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

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

Label
Army of shadows : L'armée des ombres
Title
Army of shadows
Title remainder
L'armée des ombres
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
  • L'armée des ombres
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
Credits note
Director of photography, Pierre Lhomme ; editor, Francoise Bonnot ; music, Eric De Marsan
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
In French with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.A7644 2007
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
  • 1898-1979
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ventura, Lino
  • Meurisse, Paul
  • Cassel, Jean-Pierre
  • Signoret, Simone
  • Crauchet, Paul
  • Mann, Claude
  • Barbier, Christian
  • Reggiani, Serge
  • Melville, Jean-Pierre
  • Kessel, Joseph
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
145
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
385
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • France
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Guerrillas
  • Foreign films
  • French language materials
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Army of shadows : L'armée des ombres, Janus Films ; Rialto Pictures ; Films Corona ; produced by Jacques Dorfmann ; screenplay adaptation by Jean-Pierre Melville ; directed by Jean-Pierre Melville, (DVD)
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
Contents
Booklet: Cast and credits -- Out of the shadows / Amy Taubin -- Melville's French Resistance / Robert O. Paxton -- Melville on Melville: army of shadows / Interview by Rui Nogueria -- About the transfer
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
  • 00715515023726
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
CC1693D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o123377990
  • (OCoLC)123377990
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., Dolby Digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Army of shadows : L'armée des ombres, Janus Films ; Rialto Pictures ; Films Corona ; produced by Jacques Dorfmann ; screenplay adaptation by Jean-Pierre Melville ; directed by Jean-Pierre Melville, (DVD)
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
Contents
Booklet: Cast and credits -- Out of the shadows / Amy Taubin -- Melville's French Resistance / Robert O. Paxton -- Melville on Melville: army of shadows / Interview by Rui Nogueria -- About the transfer
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
  • 00715515023726
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
CC1693D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o123377990
  • (OCoLC)123377990
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., Dolby Digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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