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Title The essential Jacques Demy / written and directed by Jacques Demy.

Publication Info. [Irvington, NY] : The Criterion Collection, [2014]

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 Moore Video  PN1997.A1 D45 2014  booklet    Available  Ask at Circulation Desk
Edition Dual-format edition.
Description 13 videodiscs (7 DVDs, 6 Blu-Ray discs) : sound, color, Blu-ray ; 4 3/4 in. + booklet (66 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.).
Physical Medium 12 cm.
Description digital optical mono stereo surround 5.1 Dolby
video file Blu-ray region A
video file DVD video region 1
Motion picture.
Series Criterion collection ; 713-719
Criterion collection ; 713-719.
Language French dialogue; English subtitles.
System Details Blu-ray; region A; widescreen presentation; DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 or 5.1, mono or surround sound; requires Blu-ray player.
DVD, region 1, mono, 2.0 and 5.1 surround.
Cast Lola: Anouk Aimee, Marc Michel, Elina Labourdette.
Bay of Angels: Jeanne Moreau, Claude Mann, Paul Guers.
Umbrellas of Cherbourg: Catherine Deneuve, Nino Castelnuovo, Anne Vernon, Marc Michel.
Young Girls of Rochefort: Catherine Deneuve, Françoise Dorléac, Danielle Darrieux, Jacques Perrin, Michel Piccoli, Gene Kelly.
Donkey Skin: Catherine Deneuve, Jean Marais, Jacques Perrin.
Chambre en ville: Dominique Sanda, Danielle Darrieux, Richard Berry.
Credits Lola: Cinematography, Raoul Coutard; editor, Anne-Marie Cotret, music, Michel Legrand. Bay of Angels: Cinematography, Jean Rabier; editor, Anne-Marie Cotret, music, Michel Legrand. Umbrellas of Cherbourg: Cinematography, Jean Rabier; editor, Monique Teisseire; music, Michel Legrand. Young Girls of Rochefort: Cinematography, Ghislain Cloquet; editor, Jean Hamon; music, Michel Legrand. Donkey Skin: Cinematography, Ghislain Cloquet; editor, Anne-Marie Cotret; music, Michel Legrand. Chambre en ville: Cinematography, Jean Penzer; editor, Sabine Mamou; music, Michel Colombier.
Note Originally released as motion pictures between 1961 and 1982.
Special features: New 2K digital restorations; Two documentaries by filmmaker Agnés Varda; Four short films by director Jacques Demy; Jacques Demy, A to Z, a new visual essay by critic James Quandt; Archival interviews with Demy, composer Michel Legrand, and actors Jeanne Moreau, Catherine Deneuve, Jean Marais, and Jacques Perrin; New conversation between Demy biographer Jean-Pierre Berthomé and costume designer Jacqueline Moreau; New interviews with journalist Marie Colmant and film scholar Rodney Hill; Archival audio Q&A with Demy; Archival audio interviews with Legrand and Deneuve, etc.
Contents Discs 1-2 Lola -- Discs 3-4 Bay of Angels -- Discs 5-6 The Umbrellas of Cherbourg -- Discs 7-8 The Young Girls of Rochefort -- Discs 9-10 Donkey Skin -- Discs 11-12 Une chambre en ville -- Disc 13 The world of Jacques Demy -- The Young Girls Turn 25.
Summary Fate and coincidence, doomed love, and storybook romance surface throughout the French director's films, many of which are further united by the intersecting lives of characters who either appear or are referenced across titles.
Genre/Form DVD-Video discs.
Subject France -- Social life and customs -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- France -- Drama.
Genre/Form New wave films.
Musical films.
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Fantasy films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Demy, Jacques, screenwriter, film director.
Aimée, Anouk, 1932- actor.
Michel, Marc, 1929-2016, actor.
Labourdette, Elina, 1919- actor.
Moreau, Jeanne, 1928-2017, actor.
Mann, Claude, actor.
Guers, Paul, actor.
Deneuve, Catherine, 1943- actor.
Castelnuovo, Nino, 1936 or 1937- actor.
Vernon, Anne, 1925- actor.
Dorléac, Françoise, actor.
Darrieux, Danielle, 1917-2017, actor.
Perrin, Jacques, 1941- actor.
Piccoli, Michel, 1925- actor.
Kelly, Gene, 1912-1996, actor.
Marais, Jean, 1913-1998, actor.
Sanda, Dominique, 1948- actor.
Berry, Richard, 1950- actor.
Criterion Collection (Firm), film distributor.
Added Title Lola (Motion picture : 1961)
Baie des anges (Motion picture)
Parapluies de Cherbourg (Motion picture)
Demoiselles de Rochefort (Motion picture)
Peau d'âne (Motion picture)
Chambre en ville (Motion picture)
ISBN 9781604658590
Standard No. 715515119016 set
Music No. CC2376BDDVDV (set) Criterion Collection