Herostratus (film)


Herostratus (film)

Infobox Film
name = Herostratus


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director = Don Levy
producer = Don Levy
James Quinn
writer = Don Levy
narrator =
starring = Michael Gothard
Gabriella Licudi
Antony Paul
Peter Stephens
music =
cinematography = Keith Allams
editing =
distributor = BBC
released = 1967 (UK)
runtime = 142 min.
country = UK
language = English
budget =
preceded_by =
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amg_id = 1:95053
imdb_id = 0061761

"Herostratus" is a 1967 film by the Australian director Don Levy, about a young man who wants to commit suicide in public by jumping off a tall building. The title comes from the name of the Ancient Greek man Herostratus, who sought to immortalize his name by setting fire to the Temple of Artemis in Ephesus.

The film stars Mona Chin, Michael Gothard, Gabriella Licudi, Antony Paul, Peter Stephens, Hilda Marvin, Helen Mirren, Malcolm Muggeridge, Vivienne Myles, and Brigitte St. John. It was co-produced by James Quinn, the British Film Institute and the BBC.

The film features music by Halim El-Dabh.

External links

* [http://www.amnon.ca/herostratus.html "The Herostratus Shrine]
* [http://web.archive.org/web/20070806104017/http://www.uea.ac.uk/eas/events/donlevypeterwhitehead/donlevypeterwhitehead.htm Article about showing of Don Levy film]
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* [http://colsearch.nfsa.afc.gov.au/nfsa/search/display/display.w3p;adv=yes;group=;groupequals=;holdingType=;page=0;parentid=;query=Number%3A42171;querytype=;rec=0;resCount=10 Herostratus at the National Film and Sound Archive]


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