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Ken Russell at the BBC


aka: Elgar; Debussy; Always on Sunday; Isadora; Dante's Inferno; Song of Summer
UK 1962-1968, 477 minutes
Dir. Ken Russell
Rating: [PG]
Genres: Classics, Drama, Music / Arts & Artists, Dance


Synopsis: The engrossing early works of the controversial director comprises six of his famed artist portraits

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DVD Features

Disc 1:
Elgar (1962) - A partly dramatised account of the life of classical composer Sir Edward Elgar.
The Debussy Film (1965) - An impression of the music and life of the French composer Claude Debussy.
Always on Sunday (1965) - An interpretation of the life of French primitive painter Henri Douanier Rousseau.

Disc 2:
Isadora: The Biggest Dancer in the World (1966) - A dramatised biography of the American dancer Isadora Duncan.
Dante's Inferno (1967) - A film showing the private life of the emotional poet and painter Dante Gabriel Rossetti.

Disc 3:
Song of Summer (1968) - A biography of the last five years of Frederick Delius, the blind and paralyzed composer.

  • cast and/or crew interviews
  • 'making of' documentary / featurette
  • 3-disc set

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