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The Resource The two of us : Le vieil homme et l'enfant = The old man and the boy, Janus Films ; Rialto Pictures ; Pathé! ; Valoria Films présente ; scénario et dialogues de Claude Berri ; adaptation de Gérard Brach et Claude Berri, [avec] collaboration de Michel Rivelin ; producteur délégué Paul Cadéac ; un film de Claude Berri ; une co-production P.A.C./Valoria Films/Renn Productions

The two of us : Le vieil homme et l'enfant = The old man and the boy, Janus Films ; Rialto Pictures ; Pathé! ; Valoria Films présente ; scénario et dialogues de Claude Berri ; adaptation de Gérard Brach et Claude Berri, [avec] collaboration de Michel Rivelin ; producteur délégué Paul Cadéac ; un film de Claude Berri ; une co-production P.A.C./Valoria Films/Renn Productions

Label
The two of us : Le vieil homme et l'enfant = The old man and the boy
Title
The two of us
Title remainder
Le vieil homme et l'enfant = The old man and the boy
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; Rialto Pictures ; Pathé! ; Valoria Films présente ; scénario et dialogues de Claude Berri ; adaptation de Gérard Brach et Claude Berri, [avec] collaboration de Michel Rivelin ; producteur délégué Paul Cadéac ; un film de Claude Berri ; une co-production P.A.C./Valoria Films/Renn Productions
Title variation
  • Vieil homme et l'enfant
  • Old man and the boy
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • fre
Summary
Director Claude Berri's introduction on the title screens reads "This film is a true story but seen through the imagination a child particularly sensitive to the tragic events which surrounded him in occupied France. The warm affection of this family of good people who took him in nevertheless leaves him with a certain poetic nostalgia for this time and a deep gratitude toward them." This film is his re-telling and re-creation of the life of a small Jewish boy from in Nazi-occupied Paris, sent by his parents to the countryside to live with an elderly Catholic couple until France's liberation. Forced to hide his identity, eight-year-old Claude bonds with the irascible, staunchly anti-Semitic Grampa, who improbably becomes his friend and confidant
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Images [cinematography], Jean Penzer ; cameraman, Jean Chiabaut ; montage [editors], Sophie Coussein, Denise Charvein ; musique de Georges Delerue ; decors [production design], Maurice Pétri, Georges Levy
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
In French with optional subtitles in English
PerformerNote
Michel Simon, Roger Carel, Paul Préboist, Luce Fabiole, Aline Bertrand, Sylvine Delannoy, Zorica Lozic, Jacqueline Rouillard, Marco Perrin, Denise Peron, Alain Cohen, Charles Denner, avec le concours des infants de [with the cooperation of the children of] Biviers et de St.-Vincent-de-Mercuze, Elisabeth Rey and Didier Perret
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1918-2004
  • 1895-1975
  • 1927-
  • 1927-1997
  • 1892-1982
  • 1927-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Berri, Claude
  • Brach, Gérard
  • Rivelin, Michel
  • Cadéac, Paul
  • Simon, Michel
  • Carel, Roger
  • Préboist, Paul
  • Fabiole, Luce
  • Cohen, Alain
  • Denner, Charles
  • Bertrand, Aline
  • Delannoy, Sylvine
  • Lozic, Zorica
  • Rouillard, Jacqueline
  • Perrin, Marco
  • Janus Films
  • Rialto Pictures LLC
  • Pathé Distribution Limited
  • Valoria Films
  • Production artistique cinématographique
  • Renn Productions
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
87
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
388
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hidden children (Holocaust)
  • Jewish children in the Holocaust
  • Children and adults
  • Antisemitism
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Foreign films
  • Motion pictures, French
  • France
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The two of us : Le vieil homme et l'enfant = The old man and the boy, Janus Films ; Rialto Pictures ; Pathé! ; Valoria Films présente ; scénario et dialogues de Claude Berri ; adaptation de Gérard Brach et Claude Berri, [avec] collaboration de Michel Rivelin ; producteur délégué Paul Cadéac ; un film de Claude Berri ; une co-production P.A.C./Valoria Films/Renn Productions
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/icr1696d.gif
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a French motion picture in 1967
  • Special features: Le poulet [featurette] (1962) (16 min.); Trailer (3 min.); Claude Berri on "The Two of Us" [featurette] (2007) (9 min.); Claude Berri Archival [featurettes] (13 min.); actor Alain Cohen on "The Two of Us" [featurette] (12 min.); Michel Simon [featurette] (9 min.); Booklet includes essays "War and Peace" by David Sterritt, "The Two of Us" by François Truffaut, and excerpts from "Autoportrait" by Claude Berri
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
Contents
Claude Langmann -- Understanding the situation -- "L-O-N-G-U-E-T" -- First meal -- Checking for cooties -- "The goose is cooked" -- Mass, billiards, and blackouts -- Sticks and stones -- True confidants -- Today's lessons -- Scared of being a Jew -- Farmer's daughter -- "Three cheers for wine!" -- Postcard to Dinou -- Two of us -- Kinou -- Good-byes -- Color bars
Control code
744438
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (87 min.)
Isbn
9781934121573
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515024129
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC1696D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781934121573
  • (OCoLC)122942717
System details
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital mono; widescreen presentation aspect ratio 1.66:1, enhanced for 16:9 televisions
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The two of us : Le vieil homme et l'enfant = The old man and the boy, Janus Films ; Rialto Pictures ; Pathé! ; Valoria Films présente ; scénario et dialogues de Claude Berri ; adaptation de Gérard Brach et Claude Berri, [avec] collaboration de Michel Rivelin ; producteur délégué Paul Cadéac ; un film de Claude Berri ; une co-production P.A.C./Valoria Films/Renn Productions
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/icr1696d.gif
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a French motion picture in 1967
  • Special features: Le poulet [featurette] (1962) (16 min.); Trailer (3 min.); Claude Berri on "The Two of Us" [featurette] (2007) (9 min.); Claude Berri Archival [featurettes] (13 min.); actor Alain Cohen on "The Two of Us" [featurette] (12 min.); Michel Simon [featurette] (9 min.); Booklet includes essays "War and Peace" by David Sterritt, "The Two of Us" by François Truffaut, and excerpts from "Autoportrait" by Claude Berri
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
Contents
Claude Langmann -- Understanding the situation -- "L-O-N-G-U-E-T" -- First meal -- Checking for cooties -- "The goose is cooked" -- Mass, billiards, and blackouts -- Sticks and stones -- True confidants -- Today's lessons -- Scared of being a Jew -- Farmer's daughter -- "Three cheers for wine!" -- Postcard to Dinou -- Two of us -- Kinou -- Good-byes -- Color bars
Control code
744438
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (87 min.)
Isbn
9781934121573
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515024129
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC1696D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781934121573
  • (OCoLC)122942717
System details
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital mono; widescreen presentation aspect ratio 1.66:1, enhanced for 16:9 televisions
Video recording format
DVD

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