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DVD006266

Chimes at Midnight

Welles, Orson. Spain, Switzerland. 1966.

Title:
Chimes at Midnight
Alternate Title:
Falstaff
Director:
Welles, Orson
Production Co:
Internacional Films Española; Alpine Productions
Country:
Spain, Switzerland
Year:
1966
Publisher:
The Criterion Collection, 2016
Description:
1 videodisc of 1.   BluRay - Zone A.   viewing copy.
Feature.   116 minutes.   b/w.   sound - DTS-HD Master Audio.   widescreen
Language:
English
Genre:
Drama, Comedy
Notes:
High-definition transfer. An adaptation integrating elements from Shakespeare’s Henry IV, Henry V, Richard II, and The Merry Wives of Windsor, Orson Welles plays Sir John Falstaff, the rapscallion sidekick to Prince Hal, as a robustly comic and ultimately tragic screen antihero. Supplemental materials include: trailer; commentary by film scholar James Naremore; interviews with actor Keith Baxter, daughter Beatrice Welles, biographer Simon Callow, film historian Joseph McBride; 1965 Welles interview from The Merv Griffith Show; essay by scholar Michael Anderegg.
Link to:
FII catalog |
Status:
In