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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, (DVD 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, (DVD 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
  • L'armée des ombres
  • Army of shadows
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Director
Producer
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
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
  • 1919-1987
  • 1913-1979
  • 1932-2007
  • 1921-1985
  • 1924-
  • 1917-1973
  • 1930-
  • 1939-
  • 1898-1979
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ventura, Lino
  • Meurisse, Paul
  • Cassel, Jean-Pierre
  • Signoret, Simone
  • Crauchet, Paul
  • Mann, Claude
  • Barbier, Christian
  • Reggiani, Serge
  • Dorfmann, Jacques
  • Melville, Jean-Pierre
  • L'Homme, Pierre
  • Bonnot, Françoise
  • De Marsan, Eric
  • Kessel, Joseph
  • Janus Films
  • Films Corona
  • Rialto Pictures LLC
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
  • Studio Canal
Runtime
145
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
385
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Guerrillas
  • Feature films
  • War films
  • Foreign films
  • DVDs
  • France
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, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced 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
Accompanying material
1 guide (41 p. : ports. ; 19 cm.).
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
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
(OCoLC)ocn123377990
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., Dolby Digital stereo
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, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced 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
Accompanying material
1 guide (41 p. : ports. ; 19 cm.).
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
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
(OCoLC)ocn123377990
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., Dolby Digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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