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Uniform Title Jules et Jim (Motion picture)
Title Jules et Jim [videorecording] / les Films du carrosse et S.E.D.I.F. ; adaptation et dialogues, François Truffaut et Jean Gruault ; mise en scène, François Truffaut.

Imprint [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection ; [Chicago : Distributed by Facets Multimedia], [2005]

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Casa Verdugo Library DVD    F JUL    Available
Description 2 videodiscs (105 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet of program notes (41 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Series Criterion collection ; 281
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 281.
Note Presented by Janus Films.
Based on the novel by Henri-Pierre Roché.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1962.
Special features include: new, restored high-definition digital transfer supervised by director of photography Raoul Coutard; commentary with co-writer Jean Gruault, Truffaut collaborator Suzanne Schiffman, editor Claudine Bouche, and Truffaut scholar Annette Insdorf; commentary with actress Jeanne Moreau and Truffaut biographer Serge Toubiana; excerpts from documentary The key to Jules and Jim; new video interview with director of photography Raoul Coutard; exclusive video interview with Jean Gruault; new video conversation between film scholars Robert Stam and Dudley Andrew; 1969 segment from the French program 'L'Invite du Dimanche,' featuring Truffaut, Moreau and Jean Renoir; excerpts from an episode of the French TV program 'Cineastes de notre temps' dedicated to Truffaut; excerpts from a 1977 American television interview of Truffaut; excerpts from a 1979 American Film Institute Dialogue on Film given by Truffaut; Truffaut on novelist Henri-Pierre Roche, from the 1966 French program 'Bibliotheque de poche'; archival audio interview with Truffaut; theatrical trailer.
Contents Special features: Widescreen version enhanced for 16:9 televisions -- disc 1. Restored high-defiinition digital transfer -- Audio commentary with co-writer Jean Gruault, Truffaut collaborator Suzanne Schiffman, editor Claudine Bouche and film scholar Annette Insdorf -- Audio commentary featuring legendary actress Jeanne Moreau and Truffaut biographer Serge Taubiana -- Excerpts from The Key to Jules and Jim, a documentary on author Henri-Pierre Roche and the true stories on which the novel and film are based -- Truffaut on Roche, from the French program Bibliotheque de poche (1966) -- Theatrical trailer -- New and improved English subtitles translation. Disc 2. New video interview with Coutard -- Video interview with Gruault -- New video conversation between scholars Robert Stam and Dudley Andrew -- Excerpt from a 1965 episode of the French television program Cineastes de notre temps dedicated to Francois Truffaut -- Segment from the French program L'Invite du dimanche (1969) featuring Truffaut, Moreau, and Jean Renoir -- Excerpts from Truffaut's first appearance on American television in 1977 -- Excepts from a 1979 American Film Institute Dialogue on Film given by Truffaut -- Archival audio interview of Truffaut by Claude-Jean Philippe (1980).
Credits Cinematographer, Raoul Coutard; editor, Claudine Bouché; music, Georges Delerue.
Cast Jeanne Moreau, Oskar Werner, Henri Serre.
Summary Story of friendship between two artists and their mutual love for the same woman. Considered Truffaut's greatest film.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital mono.
Language French dialogue, optional English subtitles.
Subject Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Friendship -- Drama.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Drama.
Paris (France) -- Drama.
Genre/Form New wave films
Motion pictures, French.
Added Author Truffaut, François.
Gruault, Jean.
Moreau, Jeanne, 1928-
Werner, Oskar, 1922-1984.
Serre, Henri.
Delerue, Georges, 1925-1992.
Roché, Henri Pierre, 1879-1959.
Films du carrosse (Firm)
S.E.D.I.F.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Janus Films.
Note Title on container: Jules and Jim
ISBN 078002768X
9780780027688
Standard No. 037429184226
Music No. JUL080 Criterion Collection

 
    
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