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The Resource L'armée des ombres : Army of shadows, Janus Films ; Rialto Pictures ; Films Corona ; produced by Jacques Dorfmann ; screenplay adaptation by Jean-Pierre Melville ; directed by Jean-Pierre Melville, (videorecording)

L'armée des ombres : Army of shadows, Janus Films ; Rialto Pictures ; Films Corona ; produced by Jacques Dorfmann ; screenplay adaptation by Jean-Pierre Melville ; directed by Jean-Pierre Melville, (videorecording)

Label
L'armée des ombres : Army of shadows
Title
L'armée des ombres
Title remainder
Army of shadows
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; Rialto Pictures ; Films Corona ; produced by Jacques Dorfmann ; screenplay adaptation by Jean-Pierre Melville ; directed by Jean-Pierre Melville
Title variation
Army of shadows
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • fre
Summary
A civil engineer who is one of the French Resistance's chiefs is given away by a traitor and interned in a camp
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Armée des ombres (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Pierre Lhomme ; editor, Francoise Bonnot ; music, Eric De Marsan
Language note
In French, with optional English subtitles
PerformerNote
Lino Ventura, Paul Meurisse, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Simone Signoret, Paul Crauchet, Claude Mann, Christian Barbier, Serge Reggiani
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1917-1973
  • 1919-1987
  • 1913-1979
  • 1932-2007
  • 1921-1985
  • 1924-
  • 1898-1979
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Melville, Jean-Pierre
  • Ventura, Lino
  • Meurisse, Paul
  • Cassel, Jean-Pierre
  • Signoret, Simone
  • Crauchet, Paul
  • Mann, Claude
  • Barbier, Christian
  • Reggiani, Serge
  • Kessel, Joseph
  • Janus Films
  • Films Corona
  • Rialto Pictures LLC
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
145
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
385
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • France
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Guerrillas
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
L'armée des ombres : Army of shadows, Janus Films ; Rialto Pictures ; Films Corona ; produced by Jacques Dorfmann ; screenplay adaptation by Jean-Pierre Melville ; directed by Jean-Pierre Melville, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1969
  • Based on the novel by Joseph Kessell
  • Disc 1 contains: New high-definition digital transfer of the 2004 restoration, supervised by director of photography Pierre Lhomme and Studio Canal
  • Special Features: Audio commentary by film historian Ginette Vincendeau ; new interviews with Lhomme and editor Francoise Bonnot ; archival video excerpts, including on-set footage and interviews with Mellville, cast members, writer Joseph Kessel, and real-life Resistance fighters ; "Jean-Pierre Melville et 'L'armée des ombres'" (2005), a short program on the director and his film; "Le journal de las Résistance" (1944), a rare short documentary shot on the front lines of the final days of German-occupied France; and a film restoration demonstration by Lhomme
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocn123377990
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (145 min.)
Isbn
9781934121481
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515023726
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
CC1693D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781934121481
System details
DVD; region 1, Dolby Digital mono., Dolby Digital stereo, widescreen
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
L'armée des ombres : Army of shadows, Janus Films ; Rialto Pictures ; Films Corona ; produced by Jacques Dorfmann ; screenplay adaptation by Jean-Pierre Melville ; directed by Jean-Pierre Melville, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1969
  • Based on the novel by Joseph Kessell
  • Disc 1 contains: New high-definition digital transfer of the 2004 restoration, supervised by director of photography Pierre Lhomme and Studio Canal
  • Special Features: Audio commentary by film historian Ginette Vincendeau ; new interviews with Lhomme and editor Francoise Bonnot ; archival video excerpts, including on-set footage and interviews with Mellville, cast members, writer Joseph Kessel, and real-life Resistance fighters ; "Jean-Pierre Melville et 'L'armée des ombres'" (2005), a short program on the director and his film; "Le journal de las Résistance" (1944), a rare short documentary shot on the front lines of the final days of German-occupied France; and a film restoration demonstration by Lhomme
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocn123377990
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (145 min.)
Isbn
9781934121481
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515023726
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
CC1693D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781934121481
System details
DVD; region 1, Dolby Digital mono., Dolby Digital stereo, widescreen
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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