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Title Vivre sa vie [videorecording] : film en douze tableaux / Les Films de la Pléiade ; Pathé Consortium Cinéma ; written and directed by Jean-Luc Godard ; producer, Pierre Braunberger.

Imprint [S.l.] : Criterion Collection, c2010.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    VIV    Available
Description 1 videodisc (83 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 guide (39 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.)
Series Criterion collection
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 512.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1962.
Special features: audio commentary featuring film scholar Adrian Martin; video interview with film scholar Jean Narboni, conducted by historian Noël Simsolo; television interview from 1962 with actress Anna Karina; excerpts from a 1961 French television exposé on prostitution; illustrated essay on La prostitution, the book that served as inspiration for the film; stills gallery; director Jean-Luc Godard's original theatrical trailer; booklet featuring Godard's original scenario, an essay by critic Michael Atkinson, interviews with Godard, and a reprint by critic Jean Collet on the film's soundtrack.
Credits Cinematography, Raoul Coutard ; editing, Agnès Guillemot ; music, Michel Legrand.
Cast Anna Karina, Sady Rebbot, André Labarthe, G. Schlumberger.
Summary Follows Nana, a young Parisian who aspires to be an actress, but a downward spiral forces her into prostitution.
System Details DVD, 1.33:1, mono.
Language French dialogue; English subtitles.
Subject Prostitution -- France -- Paris -- Drama.
Genre/Form Fiction films
Feature films
Criterion collection
Added Author Karina, Anna, 1940- Actor.
Rebbot, Sady, 1935-1994 Actor.
Labarthe, André S. Actor.
Schlumberger, G. (Guylaine) Actor.
Godard, Jean-Luc, 1930- Screenwriter. Director.
Braunberger, Pierre, 1905-1990 Producer.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Films de la Pléiade (Firm)
Pathé Consortium Cinéma
Note USA title: My life to live
ISBN 9781604652697
Standard No. 715515057110
Music No. CC1880 The Criterion Collection

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