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Title La double vie de Veronique [videorecording] = The double life of Veronique / Leonardo de la Fuente presente ; une production Sideral Productions, Le Studio Canal + ; en co-production avec Tor Production ; et avec Norsk Film ; scenario, Krzysztof Kieślowski, Krzysztof Piesiewicz ; realise par Krzystztof Kieślowski.

Imprint [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    DOU    Available
 PAS Central Library DVD    DOU Booklet    Available
Edition Widescreen.
Description 2 videodiscs (97 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (57 p. : col. ill. ; 18 cm.)
Series Criterion collection ; 359
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 359.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1991.
Special features (disc 1): optional audio commentary by film scholar Annette Insdorf; U.S. ending; 3 short documentary films by Kieślowski ("Factory", 1970 ; "Hospital", 1976; "Railway station", 1980); "The musicians" (1958), a short documentary film by Kazimierz Karabasz (Kieślowski's teacher).
Special features (disc 2): "Kieślowski - dialogue" documentary film (about the making of the film, 1991, 53 min.); "1966-1988 : Kieślowski, cinéaste Polonais" documentary film (about Kieślowski's early directorial career in Poland, 2005, 31 min.); new video interviews with cinematographer Sławomir Idziak (24 min.), composer Zbigniew Preisner (21 min.) & actress Irène Jacob (17 min.).
Booklet includes essays by Jonathan Romney ("Through the looking glass"), Slavoj Žižek ("The forced choice of freedom"), Peter Cowie ("Kieślowski's muse"), & Krzysztof Kieślowski ("Pure emotions : The double life of Véronique'", excerpted from the book "Kieślowski on Kieślowski").
Credits Director of photography, Sławomir Idziak ; editing, Jacques Witta ; original music by Zbigniew Preisner.
Cast Irene Jacob, Philippe Volter, Sandrine Dumas.
Summary Weronika is a Polish choir soprano and her double Veronique is a French music teacher. Though they are unknown to each other the two women share an enigmatic bond.
System Details DVD, region 1; Dolby digital stereo.
Language In Polish & French, with optional English subtitles.
Subject Women -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films
Added Author Fuente, Leonardo de la.
Kieślowski, Krzysztof, 1941-1996.
Piesiewicz, Krzysztof, 1945-
Jacob, Irène.
Volter, Philippe.
Dumas Brekke, Sandrine.
Idziak, Slawomir.
Preisner, Zbigniew.
Insdorf, Annette.
Karabasz, Kazimierz.
Romney, Jonathan.
Žižek, Slavoj.
Cowie, Peter.
Sidéral Productions.
Studio Canal+.
Zespół Filmowy TOR.
Norsk Film AS.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Added Title Double life of Véronique
ISBN 1934121053
Standard No. 715515020725
Music No. CC1657D Criterion Collection

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