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Title La prise de pouvoir par Louis XIV [videorecording] / scénario de Philippe Erlanger ; adaptation et dialogues de Jean Gruault ; un film Roberto Rossellini.

Imprint [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, [2009]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    F PRI    Available
Description 1 videodisc (94 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Criterion Collection ; 456
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 456.
Note Originally broadcast on French television in 1966.
Special features: New, restored digital transfer; "Taking power:" a multimedia essay by Tag Gallagher; "The last utopia:" a documentary about Rossellini's late career; video interview with artistic advisor Jean Dominique de la Rochefoucauld and script supervisor Michelle Podroznik; video interview with Renzo Rossellini; a new essay by critic Colin MacCabe.
Credits Cinematographers, Georges Leclerc, Jean-Louis Picavet ; editor, Armand Ridel ; costume designer, Christiane Coste ; produced by Office de Radiodiffusion Télévision Française.
Cast Jean-Marie Patte, Raymond Jourdan, Silvagni, Katharina Renn, Dominique Vincent, Pierre Barrat, Fernand Fabre, Françoise Ponty, Joelle Laugeois.
Summary Director Rossellini's realist portrait of the early years of the reign of the Sun King, France's Louis XIV.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital mono.
Language French dialogue, optional English subtitles.
Subject Louis XIV, King of France, 1638-1715 -- Drama.
Château de Versailles (Versailles, France) -- Drama.
Intrigue -- France -- Drama.
France -- History -- Louis XIV, 1643-1715 -- Drama.
Genre/Form Historical films.
Biographical films.
Made-for-TV movies.
Motion pictures, French.
Added Author Rossellini, Roberto, 1906-1977. Director.
Erlanger, Philippe, 1903-1987- Scenarist.
Gruault, Jean. Screenwriter.
Patte, Jean-Marie. Actor.
Jourdan, Raymond. Actor.
Silvagni. Actor.
Renn, Katharina, -1975. Actor.
Vincent, Dominique. Actor.
Barrat, Pierre. Actor.
Fabre, Fernand, 1899-1987. Actor.
Ponty, Françoise. Actor.
Laugeois, Joelle. Actor.
Rossellini, Renzo, 1941- Interviewee.
La Rochefoucauld, Jean Dominique de. Interviewee.
Podroznik, Michelle. Interviewee.
Gallagher, Tag.
MacCabe, Colin. Long live the cinema!
Office de radiodiffusion-télévision française.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Note Title on container: Taking of power by Louis XIV
Also known as: Rise of Louis XIV
ISBN 9781604651089
Standard No. 715515034623
Music No. CC1787D Criterion Collection

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