Rent Institute Benjamenta (1995)

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Rent Institute Benjamenta (aka Institute Benjamenta, or This Dream People Call Human Life) Online DVD & Blu-ray Rental
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Synopsis:
Jakob (Mark Rylance) wants to be of service. Admitted to a peculiar school for servants run by domineering Johannes (Gottfried John) and his sorrowful sister Lisa (Alice Krige), Jakob gradually uncovers the mystical Institute's secrets and, by extension, those of life itself.
Actors:
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Directors:
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Producers:
Karl Baumgartner, Keith Griffiths, Janine Marmot, Katsue Tomiyama
Writers:
Alan Passes, Stephen Quay, Timothy Quay, Robert Walser
Aka:
Institute Benjamenta, or This Dream People Call Human Life
Studio:
BFI Video
Genres:
British Films, Drama
Countries:
UK
BBFC:
Release Date:
24/05/2010
Run Time:
104 minutes
Languages:
English Dolby Digital 1.0 Mono
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.66:1
Colour:
B & W
Bonus:
  • Inside the Institute: an in-between world (2010, 31 mins): journey into the film's creation with the Quays, Mark Rylance and Alice Krige
  • On the set of Institute Benjamenta (2000,16 mins)
  • Institute Benjamenta trailer (1995,1 min)
  • Eurydice, She so Beloved (Quay Brothers, 2007,11 mins): Orpheus' attempt to rescue his dead lover Eurydice from Hades
  • Songs for Dead Children (Quay Brothers, 2003, 24 mins): Steve Martland's Street Songs realised in eerily beautiful animation
  • The Comb (The Quay Brothers, 1990,18 mins): the ingenious animated short which paved the way for the Quays' first feature
BBFC:
Release Date:
24/05/2010
Run Time:
104 minutes
Languages:
English DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0
Subtitles:
English Hard of Hearing
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.66:1
Colour:
B & W
BLU-RAY Regions:
B
Bonus:
  • Inside the Institute: an in-between world (2010, 31 mins): journey into the film's creation with the Quays, Mark Rylance and Alice Krige
  • Institute Benjamenta trailer (1995,1 min)
  • Eurydice, She so Beloued (Quay Brothers, 2007,11 mins): Orpheus' attempt to rescue his dead lover Eurydice from Hades
  • Songs for Dead Children (Quay Brothers, 2003, 24 mins): Steve Martland's Street Songs realised in eerily beautiful animation
  • The Comb (The Quay Brothers, 1990,18 mins): the ingenious animated short which paved the way for the Quays' first feature

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