Army of shadows = L'armée des ombres

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New York, NY : Criterion Collection, [2020].
1681436914, 9781681436913
MPAA rating: Not rated.
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2 videodiscs (145 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 insert.
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Title from title frame.
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Based on the novel by Joseph Kessel.
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Originally released as a motion picture in 1969.
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Essay by critic Amy Taubin in container.
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Features: audio commentary from 2006 featuring film scholar Ginette Vincendeau; interviews from 2007 with Lhomme and editor Françoise Bonnot; on-set footage and excerpts from archival interviews with director Jean-Pierre Melville, cast members, author 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 la Résistance (1944), a rare short documentary shot on the front lines during the final days of the German occupation of France; restoration demonstration by Lhomme; trailers.
Creation/Production Credits
Directeur de la photographie, Pierre L'Homme ; montage [editor], Françoise Bonnot ; musique, Eric De Marsan ; decors, Théobald Meurisse ; conseiller aux dialogues ét́rangers, Howard Vernon.
Lino Ventura (Philippe Gerbier), Paul Meurisse (Luc Jardie), Jean-Pierre Cassel (Jean-François Jardie), Simone Signoret (Mathilde), Claude Mann (Claude 'Le Masque'), Paul Crauchet (Félix), Christian Barbier ('Le Bison'), Serge Reggiani, André Dewavrin, Alain Dekok, Alain Mottet, Alain Libolt, Jean-Marie Robain, Albert Michel, Denis Sadier, Georges Sellier, Marco Perrin, Hubert de Lapparent, Colin Mann, Anthony Stuart, Michel Fretault.
Follows a group of French resistance fighters during World War II as they face capture, escape, and a traitor.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; 1.0 Dolby Digital mono., 2.0 Dolby Digital stereo; widescreen presentation, aspect ratio 1.85:1; enhanced for 16:9 televisions; new high-definition digital transfer.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
For private home use only.
In French with optional subtitles in English.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Melville, J., Dorfmann, J., Lhomme, P., Bonnot, F., Demarsan, E., Ventura, L., Meurisse, P., Cassel, J., Signoret, S., Mann, C., Crauchet, P., Barbier, C., Reggiani, S., & Kessel, J. (2020). Army of shadows =: L'armée des ombres. New York, NY: Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Jean-Pierre Melville et al.. 2020. Army of Shadows =: L'armée Des Ombres. New York, NY: Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Jean-Pierre Melville et al., Army of Shadows =: L'armée Des Ombres. New York, NY: Criterion Collection, 2020.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Melville, Jean-Pierre, et al. Army of Shadows =: L'armée Des Ombres. New York, NY: Criterion Collection, 2020. DVD.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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