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La chienne / Les Etablissements Braunberger-Richebé présentent ; adaptation et réalisation de Jean Renoir.

Edition:
Two-DVD special edition.
Publication:
[New York, NY] : Criterion Collection, [2016]
Series:
Criterion collection ; 818.
The Criterion collection ; 818
Format/Description:
Video
2 videodiscs (96 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 folded insert.
DVD video 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Prostitutes -- Drama.
Prostitutes' customers -- Drama.
Pimps -- Drama.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Drama.
La Fouchardière, Georges de, 1874-1946 -- Film adaptations.
Form/Genre:
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Motion pictures, French.
Language:
In French; optional subtitles in English.
System Details:
DVD, NTSC, Region 1; full screen (1.19:1 aspect ratio) presentation; Dolby Digital monaural.
digital optical mono Dolby Digital
full screen (1.33:1)
NTSC
video file DVD video region 1
Summary:
Cashier Maurice Legrand is married to Adele, a terror. By chance, he meets Lucienne, known as Lulu on the street, and makes her his mistress. He thinks he finally met love, but Lulu is nothing but a streetwalker, in love with Dédé, her pimp. She only accepts Legrand to satisfy Dédé's needs of money.
Contents:
Disc 1. [Feature film] ; Jean Renoir introduction
disc 2. [Special features].
Participant:
Michel Simon, Janie Marèse, Georges Flamant, and Magdelaine Berubet.
Credits:
Cinematography, Theodore Sparkuhl; art director, Marcel Courmes; editor, Marguerite Renoir.
Notes:
Title from title frame.
Based on La chienne / [by] Georges de la Fouchardière.
Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 1931.
Insert credits André Mouézy-Éon as co-screenwriter
Digitally restored in 2014.
Special features: Introduction to the film from 1961 by director Jean Renoir ; New interview with Renoir scholar Christopher Faulkner ; New restoration of "On purge bébé" (1931), Renoir's first sound film, also starring Michel Simon ; Jean Renoir le patron: "Michel Simon" a ninety-five-minute 1967 French television program ; Plus: an essay by film scholar Ginette Vincendeau.
Contributor:
Renoir, Jean, 1894-1979, film director, screenwriter.
Mouëzy-Éon, André, 1880-1967, screenwriter.
Sparkuhl, Theodor, 1894-1946, director of photography.
Courmes, Marcel, art director.
Simon, Michel, 1895-1975, actor.
Marèze, Janie, 1908-1931, actor.
Flamant, Georges, 1903-1990, actor.
Berubet, Magdelaine, actor.
Les Etablissement Branuberger-Richebé, producer.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Contains:
Container of: On purge bébé (Motion picture)
Container of: Jean Renoir le patron (Television program)
ISBN:
9781681431659
1681431653
OCLC:
948693528
Publisher Number:
715515179010
CC2634D The Criterion Collection
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