The pillars of the Earth
(DVD) 

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[Munich] : Culver City, CA : Tandem Communications ; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, c2010.
Format
DVD
Physical Desc
3 videodiscs (400 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. 
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Language
English
UPC
043396360587

Notes

General Note
Based on the book by Ken Follett.
General Note
Originally produced as a German/Canadian mini-series broadcast on television from July 23 to August 27, 2010.
Creation/Production Credits
Consultant, Ken Follett ; music, Trevor Morris ; editors, Richard Comeau, Sylvain Lebel ; director of photography, Attila Szalay ; production designer, Miljen Kljakovic ; costume designer, Mario Davignon.
Participants/Performers
Ian McShane, Rufus Sewell, Matthew MacFadyen, Eddie Redmayne, Hayley Atwell, Sarah Parish, Natalia Wörner, Anatole Taoubman, John Pielmeier, Robert Bathurst, Clive Wood, Sam Claflin, Liam Garrigan, David Oakes, Götz Otto, Tony Curran, Donald Sutherland, Alison Pill, Gordon Pinsent.
Description
In 1120 A.D., the heir to the English throne dies when the royal ship burns at sea. The King calls on his subjects to accept his daughter Maud as ruler until her son comes of age, but the church backs his nephew Stephen. Squire Bartholomew pledges his loyalty to Maud and is thrown in jail, leaving his daughter Aliena and son Richard alone. Maud goes raises an army in France and attacks Stephen. Meanwhile, Tom Builder is destined to construct a cathedral in Kingsbridge . His ally is Prior Philip, who learns to be a good politician as he watches over his flock and his cathedral. Tom also has the headaches of refereeing between his son Alfred and headstrong Jack, one of his better stone carvers. Against this backdrop of war and monumental construction, are all the elements common to epic storytelling: heroes and villains, trust and treachery, fate and the struggle against it.
System Details
DVD format; region 1; 5.1 Dolby digital surround; anamorphic widescreen presentation, 1.78:1 aspect ratio.
Language
In English or dubbed French with optional subtitles in English, English SDH, or French.

Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Wood, C., Follett, K., Pinsent, G., Pill, A., Sutherland, D., Curran, T., Otto, G., Oakes, D., Garrigan, L., Claflin, S., Ryan, J., Bathurst, R., Wörner, N., Parish, S., Atwell, H., Redmayne, E., Macfadyen, M., Sewell, R., McShane, I., Pielmeier, J., Mimica-Gezzan, S., & Taubman, A. (2010). The pillars of the Earth . Tandem Communications ; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Clive Wood et al.. 2010. The Pillars of the Earth. [Munich] : Culver City, CA: Tandem Communications ; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Clive Wood et al.. The Pillars of the Earth [Munich] : Culver City, CA: Tandem Communications ; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2010.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Wood, Clive, et al. The Pillars of the Earth Tandem Communications ; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2010.

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