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The prodigal son the life and work of Sergei Prokofiev

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Alternate title:Prokofiev, the prodigal son
Life and work of Sergei Prokofiev
Sergei Prokofiev
Summary:This drama-documentary was commissioned from the Russian film maker Andrei Nekrasov. He uses a cast of Russian actors, together with archive film clips and Prokofiev's own writings, to tell the story of the composer's life and career in Russia and the West. Filmed entirely in Russia in early 1991, the film incorporates performances of a wide range of the Prokofiev's music.
Some footage in Russian with English subtitles.
Contributor:Nekrasov, Andrej
Mellor, Stephen
Roberts, Edward
Glover, Julian
Quick, Diana 1946
Gergiev, Valeriĭ 1953
Provider:Leningradskiĭ gosudarstvennyĭ akademicheskiĭ teatr opery i baleta imeni S.M. Kirova. Orkestr
Globos (Firm)
Gosudarstvennyĭ komitet SSSR po televidenii͡u i radioveshchanii͡u
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Document Television (Firm)
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Topical subjects:Composers Soviet Union Biography Drama
Soviet Union History
Prokofiev, Sergey 1891-1953
Credits:Narrators, Bob Peck, Diana Quick, Simon Russell Beale and Julian Glover. Orchestra of the Kirov Opera, conducted by Valéry Gergiev. Producer, Stephen Mellor ; film editor, Edward Roberts.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Performing Arts, Music
Films@UM Browse terms:Music
Performing Arts
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