The Resource La graine et le mulet : The secret of the grain, Claude Berri présente un coproduction Hirsch, Pathé Renn Production ; France 2 cinéma ; scénario original de Abdellatif Kechiche ; adaptation et dialogues de Abdellatif Kechiche, Ghalya Lacroix ; un film de Abdellatif Kechiche ; produit par Claude Berri ; producteur exécutif, Pierre Grunstein, (videorecording)

La graine et le mulet : The secret of the grain, Claude Berri présente un coproduction Hirsch, Pathé Renn Production ; France 2 cinéma ; scénario original de Abdellatif Kechiche ; adaptation et dialogues de Abdellatif Kechiche, Ghalya Lacroix ; un film de Abdellatif Kechiche ; produit par Claude Berri ; producteur exécutif, Pierre Grunstein, (videorecording)

Label
La graine et le mulet : The secret of the grain
Title
La graine et le mulet
Title remainder
The secret of the grain
Statement of responsibility
Claude Berri présente un coproduction Hirsch, Pathé Renn Production ; France 2 cinéma ; scénario original de Abdellatif Kechiche ; adaptation et dialogues de Abdellatif Kechiche, Ghalya Lacroix ; un film de Abdellatif Kechiche ; produit par Claude Berri ; producteur exécutif, Pierre Grunstein
Title variation
  • Secret of the grain
  • Couscous
Contributor
Actor
Cinematographer
Director
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
Producer
Production company
Production designer
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • ara
  • eng
  • fre
  • ara
  • fre
Summary
When the patriarch of a French-Arab family, Slimane, acts on his wish to open a portside restaurant specializing in his ex-wife's fish couscous, the extended clan's passions and problems explode
Member of
Awards note
César (2008) award winner: Meilluer film, Meilluer réalisateur, Meilluer espoir féminin, Meilluer scénario original.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Lubomir Bakchev ; editors, Ghalia Lacroix, Camille Toubkis ; production designer, Benoît Barouh ; costumes, Maria Belosa Hall
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
Soundtrack in French and Arabic dialogue with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.S43 2010
PerformerNote
Habib Boufares, Hafsia Herzi, Faridah Benkhetache, Abdelhamid Aktouche, Alice Houri, Bouraouïa Marzouk, Cyril Favre, Leïla D'issernio, Abdelkader Djeloulli, Bruno Lochet, Olivier Loustau, Sami Zitouni, Sabrina Ouazani, Mohamed Benabdeslem, Hatika Karaoui, Henri Rodriguez, Nadia Taouil
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1970-
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  • Kechiche, Abdellatif
  • Lacroix, Ghalia
  • Berri, Claude
  • Grunstein, Pierre
  • Bakchev, Lubomir
  • Barouh, Benoît
  • Boufares, Habib
  • Herzi, Hafsia
  • Benkhetache, Faridah
  • Aktouche, Abdelhamid
  • Houri, Alice
  • Marzouk, Bouraouïa
  • Hirsch (Firm : Paris, France)
  • Pathé Renn Production
  • France 2 cinéma (Firm)
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
  • IFC Films
Runtime
154
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
527
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • Immigrants
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Restaurants
  • Arabs
Technique
live action
Label
La graine et le mulet : The secret of the grain, Claude Berri présente un coproduction Hirsch, Pathé Renn Production ; France 2 cinéma ; scénario original de Abdellatif Kechiche ; adaptation et dialogues de Abdellatif Kechiche, Ghalya Lacroix ; un film de Abdellatif Kechiche ; produit par Claude Berri ; producteur exécutif, Pierre Grunstein, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Wide screen (1.85:1)
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2007
  • Special features: Disc 2. Interview with Abdellatif Kechiche; "Sueur" featurette of the film's belly dancing sequence; "20 heures" exerpt from the television series with interviews with director Abdellatif Kechiche, actress Hafsia Herzi; Interview with film scholar Ludovic Cortade; Interview with Hafsia Herzi; Interview with Bouraouïa Marzouk; "Musicians" interview with musicians from the film; Theatrical trailer
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([14] pages : portraits ; 19 cm).
Bar code
  • 31223130445720
  • 31223130445753
  • 31223130445712
  • 31223130445738
  • 31223130445746
  • 31223130445779
  • 31223130445761
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Disc 1: High-definition digital master -- New and improved English subtitle translation
  • Disc 2:
  • New video interview with Kechiche
  • Sueur, Kechiche's extended reedit of the climactic belly-dancing sequence, featuring a new video introduction by the director
  • New video interview with film scholar Ludovic Cortade
  • Excerpt from a 20 heures television interview with Kechicheand actress Hafsia Herzi
  • Video interviews with Herzi, actress Bouraouia Marzouk, and the film's musicians
  • Theatrical trailer
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director-approved special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (154 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515057813
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC1891D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)611169597
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.85:1), enhanced for 16.9 widescreen TVs; Dolby digital surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
La graine et le mulet : The secret of the grain, Claude Berri présente un coproduction Hirsch, Pathé Renn Production ; France 2 cinéma ; scénario original de Abdellatif Kechiche ; adaptation et dialogues de Abdellatif Kechiche, Ghalya Lacroix ; un film de Abdellatif Kechiche ; produit par Claude Berri ; producteur exécutif, Pierre Grunstein, (videorecording)
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Wide screen (1.85:1)
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2007
  • Special features: Disc 2. Interview with Abdellatif Kechiche; "Sueur" featurette of the film's belly dancing sequence; "20 heures" exerpt from the television series with interviews with director Abdellatif Kechiche, actress Hafsia Herzi; Interview with film scholar Ludovic Cortade; Interview with Hafsia Herzi; Interview with Bouraouïa Marzouk; "Musicians" interview with musicians from the film; Theatrical trailer
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([14] pages : portraits ; 19 cm).
Bar code
  • 31223130445720
  • 31223130445753
  • 31223130445712
  • 31223130445738
  • 31223130445746
  • 31223130445779
  • 31223130445761
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Disc 1: High-definition digital master -- New and improved English subtitle translation
  • Disc 2:
  • New video interview with Kechiche
  • Sueur, Kechiche's extended reedit of the climactic belly-dancing sequence, featuring a new video introduction by the director
  • New video interview with film scholar Ludovic Cortade
  • Excerpt from a 20 heures television interview with Kechicheand actress Hafsia Herzi
  • Video interviews with Herzi, actress Bouraouia Marzouk, and the film's musicians
  • Theatrical trailer
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director-approved special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (154 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515057813
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC1891D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)611169597
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.85:1), enhanced for 16.9 widescreen TVs; Dolby digital surround
Video recording format
DVD

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