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Le feu follet [videorecording] = The fire within / Janus Films ; Lux Compagnie cinématographique de France ; une production des Nouvelles Editions de Films ; directeur de production, Alain Queffelean ; [written and directed by] Louis Malle.

Other Title:
Fire within [videorecording]
Edition:
[Special ed.]
Publication:
[Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, c2008.
Series:
Criterion collection; 430
The Criterion Collection ; 430
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (108 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (19 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Subjects:
Drieu La Rochelle, Pierre, 1893-1945 -- Film adaptations.
Depressed persons -- France -- Drama.
Alcoholics -- Rehabilitation -- France -- Drama.
Suicide -- France -- Drama.
Friendship -- France -- Paris -- Drama.
France -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
New wave films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Motion pictures, French.
Language:
In French with optional English subtitles.
System Details:
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital mono., restored High-Definition digital transfer, NTSC.
Summary:
Alain Leroy is a self-destructive writer who is enduring a treatment in a private hospital because of his alcoholism. The doctor only sees the surface problem and declares it time for Alain to leave the hospital. Alain resolves to commit suicide, but first he goes to Paris and tries to reconnect with some old friends.
Participant:
Maurice Ronet, Lena Skerla, Yvonne Clech, Alexandra Stewart, Jeanne Moreau.
Credits:
Cinematography, Ghislain Cloquet ; editor, Suzanne Baron ; production designer, Bernard Evein.
Notes:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1963.
Based on the book 'Le feu follet' by Pierre Drieu La Rochelle.
Aspect ratio 1.66:1.
Special features: Archival interviews with director Louis Malle and actor Maurice Ronet; "Malle's Fire within:" a new video program featuring interviews with actor Alexandra Stewart and filmmakers Philippe Collin and Volker Schlöndorff; "Jusqu'au 23 juillet:" a 2005 documentary short about the film and its source novel, Le feu follet, by Pierre Drieu La Rochelle, featuring actor Mathieu Amalric, writer Didier Daeninckx, and Cannes festival curator Pierre-Henri Deleau; booklet features new essays by critic Michel Ciment and film historian Peter Cowie.
Contributor:
Malle, Louis, 1932-1995. , Screenwriter, Director
Queffelean, Alain. , Producer
Evein, Bernard. , Producer
Ronet, Maurice, 1927-1983. , Actor
Skerla, Léna. , Actor
Clech, Yvonne, 1920-2010 , Actor
Stewart, Alexandra. , Actor
Moreau, Jeanne, 1928-2017 , Actor
Drieu La Rochelle, Pierre, 1893-1945. , Author
Janus Films. , Producer
Lux Compagnie cinématographique de France. , Producer
Nouvelles éditions de films (Firm) , Producer
Criterion Collection (Firm) , Distributor
ISBN:
9781604650389
1604650389
OCLC:
213098638
Publisher Number:
715515029520
CC1750D Criterion Collection
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