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Uniform Title Noirs et blancs en couleur (Motion picture)
Title Black and white in color [videorecording] / original screenplay by Georges Conchon and Jean-Jacques Annaud ; produced by Arthur Cohn, Jacques Perrin, Giorgio Silvagni ; director, Jean-Jacques Annaud ; Reggane-S.F.P.-Artco Film Productions.

Imprint Chicago, IL : Home Vision Entertainment, [2003].


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    F NOI    Available
Description 1 videodisc (92 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1976.
Includes bonus feature: Le ciel et la boue = The sky above, the mud below (88 min.), a 1961 documentary directed by Pierre Dominique Gaisseau and produced by Arthur Cohn in a new transfer. This documentary follows the seven-month trek of a group of Europeans as they bisect New Guinea. During the perilous expedition through jungle and across high altitudes, the group encounters tribes of headhunters and cannibals, observing and filming their rituals and ceremonies.
Includes: interview with director Jean-Jacques Annaud and producer Arthur Cohn on the making of Black and white in color; a conversation with producer Arthur Cohn; filmographies; essay by film historian Ronald Falzone.
Credits Cinematographer, Claude Agostini ; editors, Françoise Bonnot, Michele Böehm ; original music, Pierre Bachelet.
Cast Jean Carmet, Jacques Dufilho, Catherine Rouvel, Jacques Spiesser, Dora Doll.
Summary A satire on racism, colonialism, and war. Set in the Ivory Coast during the First World War, a group of French colonials learn that their country is at war with Germany. Spurred on by a capricious moment of patriotism, the Frenchmen decide to attack their German neighbors who reside in a colony up the river.
Audience MPAA rating: PG.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.66:1) presentation; mono.
Language French, dubbed German or dubbed English dialogue; with optional English subtitles.
Subject Racism -- Drama
France -- Colonies -- Africa -- Drama.
Côte d'Ivoire -- Drama.
Genre/Form Motion pictures, French.
Added Author Cohn, Arthur, 1928-
Perrin, Jacques, 1941-
Silvagni, Giorgio
Conchon, Georges, 1925-
Annaud, Jean-Jacques
Carmet, Jean.
Dufilho, Jacques.
Rouvel, Catherine, 1939-
Spiesser, Jacques, 1947-
Doll, Dora, 1922-
Agostini, Claude
Bonnot, Françoise, 1939-
Böehm, Michele
Bachelet, Pierre.
Gaisseau, Pierre Dominique, 1923-1997-
Reggane Films.
Société française de production
Artco Film Productions.
Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)
Added Title Noirs et blancs en couleur
Ciel et la boue.
Sky above, the mud below.
ISBN 0780026489
Standard No. 037429176221
Music No. BLA080 Home Vision Entertainment

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