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Uniform Title Visiteurs du soir (Motion picture)
Title Les visiteurs du soir [videorecording] / André Paulvé presente ; une film de Marcel Carné ; scénario original et dialogues de Jacques Prévert et Pierre Laroche ; une production André Paulvé.

Imprint [New York] : Criterion Collection, [2012]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    F VIS    Available
 PAS Central Library DVD    VIS    Available
Edition DVD special ed.
Description 1 videodisc (121 min) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([18 pages ] : illustrations ; 19 cm.)
Series The Criterion collection ; 626
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 626.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1942.
Special features: "L'aventure des 'Visiteurs du soir', a 2009 documentary on the making of the film ; trailer ; booklet featuring an essay by film critic Michael Atkinson.
Credits Cinematographer, Roger Hubert ; editor, Henri Rust ; music, Maurice Thiriet ; musical director, Charles Münch ; production design and costumes by Georges Wakevitch.
Cast Arletty, Marie Déa, Fernand Ledoux, Alain Cuny, Pierre Labry, Jean d'Yd, Roger Blin, Gabriel Gabrio, Marcel Herrand, Jules Berry.
Summary "Two strangers dressed as minstrels arrive at a castle in advance of court festivities, and are revealed to be emissaries of the devil, dispatched to spread heartbreak and suffering. Their plans, however, are thwarted by an unexpected intrusion: human love"--Container.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital mono.
Language French dialogue with English subtitles.
Subject Troubadours -- Drama.
Devil -- Drama.
Temptation -- Drama.
Courtly love -- Drama.
Middle Ages -- Drama.
Marriage customs and rites -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
France -- Drama.
Genre/Form Romance films.
Motion pictures, French.
Added Author Carné, Marcel. Director.
Paulvé, André. Producer.
Prévert, Jacques, 1900-1977. Screenwriter.
Laroche, Pierre, 1902-1962. Screenwriter.
Hubert, Roger, 1903-1964. Cinematographer.
Rust, Henri. Film editor.
Thiriet, Maurice, 1906-1972. Composer.
Munch, Charles, 1891-1968. Musical director.
Wakhevitch, Georges, 1907-1984. Artistic director. Costume designer.
Arletty, 1898-1992. Actor.
Déa, Marie. Actor.
Ledoux, Fernand, 1897-1993. Actor.
Cuny, Alain. Actor.
Labry, Pierre, 1885-1948. Actor.
Yd, Jean d', 1880-1964. Actor.
Blin, Roger, 1907-1984. Actor.
Gabrio, Gabriel, 1887-1946. Actor.
Herrand, Marcel. Actor.
Berry, Jules, 1883-1951. Actor.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Added Title Devil's envoys
ISBN 9781604656343
Standard No. 715515099011
Music No. CC2184DDVD Criterion Collection
CC2184D Criterion Collection

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