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Title The saddest music in the world [videorecording] / Rhombus Media, Buffalo Gal Pictures and Ego Film Arts present ; written by George Toles and Guy Maddin ; produced by Niv Fichman, Jody Shapiro ; directed by Guy Maddin.

Imprint Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment ; [S.l.] : IFC Films, [2004]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe DVDs 2nd Floor  791.4372 Sa15m 2004    ---  Available
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 101 min.) : sd., col. & b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series MGM DVD
System Details DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen presentation (aspect ratio 1.85:1); Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Language English soundtrack (5.1 surround) with optional English or Spanish subtitles.
Cast Isabella Rossellini, Mark McKinney, Maria de Medeiros, David Fox, Ross McMillan.
Credits Director of photography, Luc Montpellier ; editor, David Wharnsby ; music, Christopher Dedrick.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 2003.
Based on an original screenplay by Kazuo Ishiguro.
Audience MPAA rating: R; some sexuality and violent images.
Summary Isabella Rossellini stars as a Depression-era beer baroness who sponsors a contest to find the world's saddest tune in this dark comedy.
Contents Special features: Widescreen (16:9) -- 3 short films from director Guy Maddin -- "Teardrops in the snow: The making of The saddest music in the world" featurette -- "The saddest characters in the world: The cast of The saddest music in the world" featurette -- Teasers -- Original theatrical trailer -- Language: English 5.1 surround -- Subtitles: English, Spanish.
Subject Music -- Drama.
Contests -- Drama.
Awards -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Maddin, Guy.
Fichman, Niv.
Shapiro, Jody.
Toles, George E.
Rossellini, Isabella, 1952-
McKinney, Mark, 1963-
Medeiros, Maria de, 1965-
Fox, David, 1941-
McMillan, Ross.
Montpellier, Luc.
Wharnsby-Ali, Dawud.
Dedrick, Christopher, 1947-
Ishiguro, Kazuo, 1954-
Rhombus Media (Firm)
Buffalo Gal Pictures (Firm)
Ego Film Arts (Firm)
IFC Films.
MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
ISBN 079286235X
Standard No. 027616911704
Music No. 1007029 Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment

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