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Uniform Title Règle du jeu (Motion picture)
Title La règle du jeu [videorecording] / fantaisie dramatique de Jean Renoir ; scénario et dialogues, Jean Renoir ; collaborateur, Koch ; directeur de production, Claude Renoir.

Imprint [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, [2004]

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Casa Verdugo Library DVD    F REG    Available
Description 2 videodiscs (106 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (22 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.)
Series The Criterion collection ; 216
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 216.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1939.
Released in United States by Janus Films.
Special features: Disc 1: New high-definition digital transfer, with restored image and sound; introduction to the film by Jean Renoir; audio commentary written by film scholar Alexander Sesonske and read by filmaker Peter Bogdonovich; selected scene analysis by Renoir historian Christopher Faulkner; new and improved English subtitle translation; optimal image quality: RSDL, dual-layer edition. Disc 2: Excerpts from Jean Renoir, le patron: la règle et l'exception (1966), a French television program directed by Jacques Rivette; part one of Jean Renoir, a two-part 1993 BBC documentary by David Thompson, featuring reflections on Renoir; new video essay about the film's production; Jean Gaborit and Jacques Durand discuss their reconstruction and rerelease of the film; new interview with Renoir's son, Alain; new interview with the set designer, Max Douy; 1995 interview with actress Mila Parely; written tributes to the film and Renoir.
Credits Photography, [Jean] Bachelet ; editors, Marguerite [Renoir], Mme. Huguet ; music, Roger Désormière.
Cast Dalio, Nora Grégor, Roland Toutain, Paulette Dubost, Carette, Gaston Modot, Jean Renoir, Anne Mayen.
Summary Cloaked in a comedy of manners, this scathing critique of corrupt French society is about a weekend hunting party at which amorous escapades abound among the aristocratic guests, which are also mirrored by the activities of the servants downstairs.
System Details DVD, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Language French dialogue, optional English subtitles.
Subject Adultery -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Married people -- Drama.
France -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Drama.
Genre/Form Comedy films
Motion pictures, French.
Added Author Renoir, Jean, 1894-1979
Renoir, Claude, 1914-1993.
Koch, Carl, 1892-1963.
Dalio, Marcel, 1900-1983.
Grégor, Nora, 1901-1949.
Toutain, Roland, 1905-1977.
Carette, Julien, 1897-1966.
Janus Films.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Note Title on disc: Jean Renoir's The rules of the game
Added Title Rules of the game
Jean Renoir, le patron.
Jean Renoir.
ISBN 0780026926
9780780026926
Standard No. 037429180624
Music No. RUL020 The Criterion Collection

 
    
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