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Title Coup de torchon [videorecording] / Janus Films ; Studio Canal ; Adolphe Viezzi et Henri Lassa présentent un film de Bertrand Tavernier ; écrit par Jean Aurenche et Bertrand Tavernier ; une coproduction Les films de la tour, Film A2, Little Bear ; producteur délégué Adolphe Viezzi ; mise en scène Bertrand Tavernier.

Imprint [Irvington, NY?] : Criterion Collection, [2001].


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    F COU    Available
Description 1 videodisc (128 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series The Criterion collection ; 106
The Classic collection
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 106.
Classic collection (Chicago, Ill.)
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1981.
Based on the novel Pop. 1280 by Jim Thompson.
Special features: exclusive video interview with Bertrand Tavernier; an alternate ending; U.S. theatrical trailer.
Credits Director of photography, Pierre William Glenn ; editing, Armand Psenny ; music, Philippe Sarde.
Cast Philippe Noiret, Isabelle Huppert, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Stephane Audran, Eddy Mitchell, Guy Marchand, Irene Skobline.
Summary After Lucien Cordier, the only police officer in a small African village, is ridiculed by the local pimp, cheated on by his wife, and suffers his mistresses being beaten, he begins to get rid of the evil ones in his life.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Language French dialogue; with optional English subtitles.
Subject Colonial administrators -- Africa -- Drama.
Murder -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Genre/Form Film adaptations
Motion pictures, French.
Added Author Viezzi, Adolphe.
Lassa, Henri.
Tavernier, Bertrand.
Aurenche, Jean.
Noiret, Philippe.
Huppert, Isabelle.
Marielle, Jean-Pierre, 1932-
Audran, Stéphane, 1932-
Mitchell, Eddy.
Marchand, Guy, 1939-
Skobline, Irene.
Glenn, Pierre-William.
Pseny, Armand.
Sarde, Philippe. Composer.
Thompson, Jim, 1906-1977. Pop. 1280.
Janus Films.
Studio Canal+.
Films de la tour (Firm)
Films A2 (Firm)
Little Bear Production.
Note Title on container: Bertrand Tavernier's Coup de torchon
ISBN 0780023315
Standard No. 037429149829
Music No. COU100 Criterion Collection

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