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Title Journal d'un curé de campagne [videorecording] / L'Alliance Generale de Distribution Cinematographique presente ; un film de Robert Bresson ; directeur de la production, Robert Sussfeld ; direction générale, Leon Carre ; une production de L'Union Generale Cinematographique ; scénario, adaptation et réalisation de Robert Bresson.

Imprint [United States] : Criterion Collection, c2004.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    F JOU    Available
Edition RSDL dual-layer ed.
Description 1 videodisc (115 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series The Criterion collection ; 222
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 222.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in France in 1950.
Based on the novel by Georges Bernanos.
Special features: audio commentary by film historian Peter Cowie; theatrical trailer; new and improved English subtitle translation; new high-definition digital transfer, with restored image and sound; essay by film critic Frédéric Bonnaud inserted in container.
Credits Director of photography, Léonce-Henri Burel ; art director, Pierre Charbonnier ; editor, Paulette Robert ; original music, Jean-Jacques Grünenwald.
Cast Claude Laydu, Léon Arvel, Balpêtré, Jean Danet, Jeanne Étiévant, André Guibert, Bernard Hubrenne, Marie-Monique Arkell.
Summary A new priest arrives in the French country village of Ambricourt to attend to his first parish. The rural congregation rejects him immediately. Through his country diary entries, the suffering young man relays a crisis of faith that threatens to drive him away from the village and God.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, Region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Language French dialogue with optional English subtitles.
Subject Diaries -- Drama.
Priests -- France -- Drama
Genre/Form Feature films
Fiction films
Criterion collection
Added Author Bresson, Robert
Sussfeld, Robert
Carré, Léon
Grunenwald, Jean-Jacques, 1911-1982 Composer.
Laydu, Claude
Arvel, Léon, 1873-1956
Balpetré, Antoine, 1898-1963
Danet, Jean, 1924-2001
Etiévant, Jeanne.
Guibert, André.
Hubrenne, Bernard.
Arkell, Marie-Monique.
Bernanos, Georges, 1888-1948. Journal d'un curé de campagne.
U.G.C. (Firm)
Alliance générale de distribution cinématographique.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Note Title on disc label and container: Diary of a country priest
ISBN 0780027817
Standard No. 037429185520
Music No. DIA080 Criterion Collection

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