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Title Un condamné à mort s'est échappé, ou, Le vent souffle où il veut [videorecording] = A man escaped, or, The wind blows where it wishes / Gaumont présente ; Gaumont Distribution présente ; un film de Robert Bresson ; scénario et dialogues de Robert Bresson ; une co-production, Gaumont, Nouvelles Editions de Films ; producteurs délégués, Jean Thuillier et Alain Poiré.

Publication Info. [New York] : Criterion Collection, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
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1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library DVD.
Edition Two-DVD special edition.
Description 2 videodiscs (101 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([16] pages : illustrations ; 18 cm)
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
digital optical mono Dolby Digital rda
full screen (1.33:1)
NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Series Criterion collection ; 650
Criterion collection ; 650.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Language In French, with English subtitles.
Cast François Leterrier, Charles Le Clainche, Maurice Beerblock, Roland Monod, Jacques Ertaud, Jean Paul Delhumeau, Roger Treherne, Jean-Philippe Delamarre, Cesar Gattegno, Jacques Oerlemans, Klaus Detlef Grevenhorst, Leonhard Schmidt.
Credits Director of photography, L.H. Burel ; production designer, Pierre Charbonnier ; music by Mozart ; film editor, Raymond Lamy.
Note Based on the narrative by André Devigny.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1956.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary Based on the memoirs of an imprisoned French resistance leader, this unbelievably taut and methodical marvel follows the fictional Fontaine's single-minded pursuit of freedom, detailing the planning and carrying out of his escape with gripping precision.
Contents True story -- Letters -- Courage -- Door -- Neighbor -- Fight -- Rope -- Orsini -- Hooks -- Parcel -- Doubts -- Sentence -- Jost -- Good-bye -- Roof -- Guard -- Escape -- Color bars.
Note Special features: Disc 1: Trailer. Disc 2: Bresson: without a trace, a 1965 episode of the television program Cineastes de notre temps; The road to Bresson, a 1984 documentary; The essence of forms, a forty-five minute documentary from 2010; Functions of film sound, a new visual essay. Booklet featuring the essay "Quintessential Bresson" by film scholar Tony Pipolo.
Subject Devigny, André, 1916-1999 -- Drama.
Escapes -- Germany -- Drama.
Prisoners of war -- France -- Drama.
Prisoners of war -- Germany -- Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, German -- Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- France -- Drama.
Genre/Form Motion pictures, French.
War films.
Historical films.
Added Author Bresson, Robert, director, author of screenplay.
Thuillier, Jean, producer.
Poiré, Alain, producer.
Leterrier, François, actor.
Le Clainche, Charles, actor.
Beerblock, Maurice, approximately 1930-1998, actor.
Monod, Roland, actor.
Ertaud, Jacques, 1924-1995, actor.
Delhumeau, Jean Paul, actor.
Treherne, Roger, actor.
Delamarre, Jean Philippe, actor.
Gattegno, César, actor.
Oerlemans, Jacques, actor.
Grevenhorst, Klaus Detlef, actor.
Schmidt, Leonhard, actor.
Burel, Léonce-Henri, 1892-1977, director of photography.
Charbonnier, Pierre, production designer.
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791, composer (expression)
Lamy, Raymond, film editor.
Pipolo, Tony, essayist.
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Devigny, André, 1916-1999. Condamné à mort s'est échappé.
Gaumont (Firm)
Nouvelles éditions de films (Firm)
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Added Title Vent souffle où il veut
Note Title from English subtitles: Man escaped, or, The wind blows where it wishes
Added Title Wind blows where it wishes
Note Title on container: Robert Bresson's A man escaped
ISBN 9781604657074
Standard No. 715515104111
Music No. CC2243D Criterion Collection

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