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Prospero's Books

Prospero's Books

A Feature film by Peter Greenaway

Release in France : 02/10/1991

    Synopsis

    An exiled magician finds an opportunity for revenge against his enemies muted when his daughter and the son of his chief enemy fall in love in this uniquely structured retelling of the 'The Tempest'.

    Actors (7)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Co-productions :

    Ciné-@, Camera One

    French distribution :

    Pyramide Distribution

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    International releases (13)

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    Full credits (9)

    Assistant director :

    Sophie Fiennes

    Screenwriter :

    Peter Greenaway

    Co-producers :

    Philippe Carcassonne, Michel Seydoux

    Editor :

    Marina Bodbyl

    Music Composer :

    Michael Nyman

    Author of original work :

    William Shakespeare

    Foreign producers :

    Denis Wigman, Kees Kasander

    Director of Photography :

    Sacha Vierny

    Production Designers :

    Ben Van Os, Jan Roelfs

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Literary adaptation

    Production language :

    English

    Coproducer countries :

    Great Britain (80.0%), France (20.0%), The Netherlands

    Original French-language productions :

    Unspecified

    Nationality :

    Majority French (Great Britain, France, The Netherlands)

    Production year :

    1991

    French release :

    02/10/1991

    Runtime :

    2 h 6 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    73.741

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.78

    Audio format :

    Dolby

    Posters (2)

    Director

    Festival Selections

    Cannes International Film Festival - 1991

    Cannes International Film Festival (France, 1991)

    Selection

    Out of Competition