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The Resource Cul-de-sac, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; original screenplay by Roman Polanski and Gérard Brach ; produced by Gene Gutowski ; directed by Roman Polanski ; Compton-Tekli Film Productions Limited

Cul-de-sac, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; original screenplay by Roman Polanski and Gérard Brach ; produced by Gene Gutowski ; directed by Roman Polanski ; Compton-Tekli Film Productions Limited

Label
Cul-de-sac
Title
Cul-de-sac
Statement of responsibility
Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; original screenplay by Roman Polanski and Gérard Brach ; produced by Gene Gutowski ; directed by Roman Polanski ; Compton-Tekli Film Productions Limited
Contributor
Actor
Artistic director
Composer
Costume designer
Designer
Director
Director of photography
Film editor
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A withdrawn couple's isolated house is infiltrated by a rude, burly American gangster on the run. The three engage in a game of shifting identities and sexual and emotional humiliations. An evocative, claustrophobic, and morbidly funny tale of the modern world in chaos
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Producers, Michael Klinger, Tony Tenser ; director of photography, Gilbert Taylor ; editor, Alastair McIntyre ; music by Komeda ; wardrobe, Bridget Sellers ; art director, George Lack ; production designer, Voytek ; executive producer, Sam Waynberg
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
English dialogue; optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.C85 2011
PerformerNote
Donald Pleasence, Françoise Dorléac, Lionel Stander, Jack MacGowran, William Franklyn, Robert Dorning, Marie Kean, Renee Houston, Geoffrey Sumner, Iain Quarrier, Jackie Bisset, Trevor Delaney
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1925-
  • 1920-1989
  • 1918-1973
  • 1926-
  • 1918-1993
  • 1902-1980
  • 1944-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Polanski, Roman
  • Brach, Gérard
  • Waynberg, Sam
  • Gutowski, Gene
  • Klinger, Michael
  • Tenser, Tony
  • Taylor, Gilbert
  • McIntyre, Alastair
  • Komeda, Krzysztof
  • Sellers, Bridget
  • Lack, George
  • Voytek
  • Pleasence, Donald
  • Dorléac, Françoise
  • Stander, Lionel
  • MacGowran, Jack
  • Franklyn, William
  • Dorning, Robert
  • Kean, Marie
  • Houston, Renée
  • Sumner, Geoffrey
  • Quarrier, Iain
  • Bisset, Jacqueline
  • Delaney, Trevor
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Compton-Tekli Film Productions
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
112
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
577
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Spouses
  • Fugitives from justice
  • Fugitives from justice
  • Spouses
  • England
Technique
live action
Label
Cul-de-sac, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; original screenplay by Roman Polanski and Gérard Brach ; produced by Gene Gutowski ; directed by Roman Polanski ; Compton-Tekli Film Productions Limited
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1966
  • Restored high-definition digital transfer
  • Special features: 'Two gangsters and an island' making-of documentary (2003); "The nomad" television interview with Polanski (1967); Theatrical trailers. Booklet: "High tides" essay by film critic David Thompson
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([16] pages : illustrations ; 16 cm.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1008063
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director-approved Blu-ray special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (112 min.)
Isbn
9781604654493
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515084116
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC2031BD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781604654493
  • (OCoLC)744675851
System details
Blu-ray; region A; widescreen (1.66:1 aspect ratio); monaural; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Cul-de-sac, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; original screenplay by Roman Polanski and Gérard Brach ; produced by Gene Gutowski ; directed by Roman Polanski ; Compton-Tekli Film Productions Limited
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1966
  • Restored high-definition digital transfer
  • Special features: 'Two gangsters and an island' making-of documentary (2003); "The nomad" television interview with Polanski (1967); Theatrical trailers. Booklet: "High tides" essay by film critic David Thompson
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([16] pages : illustrations ; 16 cm.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1008063
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director-approved Blu-ray special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (112 min.)
Isbn
9781604654493
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515084116
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC2031BD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781604654493
  • (OCoLC)744675851
System details
Blu-ray; region A; widescreen (1.66:1 aspect ratio); monaural; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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