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Man of Aran [videorecording] / a Gaumont-British Picture Corporation Ltd. presentation of the Gainsborough Picture ; written, directed, and photographed by Robert Flaherty in collaboration with Frances Flaherty ; produced by Michael Balcon
Alternate Title Robert Flaherty's Man of Aran [videorecording]
[Chicago, IL] : Home Vision HVE Entertainment, c2003
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  DA990.A8 M37 2003    AVAILABLE
Subject Aran Islands (Ireland) -- Social life and customs
Subject(s) Fishing villages -- Ireland -- Aran Islands
Families -- Ireland -- Aran Islands
Physical Description 1 videodisc (77 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD
Cast Colman "Tiger" King, Maggie Dirrane, Michael Dillane
Credits Original music, John Greenwood, musical score by John Greenwood under the direction of Louis Levy; music direction, Louis Levy; editor and scenarist, John Goldman; cinematography, Robert J. Flaherty; assistant director, Pat Mullin (John), of Aran
Note Special features: How the Myth was made (a 60 min. documentary about the making of Man of Aran, presented in color) -- Hidden and Seeking: a documentary excerpt featuring Frances Flaherty (presented in b&w) -- Flaherty and Film: a filmed discussion of Man of Aran with Frances Flaherty (presented in b&w) -- Looking Back: Robert J. Flaherty reflects on the making of Man of Aran (presented in color) -- Outside the Frame: a gallery of rare photos and sketches (presented in b&w)
"Specially composed score based on the original Irish folk songs of the Aran Islands"--Credits
Summary Documents the life of a family in a small fishing village in the Aran Islands, Ireland, as it struggles to win the daily battle against its magnificent opponent--the sea
Note Recorded at Gainsborough Studios, Islington (London, England)
Alternate Author Flaherty, Robert Joseph, 1884-1951
Flaherty, Frances Hubbard
King, Colman
Dirrane, Maggie
Dillane, Michael
Gaumont British Picture Corp
Gainsborough Studios
Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)

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