Rent Janacek: From the House of the Dead on DVD

Janacek: From the House of the Dead

2007 Rated NR 1hr 40m

Set in a Siberian prison camp, Janacek's final opera centers on the experiences of recent arrival Alexandre Petrovitch Goriantchikov (Olaf Bar), a nobleman who finds relief from the harsh conditions in the friendship of the illiterate Alyeya (Eric Stoklossa). Recorded at the Grand Theatre de Provence, this stage production is directed by the well-respected Patrice Chereau and features famed conductor Pierre Boulez.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.78:1


German, English, French, Spanish (Neutral)

Closed captioned


Language and sound

Czech: PCM Surround, Czech: DTS 5.1 Surround

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.