1420Fwd from IAFA-L: THE LATHE OF HEAVEN
- Apr 6, 2000From: Freddie Baer [mailto:fbaer@...]
Sent: Thursday, April 06, 2000 4:14 PM
Subject: [*FSF-L*] Le Guin's Lathe Returns To TV
>From SF Wire:3:00pm ET, 5-Apr-00
Le Guin's Lathe Returns To TV
The Lathe of Heaven, the 1980 television movie based on Ursula K. Le
Guin's SF novel of the same name, will return to the airwaves in June
in a digitally remastered version. The film, about a man whose dreams
have the power to reshape reality, will be offered to public
television stations as a 20th anniversary special by WNET in New York
City in association with American Public Television, starting June 1.
The rebroadcast will be accompanied by a new, exclusive interview of
Le Guin by Bill Moyers.
It's the first time the movie--originally produced as part of WNET's
Television Laboratory--has been seen on public television in 20 years,
WNET spokesman Marc Fenton told SCI FI Wire. The movie version of
Lathe is based on Le Guin's best-selling 1971 novel and was called one
of the top 100 greatest works of science fiction by Entertainment
The Lathe of Heaven, which stars Bruce Davison, Kevin Conway and
Margaret Avery, will be made available on home video and DVD in the
fall, Fenton told SCI FI Wire.