• Hello,Welcome to Play.com.  . (Not youSign in?) | Register
  • 0 SuperPoints
  • Your Account
  • Help
SuperPoints

18

SuperPoints

The Fairytales: Early Colour Stencil Films From Pathe

Released on 03 December 2012

Format: DVD | Rating: PG

Write a review

Condition:  New

In stock Shipping now

£17.45 Free delivery

Earn 18 SuperPoints What are SuperPoints?

Available Delivery Options

  • Standard delivery estimate: 24th Dec - 30th Dec

Comment:All Stock is Brand New and ready for immediate shipping from Cheshire. Why wait for Channel Islands?

Once upon a time, during the belle époque in turn-of-the-century Paris, a short-lived film form called 'scènes de feeries' ('fairy films') were produced in great number by the Pathé Frères company. In jewel-like colours the films recreated the theatrical spectacles of the age with their fantastical settings, dancing girls, mythical beasts, supernatural beings and a plethora of stage illusion enhanced by the trickery of the new medium of film. Made to appeal to young and old spectators alike, these gorgeous films offer modern audiences a fascinating glimpse into the magical world of the nineteen-century theatre.

These breathtaking films are released here with newly-commissioned soundtracks composed by experimental artists from the leading British independent label Touch, including Chris Watson, Fennesz, Hildur Guðnadóttir, Ryoji Ikeda, Philip Jeck, and BJNilsen amongst others.
  • Additional short films from the era
  • All-new scores, featuring leading experimental composers such as Chris Watson, Philip Jeck and Fennesz
  • Extensive illustrated booklet with contributions from silent cinema experts, including BFI Curator Bryony Dixon

customer Reviews

 Average rating (0 reviews)

Rate & Review

Be the first to review this product! | Write a review

Help our customers make the best choices by telling everyone what you think about this product.

CertificatePG
RegionRegion 2 - Will only play on European Region 2 or multi-region DVD players.