The Resource Wise blood, Janus Films ; Michael and Kathy Fitzgerald present an Ithaca-Anthea coproduction ; produced by Michael and Kathy Fitzgerald ; screenplay by Benedict and Michael Fitzgerald ; directed by John Huston

Wise blood, Janus Films ; Michael and Kathy Fitzgerald present an Ithaca-Anthea coproduction ; produced by Michael and Kathy Fitzgerald ; screenplay by Benedict and Michael Fitzgerald ; directed by John Huston

Label
Wise blood
Title
Wise blood
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; Michael and Kathy Fitzgerald present an Ithaca-Anthea coproduction ; produced by Michael and Kathy Fitzgerald ; screenplay by Benedict and Michael Fitzgerald ; directed by John Huston
Title variation
John Huston's wise blood
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
U.S. Army war veteran Hazel Motes may not be a believing Christian, but he somehow makes observations about the state of a run-down country church and understands that there are ridiculous frauds on the streets. Memories inspire him to take up, after initially refusing, to take on the part of a traveling preacher when a cab driver insists he looks like one in his new hat. He starts his own new Church of Truth, without the crucified Jesus. His first disciple is an 18-year old simpleton with a 'prophetic gift.'
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Gerry Fisher ; editor, Roberto Silvi ; music composer, Alex North
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.J64 2009
PerformerNote
Brad Dourif, Ned Beatty, Harry Dean Stanton, Dan Shor, Amy Wright, Mary Nell Santacroce, William Hickey, John Huston
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1949-
  • 1906-1987
  • 1950-
  • 1926-2017
  • 1950-
  • 1918-1999
  • 1928-1997
  • 1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Fitzgerald, Michael
  • Fitzgerald, Kathy
  • Fitzgerald, Benedict
  • Huston, John
  • Dourif, Brad
  • Beatty, Ned
  • Stanton, Harry Dean
  • Shor, Dan
  • Wright, Amy
  • Santacroce, Mary Nell
  • Hickey, William
  • North, Alex
  • Prose, Francine
  • O'Connor, Flannery
  • Janus Films
  • Ithaca-Anthea (Firm)
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
106
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
470
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Veterans
  • Rural churches
  • Irreligion
  • Prophecy
Technique
live action
Label
Wise blood, Janus Films ; Michael and Kathy Fitzgerald present an Ithaca-Anthea coproduction ; produced by Michael and Kathy Fitzgerald ; screenplay by Benedict and Michael Fitzgerald ; directed by John Huston
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Based on the novel by Flannery O'Connor
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1979
  • Special features: New interviews with actor Brad Dourif, writer Benedict Fitzgerald, and writer-producer Michael Fitzgerald; rare archival audio recording of author Flannery O'Connor reading her short story "A good man is hard to find;" a 26-min. episode of the television program "Creativity with Bill Moyers" from 1982, featuring director John Huston discussing his life and work; theatrical trailer; a booklet featuring an essay by author Francine Prose
  • Videorecording
Accompanying material
1 booklet.
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (106 min.)
Isbn
9781604651515
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515045612
Other physical details
sound, color and black and white
Publisher number
CC1809D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 199260
  • ocn318547613
  • (OCoLC)318547613
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen; Dolby Digital mono., NTC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Wise blood, Janus Films ; Michael and Kathy Fitzgerald present an Ithaca-Anthea coproduction ; produced by Michael and Kathy Fitzgerald ; screenplay by Benedict and Michael Fitzgerald ; directed by John Huston
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Based on the novel by Flannery O'Connor
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1979
  • Special features: New interviews with actor Brad Dourif, writer Benedict Fitzgerald, and writer-producer Michael Fitzgerald; rare archival audio recording of author Flannery O'Connor reading her short story "A good man is hard to find;" a 26-min. episode of the television program "Creativity with Bill Moyers" from 1982, featuring director John Huston discussing his life and work; theatrical trailer; a booklet featuring an essay by author Francine Prose
  • Videorecording
Accompanying material
1 booklet.
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (106 min.)
Isbn
9781604651515
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515045612
Other physical details
sound, color and black and white
Publisher number
CC1809D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 199260
  • ocn318547613
  • (OCoLC)318547613
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen; Dolby Digital mono., NTC
Video recording format
DVD

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