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Uniform Title Mépris (Motion picture)
Title Le mépris [videorecording] = Contempt / a film by Jean-Luc Godard ; Georges de Beauregard and Carlo Ponti produced it for Rome-Paris Films, Films Concordia, and Compagnia Cinematografia Champion.

Imprint [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [2002]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Casa Verdugo Library DVD    F MEP    1 HOLD
Edition Special ed.
Description 2 videodiscs (104 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Criterion collection ; 171
Classic collection
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 171.
Classic collection (Criterion Collection (Firm))
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1963.
Based on the novel Il disprezzo by Alberto Moravia.
Credits from English subtitles.
Features: Disc one: audio commentary by film scholar Robert Stam. Disc two: The dinosaur and the baby (1967): a conversation between Jean-Luc Godard and Fritz Lang (60 min.); Encounter with Fritz Lang (1963): a short film by Peter Fleischmann; two 1963 documentaries by Jacques Rozier featuring Godard on the set of Contempt: Bardot et Godard (8 min.) and Paparazzi (18 min.); Jean-Luc Godard interview excerpt from the French television program Cinepanorama (1964); interview with cinematographer Raoul Coutard (2002); original theatrical trailer.
Credits Cinematography, Raoul Coutard ; editor, Agnès Guillemot ; music, Georges Delerue.
Cast Brigitte Bardot, Michel Piccoli, Jack Palance, Giorgia Moll, Fritz Lang.
Summary On Capri, an Italian crew makes a German film of Homer's Odyssey; Fritz Lang directs with American money. Prokosch, the producer, with his sneer and red Alfa, holds art films in contempt and hires writer Javal to help Lang commercialize the picture. Against this backdrop, Javal's marriage to Camille, a young former typist, disintegrates.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 1.0.
Language French or dubbed English dialogue, optional English subtitles.
Subject Godard, Jean Luc, 1930- -- Interviews.
Lang, Fritz, 1890-1976 -- Interviews.
Coutard, Raoul -- Interviews.
Man-woman relationships -- Italy -- Capri Island -- Drama.
Screenwriters -- Italy -- Capri Island -- Drama.
Motion picture industry -- Drama.
Genre/Form Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Motion pictures, French.
Added Author Godard, Jean-Luc, 1930-
Bardot, Brigitte.
Piccoli, Michel, 1925-
Palance, Jack, 1919-2006.
Moll, Giorgia, 1938-
Lang, Fritz, 1890-1976.
Coutard, Raoul.
Delerue, Georges, 1925-1992. Composer.
Moravia, Alberto, 1907-1990. Disprezzo.
Rome Paris Films
Films Concordia (Paris, France)
Compagnia Cinematografica Champion
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Added Title Contempt
ISBN 0780026179
Standard No. 037429173121
Music No. CON110 Criterion Collection

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