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Le samouraï / Janus Films ; distribution, René Chateau ; Prodis, Raymond Borderie et Eugène Lépicier présentent ; film de Jean-Pierre Melville.

Other Title:
Title from English subtitles: Samurai
Edition:
DVD special edition.
Publication:
[New York, New York] : Criterion Collection, [2017] , ©2017
Series:
Criterion collection ; 306.
The Criterion collection ; 306
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (25 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm).
4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Assassins -- Drama.
Murder -- Investigation -- Drama.
Assassins.
Murder -- Investigation.
Form/Genre:
Crime films.
Drama.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Crime films.
Feature films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Motion pictures, French.
Language:
In French; optional subtitles in English.
System Details:
DVD, NTSC, Region 1; widescreen (1.85:1 aspect ratio) presentation; Dolby Digital monaural.
digital optical mono Dolby Digital
widescreen (1.85:1)
NTSC
video file DVD video region 1
Summary:
Jef Costello is a fedora and trench-coat wearing contract killer with samurai instincts. When Jef assassinates a nightclub owner, he finds himself confronted by a series of witnesses, who drop his perfect world into the hands of a persistent police investigator and Jef's shadowy employer, both of whom are determined to put an end to the career criminal.
Participant:
Alain Delon, François Périer, Nathalie Delon, Caty Rosier, Jacques Leroy, Jean-Pierre Posier, Michel Boisrond.
Credits:
Director of photography, Henri Decaë; editors, Monique Bennot, Yo Maurette; music, François de Roubaix.
Notes:
Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 1967.
Special features: interviews from 2005 with Jean-Pierre Melville historians Rui Nogueira and Ginette Vincendeau; collection of excerpts from archival interviews with Melville and actors Alain Delon, Cathy Rosier, Nathalie Delon and François Périer; "Melville-Delon : D'honneur et de nuit" short documentary about the friendship of the director and actor; original theatrical trailer; booklet with essay by film scholar David Thomson, a tribute by filmmaker John Woo, and an excerpt from Rui Nogueira's book Melville on Melville.
Contributor:
Melville, Jean-Pierre, 1917-1973, film director.
Borderie, R. (Raymond), 1897-1982, presenter.
Lépicier, Eugène, presenter.
Delon, Alain, 1935- actor.
Périer, François, actor.
Delon, Nathalie, 1941- actor.
Rosier, Cathy, actor.
Boisrond, Michel, 1921-2002, actor.
Janus Films.
Société nouvelle Prodis.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
ISBN:
9781681433820
1681433826
OCLC:
1012401712
Publisher Number:
715515206716
CC2833D The Criterion Collection
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