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Talk of Angels
     

Talk of Angels

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Director: Nick Hamm, Polly Walker, Vincent Perez, Franco Nero

Cast: Nick Hamm, Polly Walker, Vincent Perez, Franco Nero

 

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This sweeping historical drama gets a simple presentation for its DVD release. Talk of Angels has been given a letterboxed transfer to disc in the widescreen aspect ratio of 1.85:1; the images have also been enhanced for anamorphic playback on 16 x 9 monitors. The audio has been mastered in Dolby Digital Surround. The dialogue is in English, with no

Overview

This sweeping historical drama gets a simple presentation for its DVD release. Talk of Angels has been given a letterboxed transfer to disc in the widescreen aspect ratio of 1.85:1; the images have also been enhanced for anamorphic playback on 16 x 9 monitors. The audio has been mastered in Dolby Digital Surround. The dialogue is in English, with no multiple-language options included, though the disc does feature closed captioning for the hearing impaired. A selection of trailers for this and other Miramax releases has been included as a bonus.

Product Details

Release Date:
01/13/2004
UPC:
0786936232653
Original Release:
1998
Rating:
PG13
Source:
Miramax
Region Code:
1
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Surround]
Time:
1:37:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; Dolby Digital Surround Sound; Widescreen image (1.85:1) enhanced for 16 x 9 TVs

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Polly Walker Mary Lavelle
Vincent Perez Francisco Areavaga
Franco Nero Dr. Vicente Areavaga
Marisa Paredes Dona Consuelo
Leire Berrocal Milagros
Penélope Cruz Pilar
Frances McDormand Conlon
Ruth McCabe O'Toole
Francisco Rabal Don Jorge
Ariadna Gil Beatriz
Rossy de Palma Elena

Technical Credits
Nick Hamm Director
Linda Bruce Associate Producer
Patrick Cassavetti Producer
Javier Chinchilla Asst. Director
Donna Gigliotti Executive Producer
Peter Glossop Sound/Sound Designer
Ann Guedes Screenwriter
Gerry Hambling Editor
Eduardo Hidalgo Art Director
Michael Howells Production Designer
Lala Huete Costumes/Costume Designer
Trevor Jones Score Composer
Frank McGuinness Screenwriter
Alexei Rodinov Cinematographer
Mary Selway Casting
Liz Waller Costumes/Costume Designer
Bob Weinstein Executive Producer
Harvey Weinstein Executive Producer
Totty Whately Set Decoration/Design

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Opening Credits: How It All Began [8:23]
2. Becoming a Spanish Lady [3:44]
3. Socialist Tendancies [6:20]
4. The Irish Corner [2:46]
5. Keeping Secrets and Making Enemies [5:58]
6. Fascism of Freedom [8:57]
7. The Bullfight [6:54]
8. A Dance [6:46]
9. Longing for Love [6:42]
10. A Trip to Madrid [5:26]
11. "One Fist, One Mind!" [5:32]
12. Someplace Special [7:34]
13. Breaking Hearts [6:10]
14. We Agreed to Nothing [3:46]
15. "For Life" [8:48]
16. End Credits [3:28]

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Talk of Angels 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is a sleeper film of a romance during a revolution. I've watched it countless times and find a new detail or nuance each time. Polly Walker does a superb characterization of dignity, longing and restraint combined with passion. Vincent Perez, the Brad Pitt of France, is exemplary and devestatingly romantic. Each actor or actress in this gem are supurb. Frances MacDormand and Penelope Cruz are the best known, but ALL involved shine. Do not be put off by the occassional use of subtitles. This is a movie to be viewed again and again!
Guest More than 1 year ago
I was deeply touched by this movie. It was well made and beautifully written. The casting was excellent. I think no other could have played Mary and Fransisco better that Polly Walker and Vincent Perez. You could feel the attraction between them and the chemistry was amazing. I was so moved by the story that I ordered the book that it was based on...Mary Lavelle by Kate O'Brien.
caleta More than 1 year ago
Historically is very accurate, .Cinematography and customs are wonderfull
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