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American dreams (lost and found) [videorecording] ; Landscape suicide /
James Benning.
imprint
Vienna (Wien) : Österreichischen Filmmuseum, 2011.
description
2 videodiscs (145 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([18] p. : ill. ; 18 cm.).
format(s)
DVD
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imprint
Vienna (Wien) : Österreichischen Filmmuseum, 2011.
standard identifier
4260100330681
contents note
American dreams (Lost and found) (1984, 53 min.) -- Landscape suicide (1986, 92 min.)
credits note
Producer: James Benning.
general note
American dreams (lost and found) was made in 1984; restored in 2011 by the Austrian Film Museum (Vienna).
Landscape suicide was made in 1986.
performer
Cast for Landscape suicide: Rhonda Bell, Elion Sacker, Eve E. Ellis, Lisbeth Jetton, Pegge Winslow, John Benning, Rusty Johnson ; voices: Dorothy Zeidman, Chris Cordes, Ira Shapiro, Ron Vawter.
abstract
American dreams (lost and found): This film is a "diary film" stemming from Benning's lifelong appreciation of baseball and the baseball player Hank Aaron as well as his personal take on the history of the USA from 1954 to 1976 (53 min.).
Landscape suicide: The filmmaker recounts two infamous murder cases that took place almost 30 years apart.
language note
In English with optional German subtitles (disc 2).
catalogue key
9029148
technical details
DVD; PAL; all regions; Dolby digital 2.0; aspect ratio 1.37:1.

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