Rent Benjamin Britten: A Time There Was on DVD

Benjamin Britten: A Time There Was

2006 Rated NR 1hr 40m

Filmmaker Tony Palmer delivers a multifaceted portrait of British conductor-composer Benjamin Britten by blending biographical information with excerpts from some of the artist's most famous operas, including "Death in Venice," "Peter Grimes" and "Billy Budd." Interview footage includes comments from award-winning composer Leonard Bernstein, who discusses Britten's ability to process pain into genius.

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Movie Details

Director
Tony Palmer
This movie is
Cerebral
Format
DVD
Ratings
NR
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1

Subtitles

No

Closed captioned

No

Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.