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Author: Costa-GavrasJorge SemprúnYves MontandIrene PapasJean-Louis TrintignantAll authors
Publisher: [New York, New York] : Criterion Collection, [2009] ©2009
Series: Criterion collection, 491.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : French : Special edView all editions and formats
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A Greek pacifist leader is murdered at a rally. Despite the official police report of accidental death, a journalist's persistent questioning leads to a full-scale investigation, revealing corruption in high places.
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Genre/Form: Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Detective and mystery films
Film adaptations
Fiction films
Feature films
Foreign language films
French-language films
DVD
Video
Named Person: Vasilēs Vasilikos; Vasilēs Vasilikos
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Costa-Gavras; Jorge Semprún; Yves Montand; Irene Papas; Jean-Louis Trintignant; François Périer; Jacques Perrin; Raoul Coutard; Françoise Bonnot; Mikis Theodorakis; Abbey Lustgarten; Vasilēs Vasilikos; Janus Films,; Valoria Films,; Reganne Films,; Office national pour le commerce et l'industrie cinématographique,; Criterion Collection (Firm),; Roissy Films (Firm)
ISBN: 9781604651904 1604651903
OCLC Number: 459793647
Language Note: In French with optional English subtitles.
Notes: Wide screen (1.66:1).
Based on the novel by Vassili Vassilikos.
Originally produced as a French/Algerian motion picture in 1969.
"Under exclusive license from Roissy Films"--Disc label.
Booklet featuring an essay by critic Armond White (11 p. : ill. (some col.)) inserted in container.
Credits: Director of photography, Raoul Coutard ; editing, Françoise Bonnot ; music, Mikis Theodorakis ; DVD producer, Abbey Lustgarten.
Cast: Yves Montand, Irène Papas, Jean-Louis Trintignant, François Perier, Jacques Perrin.
Awards: Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film and Best Film Editing; Academy Award Nominations for Best Director, Best Picture, and Best Adapted Screenplay; BAFTA Film Award for Film Music; Best Actor (Trintignant) and Jury Prize, Cannes Film Festival; Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Motion Picture; Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign-Language Foreign Film; National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Film.
Description: 1 videodisc (127 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (11 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Details: DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.66:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Contents: Special features: Audio commentary featuring film historian Peter Cowie --
New interviews with director Costa-Gavras and Coutard --
Archival interviews with Costa-Gavras, Jacques Perrin, Pierre Dux, Yves Montand, Irene Papas, Jean-Louis Trintignant, and Vassilis Vassilikos, author of the book Z --
theatrical trailer.
Series Title: Criterion collection, 491.
Responsibility: Janus Films ; Valoria Films présente une co-production Reganne Films (Paris), Office National pour le Commerce et l'Industrie Cinématographique (Alger) ; dialogue de Jorge Semprun ; film de Costa-Gavras.
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A Greek pacifist leader is murdered at a rally. Despite the official police report of accidental death, a journalist's persistent questioning leads to a full-scale investigation, revealing corruption in high places.

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