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Title The staircase / a film by Jean-Xavier de Lestrade ; a Maha Films production ; in association with Canal+, Planete, and ABC ; [presented by] Canal+ ; directed by Jean-Xavier de Lestrade ; produced by Denis Poncet ; co-produced by Allyson Luchak.

Publication Info. [United States?] : Sundance Channel Home Entertainment ; [New York?] : Docurama : Distributed in the U.S. by New Video, 2005.
2004.

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 Enfield, Main Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD 364.152 STA  DISC 1    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD 364.152 STA  DISC 2    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Pearl Street Branch Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD 364.152 STA DISC 1-2    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction DVD  DVD 345.02523 STAIRCASE DISC 1-2    Check Shelf
 Marlborough, Richmond Memorial Library - Adult Department  DVD 364.152 STAIRCASE  DISC 1    Check Shelf
 Marlborough, Richmond Memorial Library - Adult Department  DVD 364.152 STAIRCASE  DISC 2    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult DVD, Nonfiction  DVD 364.1523 STA    Missing
 New Britain, Main Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD 364.152 ST15 DISC 1-2    Check Shelf
Edition Full screen.
Description 2 videodiscs (6 hr., 22 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (unpaged : color illustrations ; 19 cm.).
Series Sundance documentary collection
Sundance documentary collection.
Note Documentary.
Subtitle on disc labels: Accident or cold-blooded murder?.
Performer Featuring Michael Peterson, David Rudolf, Margaret Ratliff, Martha Ratliff.
Note Program content: c2004.
Episodes run approx. 48 min.
System Details DVD; stereo.
Audience Not rated.
Summary The eight episodes of The staircase turn on the question of whether the death of Kathleen Peterson was accidental or whether she was murdered by her husband, author Michael Peterson, presenting behind-the-scenes access to Peterson, his family and friends, investigators, the defense team, and the prosecution as events unfold and each party attempts to come to terms with this bizarre mystery.
Contents disc 1. episode 1. Crime or accident?. episode 2. Secrets and lies. episode 3. A striking coincidence. episode 4. A prosecution trickery -- disc 2. episode 5. A weak case. episode 6. The prosecution's revenge. episode 7. The blowpoke returns. episode 8. The verdict.
Extra features: disc 1. Step by step : the making of The staircase (4 min.). Family & friends : interview outtakes (25 min.) -- disc 2. Filmmaker insights (16 min.). Michael Peterson inteview (14 min.). Filmmaker biographies. About Docurama. Catalog.
Note "NVG-9733"--Set container.
"NVG-9734"--Container, disc 1.
"NVG-9735"--Container, disc 2.
Language Closed-captioned.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Peterson, Michael (Michael I.)
Peterson, Kathleen, 1953-2001.
Murder -- North Carolina -- Durham -- Case studies.
Murder -- Investigation -- North Carolina -- Durham -- Case studies.
Trials (Murder) -- North Carolina -- Durham -- Case studies.
Uxoricide -- North Carolina -- Durham -- Case studies.
Novelists -- North Carolina -- Durham -- Biography.
Genre/Form Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Documentary films.
Added Author Lestrade, Jean-Xavier de.
Peterson, Michael (Michael I.)
Rudolf, David S.
Ratliff, Margaret.
Ratliff, Martha.
Poncet, Denis.
Luchak, Allyson.
Razavet, Isabelle.
Brunet, Sophie.
Stevenson, Scott.
Bloc, Jean-Pierre.
Maha Productions.
Studio Canal+.
Plan├Ęte (Firm)
Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
Docurama (Firm)
Sundance Channel Home Entertainment.
New Video Group.
ISBN 0767082311 set
9780767082310 set
076708232X disc 1
9780767082327 disc 1
0767082338 disc 2
9780767082334 disc 2
Standard No. 767685973332
767685973431
767685973530
Music No. NVG-9733 New Video Group
NVG-9734 New Video Group
NVG-9735 New Video Group
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