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Uniform Title Partie de campagne (Motion picture)
Title A day in the country [videorecording]= Partie de campagne / Janus Films ; Pierre Braunberger présente un film de Jean Renoir ; metteur en scène, Jean Renoir ; Panthéon-Production.

Publication Info. [Irvington, New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    DAY    Available
Edition Two-DVD special edition.
Description 2 videodiscs (41 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 fold-out insert.
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Physical Medium DVD video 4 3/4 in.
Description digital optical mono Dolby Digital 1.0
NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1
Motion pictures lcgft
Series The Criterion Collection ; 746
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 746.
System Details DVD; NTSC, region 1; 1.37:1 aspect ratio; Dolby digital monaural.
Language French dialogue with optional English subtitles.
Cast Sylvia Bataille, Georges Saint-Saens, Jeanne Marken, Gabriello, Jacques Borel, Paul Temps, Gabrielle Fontan, Jean Renoir, Marguerite Renoir.
Credits Song sung by Germaine Montero ; editors, Marguerite Houle Renoir, Marinette Cadix ; music, Kosma ; director of photography, Claude Renoir.
Note Originally shot in 1936, but not completed or released until 1946.
Restored in 2013.
Based on a story by Guy de Maupassant.
Summary A tenderly comic idyll about a city family's picnic in the French countryside and the romancing of the mother and grown daughter by two local men.
Note Special features: Disc 1: Introduction by Jean Renoir (from 1962); The road to A day in the country (new interview with Renoir scholar Christopher Faulkner about the film's production). Disc 2: Pierre Braunberger on Jean Renoir (excerpt from 1979 interview with producer Pierre Braunberger about his relationship with the director and the film's production difficulties); Renoir at work (new video essay by Christopher Faulkner on Renoir's methods); Un tournage à la campagne (an 89-minute 1994 compilation of outtakes from the film by filmmaker Alain Fleischer); Screen tests. Insert includes an essay by film scholar Gilberto Perez.
Contents disc 1. Feature film -- disc 2. Supplements.
Subject Picnics -- France -- Drama.
Families -- France -- Drama.
Mothers and daughters -- France -- Drama.
Maupassant, Guy de, 1850-1893 -- Film adaptations.
Genre/Form Romance films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Short films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Renoir, Jean, 1894-1979, film director, screenwriter, actor.
Braunberger, Pierre, 1905-1990, film producer.
Bataille, Sylvia, 1912-1993, actor.
D'arnoux, Georges, actor.
Marken, Jane, 1895-1976, actor.
Gabriello, 1896-1975, actor.
Brunius, Jacques-B., actor.
Temps, Paul, actor.
Fontan, Gabrielle, 1873-1959, actor.
Renoir, Marguerite, actor, editor of moving image work.
Montero, Germaine, singer.
Kosma, Joseph, 1905-1969, composer (expression)
Renoir, Claude, 1914-1993, director of photography.
Faulkner, Christopher, interviewee (expression), filmmaker.
Fleischer, Alain, 1944- filmmaker.
Perez, Gilberto, 1943- writer of supplementary textual content.
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Maupassant, Guy de, 1850-1893. Partie de campagne.
Panthéon-Production, production company.
Janus Films, film distributor.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Added Title Partie de campagne
ISBN 9781604659542
Standard No. 715515137010
Music No. CC2446D The Criterion Collection (set)
CC2446D-1 The Criterion Collection (disc 1)
CC2446D-2 The Criterion Collection (disc 2)

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