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August Strindberg : Miss Julie / BBC Worldwide Ltd.

Other author/creatorBBC Worldwide Ltd.
Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Format Electronic and Video (Streaming)
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006], ©1987.
Description1 streaming video file (100 min.) : sound, color, digital file.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Variant title Miss Julie
Contents Opening Scene (6:49) -- Miss Julie Flirts With Jean (6:14) -- Indignation and Power Struggle (6:23) -- Symbolic Dreams (4:52) -- Emotional Tension Between Miss Julie and Jean (3:11) -- Jean's Childhood Story (4:55) -- Julie's Righteous Indignation (7:13) -- Julie and Jean: Lovers and Equals (5:09) -- Julie and Jean: Lovers and Enemies (4:10) -- Jean's Verbal Abuse of Julie (3:07) -- Julie's Confessions to Jean (6:39) -- Julie's Drunken Entreaties (5:44) -- Jean Gives the Orders (2:52) -- Christine Learns the Truth (4:14) -- Julie's Rage (7:05) -- Breakdown of the Plan (6:32) -- Julie: Prelude to Suicide (6:56) -- Julie: The End (4:02)
Abstract Prolific Swedish playwright August Strindberg wrote over 70 plays in his lifetime, most obsessively preoccupied with the "battle of the sexes." In this BBC production, Michael Simpson directs Strindberg's classic tragedy of class and sexual warfare. The neurotic, aristocratic daughter (Janet McTeer) of a count breaks off her engagement to her irresolute fiancé. Despondent and bored, she idly occupies her time with her father's virile valet, Jean (Patrick Malahide), who not only seduces her, but begins to exercise Rasputin-like power over her life. As with most Strindberg works, the female character is unfashionably presented as manipulative and controlling, despite her ultimate demise by her own hand.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Sept. 27, 2006.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 11 & up.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: BBC Worldwide Ltd., 1987 9781421399799
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number7300 Films Media Group

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