The Resource Despair, screenplay by Tom Stoppard ; produced by Peter Martesheimer ; directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder, (videorecording)

Despair, screenplay by Tom Stoppard ; produced by Peter Martesheimer ; directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder, (videorecording)

Label
Despair
Title
Despair
Statement of responsibility
screenplay by Tom Stoppard ; produced by Peter Martesheimer ; directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Based on the classic novel by Vladimir Nabokov. In early 1930s Germany, against the backdrop of the Nazi's rise to power, Hermann Hermann, a Russian emigrant and successful chocolate magnate, starts experiencing mental breakdowns. He soon meets Felix, an unemployed laborer, who Hermann believes to be his doppelganger. He hatches up an elaborate plot, which he believes will free him of all his worries and nightmares
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Peer Raben ; editor, Juliane Lorenz and Franz Walsch ; director of photography, Michael Ballhaus
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
In English, German and French with English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.D47 2011
PerformerNote
Dirk Bogarde, Andrea Ferreol, Klaus Lowitsch, Volker Spengler
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1945-1982
  • 1937-2004
  • 1899-1977
  • 1921-1999
  • 1947-
  • 1936-2002
  • 1935-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Fassbinder, Rainer Werner
  • Märthesheimer, Peter
  • Stoppard, Tom
  • Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich
  • Bogarde, Dirk
  • Ferréol, Andréa
  • Löwitsch, Klaus
  • Spengler, Volker
  • Raben, Peer
  • Walsch, Franz
  • Lorenz, Juliane
  • Ballhaus, Michael
  • Olive Films
Runtime
121
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Doppelgängers
  • Mentally ill
  • Russians
Technique
live action
Label
Despair, screenplay by Tom Stoppard ; produced by Peter Martesheimer ; directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by Vladimir Nabokov
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1978
  • Bonus features: "The cinema and its double"
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn800429901
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (121 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy.
Other control number
887090028806
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
OF288
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)800429901
System details
  • Blu-ray Disc NTSC; 1.66:1 aspect ratio; widescreen
  • Requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Despair, screenplay by Tom Stoppard ; produced by Peter Martesheimer ; directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by Vladimir Nabokov
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1978
  • Bonus features: "The cinema and its double"
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn800429901
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (121 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy.
Other control number
887090028806
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
OF288
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)800429901
System details
  • Blu-ray Disc NTSC; 1.66:1 aspect ratio; widescreen
  • Requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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