A master builder

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Demme, Jonathan, 1944- film director.
Shawn, Wallace, screenwriter,
Griffin, Scott (Producer), film producer.
Baron, Caroline, film producer.
Weintraub, Anthony, film producer.
[Irvington, New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2015].


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[Irvington, New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2015].
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (127 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 fold-out insert.


General Note
Based on the play "Master Builder Solness" by Henrik Ibsen, translated by Wallace Shawn ; created for the stage by André Gregory.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2014.
General Note
Special features: Disc 2: The Ibsen Project (film critic David Edelstein talks to director Jonathan Demme, actor André Gregory, and actor-writer Wallace Shawn about the making of the film); Hilde and Aline (actors Lisa Joyce and Julie Hagerty discuss their roles in the film); Over time (writer Fran Lebowitz talks to André Gregory and Wallace Shawn about their long collaboration in theater and film); Trailer. Insert features an essay by critic film Michael Sragow.
Creation/Production Credits
Costume designer, Dona Granata ; music, Zafer Tawil, Thom O'Connor, Suzana Perić ; production designer, Eugene Lee ; editor, Tim Squyres ; director of photography, Declan Quinn ; co-executive producers, Caroline Baron, Anthony Weintraub ; co-executive producers, Annette Solakoglu, Kemal Solakoglu ; executive producer, Ron Bozman ; executive producer, Beau Willimon ; executive producer, Jordan Tappis ; executive producer, Declan Quinn ; executive producer, Scott Griffin.
Jeff Biehl, André Gregory, Julie Hagerty, Lisa Joyce, Emily Cass McDonnell, Larry Pine, Wallace Shawn, Winsome Brown, Marjorie Graham, Joanna Howard, Sheilagh Weymouth.
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System Details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround; wide screen 1.78:1/2.35:1 aspect ratio.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Demme, J., Shawn, W., Griffin, S. (., Baron, C., Weintraub, A., Solakoglu, A., Solakoglu, K., Bozman, R., Willimon, B., Tappis, J., Quinn, D., Caruso, R., Gregory, A., Hagerty, J., Joyce, L., McDonnell, E. C., Pine, L., Brown, W., Granata, D., Tawil, Z., O'Connor, T. (., Perić, S., Lee, E., Squyres, T., Ibsen, H., Edelstein, D., Lebowitz, F., & Sragow, M. (2015). A master builder (Director-approved two-DVD special edition.). The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Jonathan Demme et al.. 2015. A Master Builder. The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Jonathan Demme et al.. A Master Builder The Criterion Collection, 2015.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Demme, Jonathan, et al. A Master Builder Director-approved two-DVD special edition., The Criterion Collection, 2015.

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