Franklin

L'armée des ombres [videorecording] = Army of shadows / Janus Films ; Rialto Pictures ; Studio Canal ; Archives Françaises du Film ; les Films Corona présentent ; produit par Jacques Dorfmann ; adaptation et réalisation de Jean-Pierre Melville.

Other Title:
Army of shadows [videorecording]
Edition:
Widescreen ed.
Publication:
[United States] : Criterion Collection, 2007.
Series:
Criterion collection; 385
Criterion collection
Format/Description:
Video
2 videodiscs (145 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([43] p. ; 19 cm.)
Subjects:
Kessel, Joseph, 1898-1979 -- Film adaptations.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- France -- Drama.
France -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945 -- Drama.
Motion pictures, French.
Form/Genre:
War films.
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
Language:
In French with optional English subtitles.
System Details:
DVD; Region 1; NTSC; Dolby digital stereo.
Summary:
A civil engineer who is one of the French Resistance's chiefs is given away by a traitor and interned in a camp. He manages to escape and join his network at Marseilles, where he has the traitor executed.
Participant:
Lino Ventura, Paul Meurisse, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Simone Signoret.
Credits:
Director of photography, Pierre Lhomme ; editor, Françoise Bonnot ; music, Eric de Marsan.
Notes:
Based on the book by Joseph Kessel.
Special features: audio commentary in English with Ginette Vincendeau ; disc 2: Jean-Pierre Melville, filmmaker; interview with Pierre Lhomme ; interview with Françoise Bonnot ; excerpts from the show L'invité du dimanche ; Melville et 'L'armée des ombres' documentary ; The resistance.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Elizabeth Bowers Peck, 1929 Endowment Book Fund.
Contributor:
Melville, Jean-Pierre, 1917-1973. , Director, Screenwriter
Dorfmann, Jacques. , Producer
Ventura, Lino, 1919-1987 , Actor
Meurisse, Paul, 1913-1979. , Actor
Cassel, Jean-Pierre, 1932-2007. , Actor
Marsen, Eric de. , Composer
Kessel, Joseph, 1898-1979. , Author
Studio Canal. , Producer
Janus Films. , Producer
Rialto Pictures LLC. , Producer
Films Corona. , Producer
Criterion Collection (Firm) , Distributor
Elizabeth Bowers Peck, 1929 Endowment Book Fund.
OCLC:
123377990
Publisher Number:
715515023726
CC1693D Criterion Collection
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