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Chac

Harrington Park, NJ : Milestone Film & Video, 2001.

1 videodisc (95 min.) : sd, col. ; 4 3/4 in.

Based on ritual and legends from the Popul vuh and Mayan stories, the film focuses on a small Tzeltal village during a terrible drought. Desperate for relief, thirteen men set out on a quest to save their people by seeking a solitary diviner who lives in the mountains and knows the ways of the ancients. Hoping that he can summon Chac, the rain god, the men follow the diviner who takes them on a strange journey that challenges their beliefs and even their sanity.

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Title:

Chac [videorecording] / a Milestone Film release ; writer, producer and director, Rolando Klein ; produced by Cientifilm Aurora S.A.

VaryingTitle:

Title on container: Chac, the rain god.

VaryingTitle:

Also known by title: Chac, dios de la lluvia.

Publisher:

Harrington Park, NJ : Milestone Film & Video, 2001.

Physical:

1 videodisc (95 min.) : sd, col. ; 4 3/4 in.

Series:

Milestone Collection

Notes:

Letterboxed format.

Notes:

Includes original theatrical trailer, commentary by Rolando Klein and stills gallery.

Notes:

Originally produced as a motion picture in 1974.

Notes:

"MILEO77."

ParticipantNote:

Pablo CanchŽ Balam, Alonzo MŽndez Ton, Sebasti‡n Santis, Pedro Tiez, Antonio Castellanos.

Summary:

Based on ritual and legends from the Popul vuh and Mayan stories, the film focuses on a small Tzeltal village during a terrible drought. Desperate for relief, thirteen men set out on a quest to save their people by seeking a solitary diviner who lives in the mountains and knows the ways of the ancients. Hoping that he can summon Chac, the rain god, the men follow the diviner who takes them on a strange journey that challenges their beliefs and even their sanity.

Subject:

Popol vuh--Film and video adaptations.

Subject:

Tzeltal Indians--Mexico--Chiapas--Drama.

Subject:

Tzeltal Indians--Religion--Drama.

Subject:

Mayas--Mexico--Chiapas--Drama.

Subject:

Mayas--Religion--Drama.

Subject:

Maya mythology--Drama.

Subject:

Droughts--Mexico--Drama.

Subject:

Feature films.

Subject:

Foreign films.

AE:PersName:

Klein, Rolando.

AE:PersName:

Balam, Pablo CanchŽ.

AE:PersName:

Ton, Alonzo MŽndez.

AE:PersName:

Santis, Sebasti‡n.

AE:PersName:

Tiez, Pedro.

AE:PersName:

Castellanos, Antonio.

AE:CorpName:

Cientifilm Aurora S.A.

AE:CorpName:

Milestone Film & Video.

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    $a Title proper/short title  Chac, the rain god.
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    $b Other physical details  sd, col. ;
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440 Series Title $a Title  Milestone Collection
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500 General Note   $a General note  Includes original theatrical trailer, commentary by Rolando Klein and stills gallery.
500 General Note   $a General note  Originally produced as a motion picture in 1974.
500 General Note   $a General note  "MILEO77."
508 ProductnCredits   $a Creation/production credits  Cinematography, Alex Phillips, Jr., William Kaplan, Jr. ; script, Luis Gayt‡n ; editing, Harry Keramidas ; music, Victor F—zado, Elisabeth Waldo.
511 ParticipantNote 1   $a Participant or performer note  Pablo CanchŽ Balam, Alonzo MŽndez Ton, Sebasti‡n Santis, Pedro Tiez, Antonio Castellanos.
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538 Technical   $a Technical details note  DVD
546 Language Note   $a Language note  In Tzeltal and Mayan dialects with English subtitles.
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    $z Geographic subdivision  Chiapas
    $v Form subdivision  Drama.
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650 Subj:Topic $a Topical term  Mayas
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    $z Geographic subdivision  Chiapas
    $v Form subdivision  Drama.
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    $v Form subdivision  Drama.
650 Subj:Topic $a Topical term  Maya mythology
    $v Form subdivision  Drama.
650 Subj:Topic $a Topical term  Droughts
    $z Geographic subdivision  Mexico
    $v Form subdivision  Drama.
650 Subj:Topic $a Topical term  Feature films.
650 Subj:Topic $a Topical term  Foreign films.
700 AE:PersName 1   $a Personal name  Klein, Rolando.
700 AE:PersName 1   $a Personal name  Balam, Pablo CanchŽ.
700 AE:PersName 1   $a Personal name  Ton, Alonzo MŽndez.
700 AE:PersName 1   $a Personal name  Santis, Sebasti‡n.
700 AE:PersName 1   $a Personal name  Tiez, Pedro.
700 AE:PersName 1   $a Personal name  Castellanos, Antonio.
710 AE:CorpName 2   $a Corporate name  Cientifilm Aurora S.A.
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