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Le vieil homme et l'enfant [videorecording] = The two of us / Valoria Films ; Renn Productions ; Rialto Pictures ; Pathé cinéma ; Janus Films ; André Hunebelle présente ; scenario et dialogues de Claude Berri ; adaptation de Gérard Brach et Claude Berri ; collaboration de Michel Rivelin; un film de Claude Berri.

Other Title:
Two of us [videorecording]
Edition:
Director-aproved special ed.
Publication:
Irvington, NY : Criterion Collection, c2007.
Series:
Criterion collection; 388.
The Criterion collection ; 388
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (87 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (28 p. ; 19 cm.)
Subjects:
Berri, Claude -- Film adaptations.
France -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945 -- Drama.
Jewish children -- France -- Drama.
Antisemitism -- History -- 20th century -- Drama.
Motion pictures, French.
Form/Genre:
War films.
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
Language:
In French with English subtitles.
System Details:
DVD; Dolby digital mono; Region 1.
Summary:
During the Occupation, a Jewish boy is sent under an assumed name to the country to live with an older couple. Friendship develops between the boy and the old man who is violently anti-Semitic but knows nothing of the boy's origins.
Participant:
Michel Simon, Alain Cohen, Luce Fabiole, Roger Carel, Paul Preboist, Charles Denner.
Credits:
Photographer, Jean Penzer ; editors, Sophie Coussein, Denise Charvein ; music, George Delerue.
Notes:
Based on the novel by Claude, Berri.
Aspect ratio 1.66:1.
Originally released in 1967.
Special features: Le poulet (1962), director Claude Berr's Oscar-winning short film; new video interview with Berri and actor Alain Cohen; interviews from 1967 with Berri and Michel Simon; excerpt from "The jewish children of occupied France," a 1975 French talk-show segment featuring Berri and the woman who helped secure his family's saftey during World War II; original theatrical trailer. Plus: a booklet featuring a new essay by critic David Sterritt, an appreciation of the film by Francois Truffaut, and wxcerpts from Berri's memoir.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Elizabeth Bowers Peck, 1929 Endowment Book Fund.
Contributor:
Hunebelle, André. , Producer
Brach, Gérard. , Screenwriter, Adapter
Rivelin, Michel. , Screenwriter
Simon, Michel, 1895-1975. , Actor
Cohen, Alain. , Actor
Denner, Charles. , Actor
Fabiole, Luce. , Actor
Delerue, Georges, 1925-1992. , Composer
Sterritt, David. , Author
Berri, Claude. , Director, Author, Screenwriter, Adapter
Valoria Films. , Producer
Janus Films. , Producer
Renn Productions. , Producer
Pathé cinéma (France) , Producer
Rialto Pictures LLC. , Producer
Criterion Collection (Firm) , Distributor
Elizabeth Bowers Peck, 1929 Endowment Book Fund.
Contains:
Poulet [videorecording]
ISBN:
1934121576
OCLC:
122942717
Publisher Number:
715515024129
1696 Criterion Collection
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