The Resource Life Is A Bed Of Roses (La vie est un roman)

Life Is A Bed Of Roses (La vie est un roman)

Label
Life Is A Bed Of Roses (La vie est un roman)
Title
Life Is A Bed Of Roses (La vie est un roman)
Contributor
Distributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Alain Resnais pays tribute to three influential French filmmakers Georges Melies, Marcel L Herbier and Eric Rohmer with this lighthearted film about happiness and the power of the imagination. Life Is a Bed of Roses is divided into three parallel narratives. The first section is set around the first decade of the twentieth century in the Ardennes, where Count Forbeck (Ruggero Raimondi) unveils his architect’s designs for a utopian city. In a modern day mirroring of this story, a group of professors now inhabiting Forbeck’s castle seek a new form of education through the use of the imagination, under the guidance of a guru named Guarini (Vittorio Gassman Big Deal on Madonna Street). The third segment depicts a Wagnerian fantasy landscape of kings and dragons, which arises from the imagination of the children of some of the professors at the school. With ingenuity and great craftsmanship, Resnais weaves together these three threads to make Life Is a Bed of Roses a compelling and entertaining mixture of drama, satire, comedy, fantasy and music.
Cataloging source
VDU
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Cohen Film Collection in 1983
Language note
In English
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cohen Film Collection (Firm)
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
111
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Foreign language films
  • Motion pictures
Technique
live action
Label
Life Is A Bed Of Roses (La vie est un roman)
Link
http://austinpl.kanopystreaming.com/node/237957
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • In Process Record
  • Title from title frames
  • Film
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
carrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1237956
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (112 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1237956
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)956903555
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Life Is A Bed Of Roses (La vie est un roman)
Link
http://austinpl.kanopystreaming.com/node/237957
Publication
Note
  • In Process Record
  • Title from title frames
  • Film
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
carrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1237956
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (112 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1237956
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)956903555
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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