Lawrence Jordan - The Lawrence Jordan Album

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An extensive collection of works from acclaimed American animator and experimental filmmaker Larry Jordan. Spanning five decades the range of films included here shows Jordan to be an influential director of live-action shorts as well as a master of cut-oAn extensive collection of works from acclaimed American animator and
experimental filmmaker Larry Jordan. Spanning five decades the range of
films included here shows Jordan to be an influential director of
live-action shorts as well as a master of cut-out animation. He
meticulously combines 19th-century engravings modern imagery and common
symbols to construct unmistakable dream-like narratives.Disc One
features "The Short Animations" (Duo Concertantes Gymnopedies Our Lady
of the Sphere Orb Once Upon a Time Moonlight Sonata Carabosse and
Masquerade) followed by the animated retelling of Samuel Taylor
Coleridge's poem The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (1977 42
mins.)--narrated by Orson Welles--and Enid's Idyll (17 mins.).Disc Two
houses "The H.D. Trilogy" (1994 115 mins.) a loving portrait of poet
and novelist Hilda Doolittle told in three parts: The Black Oud The
Grove and Star of Day.Disc Three consists of Sophie's Place (1986 86
mins.) The Visible Compendium (1990 17 mins.) and Blue Skies Beyond the
Looking Glass (17 mins.).Disc Four comprises The Sacred Art of Tibet
(1972 28 mins.) "The Short Live Films" (Visions of a City Adagio In a
Summer Garden Winter Light and Cornell 1965) and "Odyssey" (Water Light
Tapestry and Postcard from San Miguel).

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59.95 USD

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Label: 

Kino Video

Publishing date: 

Sunday, April 27, 2008

Runtime: 

465

Discs: 

4

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Region: 

1

Video: 

NTSC

Aspect ratio: 

4:3

Colour: 

Colour & B&W

Sound: 

DD2.0