A Canterbury tale Janus Films ; Independent Film Distributors ; written, produced and directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger.

Follow three modern-day incarnations of Chaucer's pilgrims - a landgirl, an American GI, and a British sergeant waylaid in the English countryside, forced to solve a bizarre village crime en route to a mythical town.

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Corporate Author: Criterion Collection (Firm)
Other Authors: Powell, Michael, 1905-1990. Pressburger, Emeric, 1902-1988. Portman, Eric, 1901-1969. Sim, Sheila, 1922-2016. Price, Dennis, 1915-1973. Sweet, John. Knight, Esmond, 1906-1987. Hillier, Erwin, 1911-2005. Gray, Allan, 1902-1973.
Format: Video DVD
Language:English
Published:Irvington, NY : Criterion Collection, [2006]
Edition:[Second-disc special edition].
Series:Criterion collection ; 341.
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Summary:Follow three modern-day incarnations of Chaucer's pilgrims - a landgirl, an American GI, and a British sergeant waylaid in the English countryside, forced to solve a bizarre village crime en route to a mythical town.
Item Description:Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1944.
Special features: Disc 1: New digital transfer; Audio commentary by film historian Ian Christie; Scenes from Michael Powell's reedited American version ; Disc 2: New video interview with actress Sheila Sim; "John Sweet: a pilgrim's return": a short documentary on actor John Sweet's 2001 return to 'Canterbury'; "A Canterbury trail": a documentary featuring footage from the annual Kent walking tour of the film locations; Humphrey Jenning's landmark documentary "Listen to Britain" (1942); Artist Victor Burgin's impressionistic video piece "Listen to Britain" (2001), inspired by Jennings's film and "A Canterbury tale"; New essay by Graham Fuller and Peter von Bagh.
Physical Description:2 videodiscs (approximately 124 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
Format:DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., restored high-difinition digital transfer.
Production Credits:Cinematography, Erwin Hillier ; editor, John Seabourne ; music composer, Allan Gray ; production designer, Alfred Junge.
ISBN:1559409878
9781559409872
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