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The Resource Letters from Fontainhas : three films by Pedro Costa, (videorecording)

Letters from Fontainhas : three films by Pedro Costa, (videorecording)

Label
Letters from Fontainhas : three films by Pedro Costa
Title
Letters from Fontainhas
Title remainder
three films by Pedro Costa
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • por
  • eng
  • por
  • por
Summary
"Portuguese director Pedro Costa has been steadily building an impressive body of work since the late eighties, and these are the three films that put him on the map: spare, painterly portraits of battered, largely immigrant lives in the slums of Fontainhas, a neighborhood on the outskirts of Lisbon. In Ossos, after a suicidal teenage girl gives birth, she misguidedly entrusts her baby's safety to the troubled, deadbeat father. In Vanda's Room is centered around the heroin-addicted Vanda Duarte. In Colossal youth, many of the lost souls of Ossos and In Vanda's Room return. This time, Costa focuses on Ventura, an elderly immigrant from Cape Verde living in Lisbon."--Distributor
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
BKX
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
[1st work] cinematography, Emmanuel Machuel ; editor, Jackie Bastide. [2nd work] filmed by Pedro Costa ; editors, Dominique Auvray, Patricia Saramago. [3rd work] editor, Pedro Marques ; cinematography, Pedro Costa, Leonardo Simões
Dewey number
  • [Fic]
  • 869.3/42
Language note
Dialogue in Portuguese, with English subtitles
PerformerNote
Vanda Duarte, Nuno Vaz, Maria Lipkina, Isabel Ruth, Inẽs de Medeiros. [2nd work] Vanda Duarte, Zita Duarte, Lena Duarte, António Semedao Moreno, Paulo Nunes [3rd work] Ventura, Vanda Duarte, Beatriz Duarte, Gustavo Sumpta, Cila Cardoso, Isabel Cardoso
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1966-
  • 1944-2000
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Costa, Pedro
  • Branco, Paulo
  • Villa-Lobos, Francisco
  • Pfäffli, Andres
  • Baumgartner, Karl
  • Duarte, Vanda
  • Vaz, Nuno
  • Lipkina, Maria
  • Duarte, Zita
  • Duarte, Lena
  • Moreno, António Semedao
  • Nunus, Paulo
  • Duarte, Beatriz
  • Sumpta, Gustavo
  • Cardoso, Cila
  • Cardoso, Isabel
  • Ventura
  • Gemini Films
  • Madragoa Filmes (Firm)
  • Zentropa Productions
  • Contracosta Produções
  • Pandora Film (Firm)
  • Ventura Film
  • Films de l'Étranger
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
623
Series statement
The Criterion Collection
Series volume
508-511
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slums
  • Urban poor
  • Women drug addicts
  • Older men
  • Cape Verdeans
  • Urban renewal
  • Lisbon (Portugal)
  • Fontainhas (Lisbon, Portugal)
  • Costa, Pedro
Technique
live action
Label
Letters from Fontainhas : three films by Pedro Costa, (videorecording)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Collective title from container
  • Ossos also known as Bones; In Vanda's room has Portuguese title No quarto da Vanda; Colossal youth has Portuguese title Juventude em marcha
  • Ossos in 1.66:1 aspect ratio; In Vanda's room and Colossal youth in 1.33:1 aspect ratio
  • Originally produced as motion pictures between 1997 and 2006
  • Features: [disc 1] video conversations between Costa and filmmaker Jean-Pierre Gorin; video interviews with critic João Bénard da Costa and cinematographer Emmanuel Machuel; video essay by artist Jeff Wall; gallery of photos by Mariana Viegas. [disc 2] audio commentary for In Vanda's Room featuring Costa and Gorin; gallery of photos by Richard Dumas. [disc 3] video conversations between Costa and filmmaker Jean-Pierre Gorin [disc 4] new selected-scene audio commentary for Colossal Youth with critic Cyril Neyrat and author-philosopher Jacques Ranciere; All Blossoms Again, a feature-length documentary on Costa; Tarrafal, and The Rabbit Hunters, two short films by Costa; Little Boy Male, Little Girl Female, a video installation piece by Costa featuring outtakes from In Vanda's Room and Colossal Youth. Booklet featuring essays by critics Cyril Neyrat, Ricardo Matos Cabo, Luc Sante, Thom Andersen, and Mark Peranson, as well as a reprint by Bernard Eisenschitz
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
[disc 1] Ossos / Paulo Branco apresenta ; realização Pedro Costa ; uma co-produção Madragoa Filmes, Gémini Films, Zentropa Productions (1997) -- [disc 2] No quarto da Vanda / Contracosta apresenta en co-produçao com Pandora Film e Ventura Film ; réalizado, Pedro Costa ; produtores, Francisco Villa-Lobos, Karl Baumgartner, Andres Pfaeffli (2000) -- [disc 3] Juventude em marcha / Contracosta apresenta em co-produção com Les Films de l'Étranger .. [et al.]; réalizaçio, Pedro Costa ; produtor, Francisco Villa-Lobos (2006) -- [disc 4] Supplements -- Booklet
Control code
ocn568735341
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director-approved special ed.
Extent
4 videodiscs (623 min.)
Isbn
9781604652369
Isbn Type
(set)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • CC1869D
  • CC1870D
  • CC1871D
  • CC1872D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)568735341
System details
DVD; Dolby digital stereo.; NTSC; region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Letters from Fontainhas : three films by Pedro Costa, (videorecording)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Collective title from container
  • Ossos also known as Bones; In Vanda's room has Portuguese title No quarto da Vanda; Colossal youth has Portuguese title Juventude em marcha
  • Ossos in 1.66:1 aspect ratio; In Vanda's room and Colossal youth in 1.33:1 aspect ratio
  • Originally produced as motion pictures between 1997 and 2006
  • Features: [disc 1] video conversations between Costa and filmmaker Jean-Pierre Gorin; video interviews with critic João Bénard da Costa and cinematographer Emmanuel Machuel; video essay by artist Jeff Wall; gallery of photos by Mariana Viegas. [disc 2] audio commentary for In Vanda's Room featuring Costa and Gorin; gallery of photos by Richard Dumas. [disc 3] video conversations between Costa and filmmaker Jean-Pierre Gorin [disc 4] new selected-scene audio commentary for Colossal Youth with critic Cyril Neyrat and author-philosopher Jacques Ranciere; All Blossoms Again, a feature-length documentary on Costa; Tarrafal, and The Rabbit Hunters, two short films by Costa; Little Boy Male, Little Girl Female, a video installation piece by Costa featuring outtakes from In Vanda's Room and Colossal Youth. Booklet featuring essays by critics Cyril Neyrat, Ricardo Matos Cabo, Luc Sante, Thom Andersen, and Mark Peranson, as well as a reprint by Bernard Eisenschitz
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
[disc 1] Ossos / Paulo Branco apresenta ; realização Pedro Costa ; uma co-produção Madragoa Filmes, Gémini Films, Zentropa Productions (1997) -- [disc 2] No quarto da Vanda / Contracosta apresenta en co-produçao com Pandora Film e Ventura Film ; réalizado, Pedro Costa ; produtores, Francisco Villa-Lobos, Karl Baumgartner, Andres Pfaeffli (2000) -- [disc 3] Juventude em marcha / Contracosta apresenta em co-produção com Les Films de l'Étranger .. [et al.]; réalizaçio, Pedro Costa ; produtor, Francisco Villa-Lobos (2006) -- [disc 4] Supplements -- Booklet
Control code
ocn568735341
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director-approved special ed.
Extent
4 videodiscs (623 min.)
Isbn
9781604652369
Isbn Type
(set)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • CC1869D
  • CC1870D
  • CC1871D
  • CC1872D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)568735341
System details
DVD; Dolby digital stereo.; NTSC; region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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