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Author: Costa-GavrasJorge SemprúnRobert DorfmannBertrand JavalYves MontandAll authors
Publisher: [Irvington, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2015]
Series: Criterion collection, 759.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : French : Director approved two-DVD special editionView all editions and formats
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Based on a harrowing true story, the film presents the history of an influential Czechoslovak dignitary who, in the early fifties, was abducted, imprisoned, and interrogated by fellow members of his country's Communist ruling party, their intentions vague, their methods terrifying.
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Genre/Form: Film adaptations
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Biographical films
Historical films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Feature films
Foreign language films
French language films
Motion pictures
Drama
French language materials
Named Person: Artur Gerard London; Artur Gerard London
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Costa-Gavras; Jorge Semprún; Robert Dorfmann; Bertrand Javal; Yves Montand; Simone Signoret; Gabriele Ferzetti; Michel Vitold; Raoul Coutard; Françoise Bonnot; Bernard Evein; Giovanni Fusco; Artur Gerard London; Lise London; Chris Marker; Peter von Bagh; John J Michalczyk; Dina Iordanova; Films Corona,; Films Pomereu,; Fono Roma (Firm),; Selenia Cinematografica (Firm),; K.G. Productions (Firm),; Criterion Collection (Firm),
ISBN: 9781604659818 1604659815
OCLC Number: 907311326
Language Note: French dialogue; optional English subtitles.
Notes: Based on the account by Lise and Artur London.
Restored in 2014 by KG Productions.
Special features: New 2K digital restoration. Disc 2: You speak of Prague: The second trial of Artur London (a twenty-one minute on-set documentary by Chris Marker, aired on French television March 5, 1970); Costa-Gavras at the Midnight Sun Film Festival (conversation between the director and film scholar Peter von Bagh recorded at the 1998 Midnight Sun Film Festival in Sodankylä, Finland); Portrait London (a 1981 interview with Artur and Lise London, originally broadcast on French television on January 21, 1981); Yves Montand (7 minute interview with the actor on the making of the film and how he prepared for the role, aired on French television on May 10, 1970); Françoise Bonnot (17 minute interview with the film's editor on working with the director); John Michalczyk (7 minute interview with the author of Costa-Gavras: The Political Fiction Film). Insert includes an essay by film scholar Dina Iordanova.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1970.
Credits: Director of photography, Raoul Coutard ; editor, Françoise Bonnot ; production designer, Bernard Evein ; music, Giovanni Fusco.
Cast: Yves Montand, Simone Signoret, Gabriele Ferzetti, Michel Vitold.
Description: 2 videodiscs (138 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 fold-out insert.
Details: DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen (1.66:1) presentation; mono.
Contents: disc one. [Feature film] --
disc two. [Special features].
Series Title: Criterion collection, 759.
Other Titles: Confession
Responsibility: adaptation et dialogue de Jorge Semprun ; produit par Robert Dorfman et Bertrand Javal ; réalisation de Costa-Gavras ; Les films Corona ; Les films Pomereu - Paris ; Fono - Roma ; Selenia Cinematografica - Roma.

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Based on a harrowing true story, the film presents the history of an influential Czechoslovak dignitary who, in the early fifties, was abducted, imprisoned, and interrogated by fellow members of his country's Communist ruling party, their intentions vague, their methods terrifying.

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