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Chimes at Midnight
Welles, Orson. Spain, Switzerland. 1966.
- Chimes at Midnight
- Alternate Title:
- Welles, Orson
- Production Co:
- Internacional Films Española; Alpine Productions
- Spain, Switzerland
- The Criterion Collection, 2016
- 1 videodisc of 1.   BluRay - Zone A.   viewing copy.
Feature.   116 minutes.   b/w.
sound - DTS-HD Master Audio.   widescreen
- Drama, Comedy
- 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 |