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Author: François TruffautJean GruaultJean-Pierre CargolFrançoise SeignerPaul VilléAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : MGM Home Entertainment, 2001.
Series: World films (MGM Home Entertainment Inc.)
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : French : WidescreenView all editions and formats
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Dramatized account of Dr. Jean-Marc-Gaspard Itard's efforts to civilize a young boy who was discovered living wild in a forest. The boy, named Victor, becomes increasingly divided between his longing for the wilderness and his new life with the doctor. Itard, whose teaching strategies survive today in the Montessori Method, is unsure whether he is helping a savage become human or turning a forest child into a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Foreign films
Motion pictures
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Foreign language films
Drama
Film adaptations
Named Person: Wild Boy of Aveyron; Jean Marc Gaspard Itard
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: François Truffaut; Jean Gruault; Jean-Pierre Cargol; Françoise Seigner; Paul Villé; Pierre Fabre; Jean Dasté; Jean Marc Gaspard Itard; Films du carrosse (Firm); Productions Artistes associés.; United Artists Corporation.; MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
ISBN: 0792850386 9780792850380
OCLC Number: 47723514
Language Note: French language soundtrack (mono) with optional English, French and Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1969 by Les Films du carrosse; digital video transfer by United Artists in 1970.
Based on memories of Victor de l'Aveyron by Jean Itard.
Special features include: original theatrical trailer in English ; scene selections.
Credits: Cinematography, Néstor Almendros ; editor, Agnès Guillemot ; music, Antonio Vivaldi.
Cast: Jean-Pierre Cargol, Françoise Seigner, François Truffaut, Paul Villé, Pierre Fabre, Jean Dasté.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 1 hr. 25 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC; Region 1; widescreen (aspect ratio: 1.66:1); Dolby digital mono; theatrical release format.
Series Title: World films (MGM Home Entertainment Inc.)
Other Titles: Wild child
Responsibility: Les Artistes associés présentent ; une production, Les Films du carrosse, Les Productions Artistes associés ; scénario, adaptation et dialogue, François Truffaut et Jean Gruault ; mise en scène, François Truffaut.

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Dramatized account of Dr. Jean-Marc-Gaspard Itard's efforts to civilize a young boy who was discovered living wild in a forest. The boy, named Victor, becomes increasingly divided between his longing for the wilderness and his new life with the doctor. Itard, whose teaching strategies survive today in the Montessori Method, is unsure whether he is helping a savage become human or turning a forest child into a semi-civilized idiot.

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