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Phoenix / producers, Florian Koerner von Gustorf, Michael Weber ; screenplay written and directed by Christian Petzold.

Petzold, Christian, 1960- screenwriter, director. (Added Author). Hoss, Nina, actor. (Added Author). Zehrfeld, Ronald, 1977- actor. (Added Author). Kunzendorf, Nina, 1971- actor. Motion picture adaptation of (work): (Added Author). Monteilhet, Hubert. Retour des cendres. (Added Author).
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  • 3 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Brownstown Public Library - Brownstown ADVD PHOENIX (Text) 79361000097655 Adult Fiction DVDs Available -
Lincoln Heritage Public Library - Dale DVD PHO SUBTITLES (Text) 70743000157878 DVDs Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library DVD FOREIGN Phoenix (Text) 31208911938985 audiovisual Checked out 10/23/2016
Seymour Main Library DVD FIC PHOENIX (Text) 37500004339681 Movies Available -

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  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (98 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in..
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Criterion Collection, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally released as a motion picture in 2014.
Based on the novel "Le retour des cendres" by Hubert Monteilhet.
Essay by critic Michael Koresky in container.
Features: new conversation between director Christian Petzold and actor Nina Hoss; new interview with cinematographer Hans Fromm; documentary "The making of Phoenix" (2014) featuring interviews with Petzold, Hoss, actors Nina Kunzendorf and Ronald Zehrfeld, and production designer K. D. Gruber; trailer; new English subtitle translation.
Participant or Performer Note: Nina Hoss, Ronald Zehrfeld, Nina Kunzendorf, Imogen Kogge, Michael Maertens.
Summary, etc.: At the end of World War II, Nelly, an Auschwitz survivor, has her disfigured face reconstructed and returns home to determine whether or not her gentile husband betrayed her to the Nazis.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: PG-13.
System Details Note: Dolby digital 5.1, wide screen 2.35:1.
Language Note: In German with optional English subtitles.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > Germany > Berlin > Drama.
Holocaust survivors > Drama.
Spouses > Drama.
Betrayal > Drama.
Monteilhet, Hubert > Film adaptations.
Genre: Thrillers (Motion pictures).
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Fiction films.

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