Language and/or Subtitles: German
Format: DVD 2012
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - Foreign Film GERMAN DVD Harakiri
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - Foreign Film
Call Number  GERMAN DVD Harakiri
An adaptation of Madame Butterfly, the tragic romance Harakiri indulged Lang's fascination with Asain culture and Orientialist design. Filmed on the outskirts of Berlin, Lang strived for authenticity, and obtained sets and costumes from the Hamburg Anthropological Museum.
Additional Information
Subjects Seppuku -- Drama.
Bigamy -- Drama.
Interracial marriage -- Drama.
Feature films.
Publisher New York, NY :Kino Classics,2012
Edition Full screen.
Other Titles Madame Butterfly.
Madame Butterfly.
Contributors Lang, Fritz, 1890-1976.
Pommer, Erich, 1889-1966.
Jungk, Max.
Dagover, Lil.
Prien, Niels.
Biensfeldt, Paul.
John, Georg, 1879-1934.
Belasc, David. Madame Butterfly.
Long, John Luther, 1861-1927. Madame Butterfly.
Zimmerman, Aljoscha.
Kino Classics (Firm)
Participants/Performers Lil Dagover, Niels Prien, Paul Biensfeldt, Georg John.
Other Contributors Director of photography, Max Fassbender ; music, Aljoscha Zimmerman.
Language German
Silent film; with English intertitles.
Notes Title from container.
Based on the play "Madame Butterfly" by David Belasc, adapted from the story by John Luther Long.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1919.
Also issued as part of the 3 disc set: Fritz Lang, the early works.
System Details DVD; full screen (1.33:1) presentation.
Description 1 videodisc (87 min.) : silent, color tinted ; 4 3/4 in.
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