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Oscar Wilde

Synopsis
Oscar Wilde was certainly one of the most brilliant writers of comedy for the English stage. The tale of his tragic downfall, caused by the society of his time condemning his private sexual life, has generally overshadowed the importance of his work. The film follows his early career and attempts to regain the balance between tragic figure and artist. The DVD covers his life and background and ends with an overview of his work.
Series
Famous Authors, Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2005
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
biographies; drama in English; Wilde, Oscar (1854-1900); dramatists

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£13.74
Duration/Size
35 minutes
Year
2012

Production Company

Name

Academy Media

Email
info@academymedia.com
Web
http://www.academymedia.com External site opens in new window
Phone
07968 796639
Address
6a, Gower Street
Brora
Sutherland
KW9 6PU
Notes
For over thirty years Academy Media has been making programmes about history, literature, music and languages with the hope of helping individuals to develop and enrich themselves. Famous Authors and Famous Composers are continuing series of video biographies, the former featuring many writers whose work is included in the National Curriculum. There are also series on the history and culture of China, Thailand and Greece as well as a new series of productions of classic plays, the first of which is Ibsen’s Ghosts. Sale on DVD.
Name

Skan Productions

Phone
020 7370 7525
Fax
020 7244 9657
Address
23 Roland Gardens
London
SW7 3PF

Distributor

 

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