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

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

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 ; Studio Canal ; Films Corona ; produced by Jacques Dorfmann ; screenplay adaptation by Jean-Pierre Melville ; directed by Jean-Pierre Melville
Title variation
  • L'armée des ombres
  • Armée des ombres
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
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Army of shadows (Motion picture)
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
  • 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
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  • France
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Guerrillas
  • Feature films
  • War films
  • Foreign films
  • Film adaptations
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • France
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Guerrillas
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Army of shadows : L'armée des ombres/, Janus Films ; Rialto Pictures ; Studio Canal ; Films Corona ; produced by Jacques Dorfmann ; screenplay adaptation by Jean-Pierre Melville ; directed by Jean-Pierre Melville, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1969
  • Based on the novel by Joseph Kessell
  • Special features: Disc 1: audio commentary by film historian Ginette Vincendeau -- Disc 2: 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 -- Booklet (container insert) featuring critic Amy Taubin, historian Robert O. Paxton, and excerpts from Rui Nogueira's "Melville on Melville"
  • Disc 1 contains: New high-definition digital transfer of the 2004 restoration, supervised by director of photography Pierre Lhomme and Studio Canal
Accompanying material
1 guide (41 p. : ports. ; 19 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Disc 1: The film (112 min.) ; special feature -- Disc 2: The supplements -- Booklet
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
(OCoLC)123377990
System details
DVD; widescreen (1.85:1, enhanced for 16:9 widescreen TVs) presentation; high-definition digital transfer; Dolby digital, mono, stereo; Region 1 encoding, NTSC; dual-layer format; copy-protected
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Army of shadows : L'armée des ombres/, Janus Films ; Rialto Pictures ; Studio Canal ; Films Corona ; produced by Jacques Dorfmann ; screenplay adaptation by Jean-Pierre Melville ; directed by Jean-Pierre Melville, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1969
  • Based on the novel by Joseph Kessell
  • Special features: Disc 1: audio commentary by film historian Ginette Vincendeau -- Disc 2: 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 -- Booklet (container insert) featuring critic Amy Taubin, historian Robert O. Paxton, and excerpts from Rui Nogueira's "Melville on Melville"
  • Disc 1 contains: New high-definition digital transfer of the 2004 restoration, supervised by director of photography Pierre Lhomme and Studio Canal
Accompanying material
1 guide (41 p. : ports. ; 19 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Disc 1: The film (112 min.) ; special feature -- Disc 2: The supplements -- Booklet
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
(OCoLC)123377990
System details
DVD; widescreen (1.85:1, enhanced for 16:9 widescreen TVs) presentation; high-definition digital transfer; Dolby digital, mono, stereo; Region 1 encoding, NTSC; dual-layer format; copy-protected
Video recording format
DVD

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