The Resource Kes, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Woodfall Films presents a Kestrel Films production ; adapted by Barry Hines, Kenneth Loach, Tony Garnett ; produced by Tony Garnett ; directed by Kenneth Loach

Kes, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Woodfall Films presents a Kestrel Films production ; adapted by Barry Hines, Kenneth Loach, Tony Garnett ; produced by Tony Garnett ; directed by Kenneth Loach

Label
Kes
Title
Kes
Statement of responsibility
Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Woodfall Films presents a Kestrel Films production ; adapted by Barry Hines, Kenneth Loach, Tony Garnett ; produced by Tony Garnett ; directed by Kenneth Loach
Contributor
Actor
Adapter
Artistic director
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Film editor
Host
Interviewee
Producer
Writer of accompanying material
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Billy Casper, a 15-year-old working class Yorkshire boy, is a scrappy loner who delivers papers before and after school, shares a bed with his bullying brother, Jud, and mostly ignores his self-absorbed mother. His routine is derailed when he spots a small falcon, a kestrel, in the countryside. He's raised birds in the past and is inspired to capture a young kestrel and try his hand at falconry. When not enduring the scorn of his peers and "betters," Billy wanders the countryside, pokes about the town, and secretively trains his kestrel, where his intelligence and imagination are as free as the bird. Because ever present in Billy's mind is fear and hatred of the pit--the local mine where he is destined to spend his adult life digging coal
Member of
Awards note
Winner, 1971 BAFTA Film Awards for Best Supporting Actor--Colin Welland; Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles--David Bradley.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • South Bank show (Television program)
  • Cathy come home (Television program)
Credits note
Photography, Chris Menges ; editor, Roy Watts ; art director, William McCrow ; music composed and conducted by John Cameron ; wardrobe, Daphne Dare
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
In English with optional English SDH, (subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing)
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.K375 2011
PerformerNote
David Bradley (Billy), Colin Welland (Mr. Farthing), Lynne Perrie (Mrs. Casper), Freddie Fletcher (Jud), Brian Glover (Mr. Sugden), Bob Bowes (Mr. Gryce), and the staff and pupils of St. Helen's County Secondary School, Barnsley
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1939-
  • 1936-
  • 1953-
  • 1931-2006
  • 1934-1997
  • 1944-
  • 1940-
  • 1939-
  • 1956-
  • 1939-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hines, Barry
  • Loach, Ken
  • Garnett, Tony
  • Bradley, David
  • Welland, Colin
  • Perrie, Lynne
  • Fletcher, Freddie
  • Glover, Brian
  • Bowes, Bob
  • Cameron, John
  • Menges, Chris
  • Watts, Roy
  • McCrow, William
  • Hendrickson, Kim
  • Bragg, Melvyn
  • Fuller, Graham
  • Thomas, David
  • Sandford, Jeremy
  • Hines, Barry
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Woodfall Film Productions
  • Kestrel Films (Firm)
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
  • London Weekend Television (Firm)
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
Runtime
111
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
561
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hines, Barry
  • Teenage boys
  • Working class
  • Coal mines and mining
  • Teacher-student relationships
  • Kestrels
  • Falconry
  • Wildlife rehabilitation
  • English literature
  • Barnsley (South Yorkshire, England)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Kes, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Woodfall Films presents a Kestrel Films production ; adapted by Barry Hines, Kenneth Loach, Tony Garnett ; produced by Tony Garnett ; directed by Kenneth Loach
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • From the book "A kestrel for a knave" by Barry Hines
  • Originally produced as a British motion picture in 1969
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([22] pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Disc one. The film.
  • Time to get up -- Off to work -- Paper route -- "German Bight" -- Kestrel nest -- Research -- Friday night -- Drunk -- Kes -- Training -- Manchester United vs. Spurs -- Shower -- The mine -- School assembly -- Smoker's union -- Fact or fiction? -- Fight -- Flying time -- Unfavorable odds -- A brother's wrath -- Employment office -- Jud's revenge -- Color bars ;
  • (min.) (); Special features: Optional audio: Filmmaker's original soundtrack with production dialogue; Internationally released soundtrack with postsync dialogue; Trailer (3 min.)
  • a story by Jeremy Sandford ; producer, Tony Garnett ; directed by Kenneth Loach ; BBC-TV
  • (77 min.) (1966); Afterword by Graham Fuller (12 min.); Booklet includes the essay "Winged Hope" by Graham Fuller
  • Disc two. Special features.
  • Making "Kes"
  • interviews with Ken Loach, David Bradley, Tony Garnett, and Chris Menges ; producer, Kim Hendrickson ; The Criterion Collection
  • (45 min.) (2011)
  • The South Bank show: Ken Loach
  • produced and directed by David Thomas ; edited and presented by Melvyn Bragg ; London Weekend Television Productions
  • (1993) (50 min.)
  • Cathy come home
Control code
ocn710849095
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director-approved special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (111 min.)
Isbn
9781604654127
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy.
Other control number
715515070614
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC2001D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)710849095
System details
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital mono.; widescreen presentation, preserving the 1.66 :1 aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition, enhanced for 16:9 televisions
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Kes, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Woodfall Films presents a Kestrel Films production ; adapted by Barry Hines, Kenneth Loach, Tony Garnett ; produced by Tony Garnett ; directed by Kenneth Loach
Publication
Note
  • From the book "A kestrel for a knave" by Barry Hines
  • Originally produced as a British motion picture in 1969
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([22] pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Disc one. The film.
  • Time to get up -- Off to work -- Paper route -- "German Bight" -- Kestrel nest -- Research -- Friday night -- Drunk -- Kes -- Training -- Manchester United vs. Spurs -- Shower -- The mine -- School assembly -- Smoker's union -- Fact or fiction? -- Fight -- Flying time -- Unfavorable odds -- A brother's wrath -- Employment office -- Jud's revenge -- Color bars ;
  • (min.) (); Special features: Optional audio: Filmmaker's original soundtrack with production dialogue; Internationally released soundtrack with postsync dialogue; Trailer (3 min.)
  • a story by Jeremy Sandford ; producer, Tony Garnett ; directed by Kenneth Loach ; BBC-TV
  • (77 min.) (1966); Afterword by Graham Fuller (12 min.); Booklet includes the essay "Winged Hope" by Graham Fuller
  • Disc two. Special features.
  • Making "Kes"
  • interviews with Ken Loach, David Bradley, Tony Garnett, and Chris Menges ; producer, Kim Hendrickson ; The Criterion Collection
  • (45 min.) (2011)
  • The South Bank show: Ken Loach
  • produced and directed by David Thomas ; edited and presented by Melvyn Bragg ; London Weekend Television Productions
  • (1993) (50 min.)
  • Cathy come home
Control code
ocn710849095
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director-approved special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (111 min.)
Isbn
9781604654127
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy.
Other control number
715515070614
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC2001D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)710849095
System details
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital mono.; widescreen presentation, preserving the 1.66 :1 aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition, enhanced for 16:9 televisions
Video recording format
DVD

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