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Title:
Lord of the flies
Author:
Brook, Peter.
Edition:
[DVD version].
Publication Information:
[Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, [1999]
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, black and white with color sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
Thirty English schoolboys are stranded on an uncharted island at the start of the "next" war. With no adults present, they quickly turn into savages.
General Note:
From the novel by William Golding.

Originally produced as a motion picture in 1963 by Two Arts/Allen-Hodgdon Productions.

Special features: theatrical trailer; audio commentary by director Brook, producer Allen, director of photography Hollyman, and camerman/editor Gerald Feil; excerpts from the novel, read by William Golding; a deleted scene, with a reading by Golding; original production scrapbook, home movies, and outtakes; excerpts from Gerald Feil's 1972 documentary on Brook.

For specific features see interactive menu.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780780022089
Format :
DVD

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Summary

A group of schoolboys, stranded on an island, soon revert to the state of primitive Man, and among themselves engage in the archetypal struggle between savagery and civilization. This DVD features the following supplemental material: audio commentary by director Peter Brook, producer Lewis Allen, director of photography Tom Hollyman, and cameraman/editor Gerald Feil ; excerpts from the novel, read by author William Golding ; a deleted scene, with a reading by Golding and commentary ; original theatrical trailer, with commentary ; production scrapbook, home movies, and outtakes ; excerpts from Gerald Feil's 1972 documentary The Empty Space, showing Brook's methods for creating theater


Summary

William Golding's story of a plane full of schoolboys crashed on a deserted island, and the animalistic, savage instincts that take over.


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