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The Resource Army of shadows, produced by Jacques Dorfmann ; written and directed by Jean-Pierre Melville, (videorecording)

Army of shadows, produced by Jacques Dorfmann ; written and directed by Jean-Pierre Melville, (videorecording)

Label
Army of shadows
Title
Army of shadows
Statement of responsibility
produced by Jacques Dorfmann ; written and directed by Jean-Pierre Melville
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Director
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • fre
Summary
The most personal film by Jean-Pierre Melville, who had participated in the French Resistance himself, this tragic masterpiece based on a novel by Joseph Kessel recounts the struggles and sacrifices of those who fought in the Resistance
Member of
Has edition
Cataloging source
HT#
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Armée des ombres (Motion picture)
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
In French with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.A7634 2020
PerformerNote
Lino Ventura, Paul Meurisse, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Simone Signoret, Claude Mann
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1917-1973
  • 1921-1985
  • 1919-1987
  • 1913-1979
  • 1932-2007
  • 1898-1979
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Melville, Jean-Pierre
  • Signoret, Simone
  • Ventura, Lino
  • Meurisse, Paul
  • Cassel, Jean-Pierre
  • Kessel, Joseph
Runtime
145
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
385
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kessel, Joseph
  • Guerrillas
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • France
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Army of shadows, produced by Jacques Dorfmann ; written and directed by Jean-Pierre Melville, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1969
  • Based on the novel by Joseph Kessel
  • Essay by critic Amy Taubin in container
  • 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
Bar code
  • 31223132221962
  • 31223132221954
  • 31223132221947
  • 31223132221921
  • 31223133018276
  • 31223132221848
  • 31223132221996
  • 31223132221988
  • 31223132221970
  • 31223132221939
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (145 min.)
Isbn
9781681436913
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 715515244114
  • 00715515244114
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC3134D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1151698585
System details
DVD ; color ; monaural ; wide screen (1.85:1 aspect ratio)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Army of shadows, produced by Jacques Dorfmann ; written and directed by Jean-Pierre Melville, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1969
  • Based on the novel by Joseph Kessel
  • Essay by critic Amy Taubin in container
  • 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
Bar code
  • 31223132221962
  • 31223132221954
  • 31223132221947
  • 31223132221921
  • 31223133018276
  • 31223132221848
  • 31223132221996
  • 31223132221988
  • 31223132221970
  • 31223132221939
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (145 min.)
Isbn
9781681436913
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 715515244114
  • 00715515244114
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC3134D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1151698585
System details
DVD ; color ; monaural ; wide screen (1.85:1 aspect ratio)
Video recording format
DVD

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