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

Cul-de-sac, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Compton-Tekli Film Productions Limited ; original screenplay by Roman Polanski and Gérard Brach ; executive producer, Sam Waynberg ; produced by Gene Gutowski ; directed by Roman Polanski, (videorecording)

Label
Cul-de-sac
Title
Cul-de-sac
Statement of responsibility
Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Compton-Tekli Film Productions Limited ; original screenplay by Roman Polanski and Gérard Brach ; executive producer, Sam Waynberg ; produced by Gene Gutowski ; directed by Roman Polanski
Contributor
Actor
Artistic director
Cinematographer
Composer
Costume designer
Designer
Director
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film editor
Film producer
Producer
Production company
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A withdrawn couple's isolated house is infiltrated by a rude, burly American gangster on the run. The three engage in role-playing games of sexual and emotional humiliations. An evocative, claustrophobic, and morbidly funny tale of the modern world in chaos
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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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
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
Subtitled 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-
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  • Polanski, Roman
  • Brach, Gérard
  • Waynberg, Sam
  • Gutowski, Gene
  • Klinger, Michael
  • Tenser, Tony
  • Taylor, Gilbert
  • McIntyre, Alastair
  • Komeda, Krzysztof
  • Sellers, Bridget
  • Lack, George, art director
  • 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
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  • Fugitives from justice
  • Spouses
  • Drama
  • Award Winners
  • Comedy
Technique
live action
Label
Cul-de-sac, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Compton-Tekli Film Productions Limited ; original screenplay by Roman Polanski and Gérard Brach ; executive producer, Sam Waynberg ; produced by Gene Gutowski ; directed by Roman Polanski, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
  • Booklet inserted inside container
Accompanying material
1 booklet (16 unnumbered pages : illustartions ; 19 cm).
Bar code
  • 31223128938660
  • 31223128938678
  • 31223128938694
  • 31223128938702
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • tdi
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director-approved DVD special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (112 min.)
Isbn
9781604654509
Media category
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515084215
Other physical details
sound, black-and-white
Publisher number
CC2032D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)743934150
System details
DVD format; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (1.66:1) enhanced for 16:9 TVs; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Cul-de-sac, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Compton-Tekli Film Productions Limited ; original screenplay by Roman Polanski and Gérard Brach ; executive producer, Sam Waynberg ; produced by Gene Gutowski ; directed by Roman Polanski, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
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
  • Booklet inserted inside container
Accompanying material
1 booklet (16 unnumbered pages : illustartions ; 19 cm).
Bar code
  • 31223128938660
  • 31223128938678
  • 31223128938694
  • 31223128938702
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • tdi
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director-approved DVD special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (112 min.)
Isbn
9781604654509
Media category
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515084215
Other physical details
sound, black-and-white
Publisher number
CC2032D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)743934150
System details
DVD format; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (1.66:1) enhanced for 16:9 TVs; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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