La Nuit americaine / Warner Bros presents une co-production franco-italienne, Films du Carrosse, PECF (Paris), PIC (Rome) ; scenario original, François Truffaut, Jean-Louis Richard, Suzanne Schiffman ; directeur de la production, Marcel Berbert ; mise en scène de Franç̜ois Truffaut.

Other Title:
Title on container: Day for night
Two-DVD special edition.
[New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2015] , ©2015
Criterion collection; 769.
The Criterion collection ; 769
2 videodiscs (116 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 folded insert (12 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm)
DVD video 4 3/4 in.
Motion pictures -- Production and direction -- Drama.
Motion picture producers and directors -- Drama.
Motion picture industry -- Drama.
Actors -- Drama.
Motion picture industry.
Motion picture producers and directors.
Motion pictures -- Production and direction
Comedy films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films -- France.
Feature films -- Italy.
Foreign language films -- French.
Comedy films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
In French with optional English subtitles.
System Details:
DVD, NTSC region 1, widescreen (1.66:1) presentation; Dolby Digital monaural.
digital optical monaural Dolby Digital 1.0
widescreen (1.66:1) 24 fps
laser optical NTSC
video file DVD video Region 1
The leading lady is recovering from a nervous breakdown, another performer is soused on the set, unions threaten to walk, shooting must finish before the insurance lapses and a cat can't hit its mark. Is this any way to make a film?
disc 1. Feature film
disc 2. Supplements
Jacqueline Bisset, Valentina Cortese, Dani, Alexandra Stewart, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Jean Champion, Jean-Pierre Léaud, François Truffaut, Nike Arrighi, Nathalie Baye, Maurice Seveno, David Markham, Bernard Menez, Gaston Joly, Zénaïde Rossi, Xavier Macary, Marc Boyle, Walter Bal, J.F. Stevenin, Pierre Zucca.
Music, Georges Delerue ; cinematography, Pierre-William Glenn ; production designer, Damien Lanfranchi ; costume, Monique Dury ; editing, Yann Dedet, Martine Barraqué.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1973.
Film rating provided from web page for film and may not be present on container packaging.
Special features: Disc 1: New 2K digital restoration; New English subtitle translation; Trailer. Disc 2: Dreams of cinema (video essay by filmmaker ::kogonada explores the layers of the film); Dudley Andrew (film professor discusses the quarrel between François Truffaut and Jean-Luc Godard); "Day for night": an appreciation (2003 documentary, film scholar Annette Insdorf discusses the film); Truffaut: a view from the inside (1973 behind-the-scenes documentary from the set of the film); Interviews: François Truffaut, Pierre-William Glenn, Jacqueline Bisset, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Nathalie Baye, Bernard Menez, Dani, Yann Dedet, Martine Barraqué; Archival footage: Truffaut shoots Day and night, "On Day and night", Truffaut at the National Society of Film Critics. Plus: an essay on container insert "Are movies magic?" by film scholar David Cairns.
Academy Awards, 1973: Best foreign language film.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Class of 1953 Fund.
Truffaut, François, film director, screenwriter, actor, interviewee (expression), Director, Screenwriter, Actor, Interviewee
Richard, Jean-Louis, screenwriter., Screenwriter
Schiffman, Suzanne, screenwriter., Screenwriter
Berbert, Marcel, film producer., Producer
Bisset, Jacqueline, 1944- actor, interviewee (expression), Actor, Interviewee
Cortese, Valentina, actor., Actor
Dani, 1945- actor, interviewee (expression), Actor, Interviewee
Stewart, Alexandra, actor., Actor
Aumont, Jean Pierre, actor, interviewee (expression), Actor, Interviewee
Champion, Jean, 1914-2001, actor., Actor
Léaud, Jean-Pierre, 1944- actor., Actor
Arrighi, Niké, 1946- actor., Actor
Baye, Nathalie, 1948- actor, interviewee (expression), Actor, Interviewee
Séveno, Maurice, actor., Actor
Markham, David, 1913-1983, actor., Actor
Menez, Bernard, 1944- actor, interviewee (expression), Actor, Interviewee
Saint Macary, Xavier, actor., Actor
Boyle, Marc, 1945-1999, actor., Actor
Bal, Walter, 1939- actor., Actor
Stévenin, Jean-François, actor., Actor
Zucca, Pierre, 1943-1995, actor., Actor
Delerue, Georges, 1925-1992, composer (expression), Composer
Glenn, Pierre-William, director of photography, interviewee (expression), Cinematographer, Interviewee
Lanfranchi, Damien, production designer., Production personnel
Dury, Monique, costume designer., Costume designer
Dedet, Yann, editor of moving image work, interviewee (expression), Editor, Interviewee
Barraqué, Martine, editor of moving image work, interviewee (expression), Editor, Interviewee
Andrew, Dudley, 1945- interviewee (expression), Interviewee
Insdorf, Annette, interviewee (expression), Interviewee
Cairns, David, writer of supplementary textual content.,
Films du carrosse (Firm), production company., Producer
PECF (Firm), production company., Producer
PIC (Firm), production company., Producer
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher., Publisher
Class of 1953 Fund.
Publisher Number:
CC2522DDVD The Criterion Collection
CC2522D The Criterion Collection (container)
CC2522D-1 The Criterion Collection (disc 1)
CC2522D-2 The Criterion Collection (disc 2)
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