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The Resource Backbeat, an Iain Softley film ; Polygram Filmed Entertainment and Scala Productions ; produced by Stephen Woolley and Finola Dwyer ; screenplay, Iain Softley, Michael Thomas and Stephen Ward ; directed by Iain Softley, (videorecording)

Backbeat, an Iain Softley film ; Polygram Filmed Entertainment and Scala Productions ; produced by Stephen Woolley and Finola Dwyer ; screenplay, Iain Softley, Michael Thomas and Stephen Ward ; directed by Iain Softley, (videorecording)

Label
Backbeat
Title
Backbeat
Statement of responsibility
an Iain Softley film ; Polygram Filmed Entertainment and Scala Productions ; produced by Stephen Woolley and Finola Dwyer ; screenplay, Iain Softley, Michael Thomas and Stephen Ward ; directed by Iain Softley
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Account of the early days of the Beatles, when they were playing strip joints in Hamburg, Germany. John wants his best friend, Stuart Sutcliffe, to join the band, but Stu is headed in a different direction- toward a beautiful photographer who is documenting the Beatles' rise
Cataloging source
EOW
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Ian Wilson ; editor, Martin Walsh ; original score, Don Was
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; strong language and sexuality
Language note
English dialogue with optional Spanish or French subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Sheryl Lee, Stephen Dorff, Ian Hart
Runtime
101
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Backbeat, an Iain Softley film ; Polygram Filmed Entertainment and Scala Productions ; produced by Stephen Woolley and Finola Dwyer ; screenplay, Iain Softley, Michael Thomas and Stephen Ward ; directed by Iain Softley, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 1993 motion picture
  • Special features: Feature commentary with Iain Softley; deleted scenes; interview with Iain Softley; stills gallery; interview with Ian Hart; director's essay; casting sessions; TV featurette
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm53071791
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (101 min.)
Isbn
9780783255286
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192123320
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
21233
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)53071791
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Backbeat, an Iain Softley film ; Polygram Filmed Entertainment and Scala Productions ; produced by Stephen Woolley and Finola Dwyer ; screenplay, Iain Softley, Michael Thomas and Stephen Ward ; directed by Iain Softley, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 1993 motion picture
  • Special features: Feature commentary with Iain Softley; deleted scenes; interview with Iain Softley; stills gallery; interview with Ian Hart; director's essay; casting sessions; TV featurette
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm53071791
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (101 min.)
Isbn
9780783255286
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192123320
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
21233
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)53071791
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby surround
Video recording format
DVD

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