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Othello (2001)
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Call no.:
DVD 011 267
Title:
Othello
Originally produced:
2001
Format:
DVD
Summary:
A 21st century version of Shakespeare's drama set in modern day London. When political and racial considerations result in the promotion of British policeman John Othello to commissioner, his envious mentor and ostensible best friend, Ben Jago, plots to ruin him -- not only by disgracing him in the workplace, but also by undermining his marriage to the beautiful Dessie.
Credits:
a co-production of LWT and WGBH Boston in association with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation ; screenplay by Andrew Davies ; produced by Anne Pivcevic and Julie Gardner ; directed by Geoffrey Sax.
Publication:
Silver Spring, MD : Acorn Media, c2002.
Details:
1 DVD (96 min.) : sound, color
Country of production:
England
Studio(s):
London Weekend Television, ltd
ITV (Firm)
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Director(s):
Sax, Geoffrey
Screenwriter(s):
Davies, Andrew
Producer(s):
Pivcevic, Anne
Gardner, Julie
Cast:
Eamonn Walker, Christopher Eccleston, Keeley Hawes, Bill Paterson, Richard Coyle, Rachael Stirling.
Production:
Director of photography, Daf Hobson ; editor, Nick Arthurs ; music composed and conducted by Debbie Wiseman.
Notes:
Based on the play by William Shakespeare.
A made-for-TV movie originally broadcast by ITV in 2001. Shown in the U.S. on Masterpiece theatre.
Special features: Production notes, cast filographies, scene index.
Subjects:
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Film adaptations.
Othello (Fictitious character) Drama.
Jealousy Drama.
Genre:
Feature films.
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Location: Van Pelt Video Collection
Format: DVD
Region: NTSC (North America)
Genre: Feature films
Year: 2000s
Spoken language: English
Title: Othello
Director: Sax, Geoffrey
Actor: Coyle, Richard
Actor: Eccleston, Christopher
Actor: Hawes, Keeley
Actor: Paterson, Bill
Musical score composer: Wiseman, Debbie
Production studio: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Production studio: ITV (Firm)
Production studio: London Weekend Television, ltd
Production studio: WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
Country of production: England
Screenplay: Original
Film technique: Live action