number
Z1135
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; mono.; widescreen
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Poison, Bronze Eye Productions in association with Arnold A. Semler presents ; a film by Todd Haynes ; produced by Christine Vachon ; written & directed by Todd Haynes
Publication
Note
  • Inspired by the novels of Jean Genet with quotations from Miracle of the Rose, Our Lady of the Flowers and Thief's Journal
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1990 and released in 1991
  • Bonus features: Sundance Film Festival Q & A; archival 1999 audio commentary; original poster concepts and collages; behind-the-scenes polaroids; short film "Last address" directed by Ira Sachs; original theatrical trailer
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([14] pages illustrations ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Hero -- Horror -- Homo
Control code
ocn727807944
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
20th anniversary edition
Extent
1 videodisc (85 min.)
Governing access note
Not licensed for classroom use
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
795975113533
Other physical details
sound, color and black and white
Publisher number
Z1135
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; mono.; widescreen
Video recording format
DVD

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