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Title Kes / Woodfall Films presents a Kestrel Films production ; adapted by Barry Hines, Ken Loach, Tony Garnett ; directed by Ken Loach ; produced by Tony Garnett.

Publication Info. [United States] : Criterion Collection, [2011]


Location Call No. Status
 Granby, F.H. Cossitt Branch - Drama  DRAMA DVD KES Disc 1-2    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Audio Visual  DVD KES    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult DVD  DVD KES    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - DVDs  DVD KES DISC 1-2    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  DVD KES DISC 1-2    Check Shelf
Edition Director-approved special edition.
Description 2 videodiscs (111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
Series The Criterion collection ; 561
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 561.
System Details DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen enhanced for 16:9 widescreen TVs, Dolby digital, mono
Cast David Bradley, Colin Welland, Lynne Perrie, Freddie Fletcher, Brian Glover, Bob Bowes.
Credits Music, John Cameron ; photography, Chris Menges ; editor, Roy Watts.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1969.
From the book A kestrel for a knave by Barry Hines.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for language, nudity and some teen smoking.
Summary A portrait of working-class Northern England. Billy is a fifteen-year-old miner's son whose close bond with a wild kestrel provides him with a spiritual escape from his dead-end life.
Note Special features: disc 1: newly restored digital transfer, supervised and approved by director Ken Loach and director of photography Chris Menges, with the filmmaker's original production soundtrack ; alternate, internationally released soundtrack, with postsync dialogue ; original theatrical trailer.
Special features: disc 2: Making "Kes," a new documentary featuring Loach, Menges, producer Tony Garnett, and actor David Bradley ; The Southbank show: "Ken Loach," a 1993 profile ; Cathy come home (1966), an early television feature by Loach, with an afterword by film writer Graham Fuller.
Contents disc 1. Feature film -- disc 2. Special features.
Language Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Coal mines and mining -- England -- Barnsley (South Yorkshire) -- Drama.
Working class -- England -- Barnsley (South Yorkshire) -- Drama.
Teenage boys -- England -- Barnsley (South Yorkshire) -- Drama.
Kestrels -- Drama.
Falconry -- Drama.
Wildlife rehabilitation -- Drama.
Genre/Form Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Loach, Ken, 1936- Director.
Garnett, Tony. Producer.
Bradley, David, 1953- Actor.
Welland, Colin. Actor.
Perrie, Lynne, 1931-2006. Actor.
Fletcher, Freddie. Actor.
Glover, Brian, 1934-1997. Actor.
Bowes, Bob. Actor.
Cameron, John. Composer.
Hines, Barry, 1939- Kestrel for a knave.
Woodfall Film Productions.
Kestrel Films.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Added Title South Bank show (Television program)
Cathy come home (Television program)
ISBN 9781604654127
Standard No. 715515070614
Music No. CC2001D The Criterion Collection
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