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Title Ascenseur pour l'echafaud [videorecording] = Elevator to the gallows / Lux présente ; un film de Louis Malle ; adaptation de Roger Nimier et Louis Malle ; dialogue de Roger Nimier ; une production Nouvelles Éditions de Films ; producteur délégué, Jean Thuillier.

Imprint [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    ELE    Available
 PAS Central Library DVD    ELE    DUE 09-23-19
Edition Special Edition Double-Disc Set ; Widescreen.
Description 2 videodiscs (92 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (23 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.)
Series Criterion collection ; 335
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 335.
Note Based on the novel by Noël Calef.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1957.
Special features: theatrical trailers, interview with Jeanne Moreau, interviews with director and crew, footage of Miles Davis and Louis Malle during the recording session, video program about the score, Malle's student film Crazeologie.
Accompanying booklet contains program notes, an essay by critic Terrence Rafferty, an interview with Louis Malle, and a tribute by Vincent Mallet.
Cast Jeanne Moreau, Maurice Ronet, Georges Poujouly, Yori Bertin, Jean Wall, Lino Ventura.
Summary Florence Carala and her lover Julien Tavernier, an ex-paratrooper, want to murder her husband by faking a suicide.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD; Dolby digital mono.
Language In French with optional English subtitles.
Subject Murder -- France -- Paris -- Drama.
Mistaken identity -- France -- Paris -- Drama.
Foreign films.
Genre/Form Feature films
Film noir
Added Author Malle, Louis, 1932-1995.
Moreau, Jeanne, 1928-
Ronet, Maurice, 1927-1983.
Poujouly, Georges, 1940-2000-
Bertin, Yori.
Wall, Jean.
Ventura, Lino, 1919-1987.
Calef, Noël, 1907- Ascenseur pour l'échafaud.
Lux film (Firm)
Nouvelles éditions de films (Firm)
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Added Title Elevator to the gallows
Louis Malle's elevator to the gallows
ISBN 1559409754
Standard No. 715515017725
Music No. CC1627D Criterion Collection

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