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La grande illusion

Author: Jean RenoirCharles SpaakChristian MatrasJoseph KosmaJean GabinAll authors
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Criterion Collection, [1999, ©1937]
Series: DVD Video.; Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 1.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : FrenchView all editions and formats
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In this classic tale of adventure, duty and honor conflict in a German prisoner-of-war camp when an aristocratic French officer becomes friends with the commandant while cooperating with his comrades in a daring escape.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Named Person: Jean Renoir; Jean Renoir
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Renoir; Charles Spaak; Christian Matras; Joseph Kosma; Jean Gabin; Pierre Fresnay; Dita Parlo; Marcel Dalio; Erich Von Stroheim; Peter Cowie; Criterion Collection (Firm); CANAL+ Image International (Firm); Paris-Studios-Cinema.; Janus Films.; Réalisations d'Art Cinématographique (Firm)
ISBN: 0780020707 9780780020702
OCLC Number: 223140841
Language Note: In French, with optional English subtitles [New and improved English subtitle translation].
Notes: Based on the novel by Charles Spaak.
DVD version of a 1937 motion picture.
DVD version special features : A rare theatrical trailer in which Jean Renoir discusses both Grand Illusion and his personal war experiences. -- Audio essay by film historian Peter Cowie. -- Archival radio presentation: Renoir and Erich von Stroheim accept Grand Illusion's Best Foreign Film honours at the 1938 New York Film Criticis Awards. -- Press book excerpts : Renoir's letter 'to the projectionist', cast bios, an essay on Renoir by von Stroheim, and essays about the film's title and recently recovered camera negative. -- Restoration demonstration.
Presented by Ministere de la Culture, Les Archives du Film du Centre national de la cinématographie, Realisations D'art Cinematographique. Copyright held by Canal+ Image International. Produced by Realisations D'art Cinematographique and Paris-Studios-Cinéma.
"The Classic Collection, a joint venture between Janus Films and Home Vision Cinema"--Container.
Credits: Director, Jean Renoir ; screenplay, Charles Spaak, Jean Renoir ; English titles, Herman G. Weinberg ; photography, Christian Matras, Sam Levin ; film editor, Marguerite Huguet ; music, Joseph Kosma.
Cast: Jean Gabin, Dita Parlo, Erich von Stroheim, Pierre Fresnay, Marcel Dalio.
Awards: Best Foreign Film, 1938, New York Film Critics Awards.
Description: 1 videodisc (DVD) (114 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 guide (1 folded sheet).
Details: DVD format ; Dolby digital ; Monoaural ; 1.33:1 aspect ratio ; Optimal image quality : RSDL dual-layer edition ; Newly restored digital transfer, created from the long-lost camera negative.
Series Title: DVD Video.; Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 1.
Other Titles: Jean Renoir's Grand illusion
Grand illusion
Grande illusion (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Criterion Collection ; directed by Jean Renoir.

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In this classic tale of adventure, duty and honor conflict in a German prisoner-of-war camp when an aristocratic French officer becomes friends with the commandant while cooperating with his comrades in a daring escape.

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