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Title Mouchette [videorecording] / Rialto Pictures ; Argos Films et Parc Films présentent ; un film de Robert Bresson ; directeur de la photographie, Ghislain Cloquet ; producteur délégué, Anatole Dauman.

Imprint [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [2006]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    F MOU    Available
 PAS Central Library DVD    MOU    Coming Soon
Edition Special ed.
Description 1 videodisc (81 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Criterion Collection ; 363
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 363.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1967.
Based on the novel: Nouvelle histoire de Mouchette / by Georges Bernanos.
Program notes on container insert includes film credits and an essay by writer and film critic Robert Polito ("Girl Interrupted").
Special features: Optional audio commentary by film scholar and critic Tony Rayns; "Au hasard Bresson = Bresson Randomly," a 1966 documentary on the director by German film critic and director Theodor Kotulla, featuring behind-the-scenes footage of Robert Bresson directing 'Mouchette' (31 min.); "Travelling", a segment from the cine-magazine TV series "Cinéma," featuring on-set interviews with Bresson and actors Nadine Nortier and Jean-Claude Guilbert (8 min.); original theatrical trailer, cut by Jean-Luc Godard (2 min.).
Credits Assistant directors, Jacques Kébadian, Mylène van der Mersch ; set decorator, Pierre Guffroy ; wardrobe, Odette Le Barbenchon ; editor, Raymond Lamy ; production managers, Philippe Dussart, Michel Choquet ; original music, Jean Wiener.
Cast Nadine Nortier, Jean-Claude Guilbert, Paul Hebert, Maria Cardinal, Jean Vimenet, Marie Susini, Suzanne Huguenin, Marine Trichet, Raymonde Chabrun.
Summary Faced with a dying mother, an absent, alcoholic father, and a baby brother in need of care, the teenage Mouchette seeks solace in nature and daily routine, a respite from her economic and pubescent turmoil.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1, widscreen (1.66:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital mono.
Language French dialogue, optional English subtitles.
Subject Teenage girls -- France -- Drama.
Teenagers and adults -- France -- Drama.
Mothers and daughters -- France -- Drama.
Children of alcoholics -- France -- Drama.
Poverty -- France -- Drama.
Genre/Form Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Criterion collection
Motion pictures, French.
Added Author Bresson, Robert.
Cloquet, Ghislain.
Dauman, Anatole, 1925-1998.
Nortier, Nadine.
Guilbert, Jean-Claude.
Hébert, Paul, 1924-
Cardinal, Marie.
Vimenet, Jean, 1914-
Susini, Marie.
Huguenin, Suzanne.
Trichet, Marine.
Chabrun, Raymonde.
Rayns, Tony.
Kotulla, Theodor.
Godard, Jean-Luc, 1930-
Bernanos, Georges, 1888-1948. Nouvelle histoire de Mouchette.
Rialto Pictures LLC.
Argos Films.
Parc Film (Firm)
Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN 1934121126
Standard No. 715515021425
Music No. CC1670D Criterion Collection

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