The Resource Megacities

Megacities

Label
Megacities
Title
Megacities
Contributor
Subject
Summary
A film in twelve chapters which tells the tales of people from Bombay, Mexico City, Moscow and New York, who are all struggling for daily survival, with ingenuity, intelligence and dignity. Focuses on the lives of Shankar, the Bioscope Man; Modesto, the chicken feet vendor; Baba Khan, the paint recycler; Nestor, the trash scavenger; street kids Oleg, Borya, Kolya and Misha; Cassandra, the performer; Larissa, the crane driver and Toni, the hustler
Cataloging source
NLML
Credits note
Director and script, Michael Glawogger ; produced by Erich Lackner, Rolf Schmid
Intended audience
Censorship classification: R. High level sexual activity. High level drug use
Language note
In English, Spanish, Hindi and Russian. English subtitles
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Glawogger, Michael
  • Lackner, Erich
  • Schmid, Rolf
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Documentary films
  • Urban poor
  • Poverty
  • Foreign language documentary
  • Foreign language documentary
  • Bombay (India)
  • Mexico City (Mexico)
  • Moscow (Russia)
  • New York (N.Y.)
Label
Megacities
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released in 1998
  • Special features: ; Deleted scenes ; Life in loops ; 3 remixed scenes
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000053366281
Dimensions
12 cm.
Extent
1 DVD-video (90 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
v
Other physical details
sound, colour
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 000053366281
  • (Sirsi) 000053366281
  • (OCoLC)890270268
System details
PAL ; Region 4
Label
Megacities
Publication
Note
  • Originally released in 1998
  • Special features: ; Deleted scenes ; Life in loops ; 3 remixed scenes
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000053366281
Dimensions
12 cm.
Extent
1 DVD-video (90 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
v
Other physical details
sound, colour
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 000053366281
  • (Sirsi) 000053366281
  • (OCoLC)890270268
System details
PAL ; Region 4

Library Locations

    • Ruth Faulkner Public Library - City of BelmontBorrow it
      215 Wright Street, Cloverdale, 6105, AU
      -31.96206 115.93403
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