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The Resource Les enfants terribles, (videorecording)

Les enfants terribles, (videorecording)

Label
Les enfants terribles
Title
Les enfants terribles
Title variation
Jean Cocteau's Les enfants terribles
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • fre
Summary
Elisabeth is very protective of her teenage brother Paul, who has been injured in a snowball fight at school and has to rest in bed most of the time. The siblings are inseparable, living in the same room, fighting, playing secret games, and rarely leaving the house. Paul's friend, Gerard, often drops by to stay with them. One day Elisabeth brings home Agathe to live with them. She bears a strong resemblance to Dargelos, a schoolboy whom Paul had a crush on and the same boy who injured him. Paul and Agathe become attracted to each other, causing Elizabeth to be very jealous
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Producer/director, Jean-Pierre Melville ; screenplay, Jean Cocteau ; cinematography, Henri Decaë ; editor, Monique Bonnot ; music, Paul Bonneau
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
In French with optional English subtitles
PerformerNote
  • Voice: Jean Cocteau
  • Nicole Stephane, Edouard Dermithe, Renée Cosima, Jacques Bernard, Roger Gaillard, Maurice Revel, Adeline Aucoc, Melvyn Martin, Maria Cyliakus, Jean-Marie Robain, Rachel Devirys, Emile Mathys
Runtime
106
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
398
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Les enfants terribles, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Criterion Collection: CC1707D
  • Not rated
  • In French, with optional English subtitles
  • Based on the novel by Jean Cocteau
  • Special features: Optional audio commentary by film critic Gilbert Adair; "About the film" featuring interviews with producer Carole Weisweiller, actors Nicole Stéphane and Jacques Bernard, and assistant director Claude Pinoteau (15 min.); interview with actor Nicole Stéphane excerpted from the French television program "L'Invite" with host Patrick Simonin (13 min.); "Around Jean Cocteau" (2003), a short video by filmmaker Noël Simsolo discussing Cocteau and Melville's creative relationship (17 min.); stills gallery; theatrical trailer (3 min.)
  • Videodisc release of the 1950 French motion picture by Gaumont
  • Container insert includes the essay "Hazards of a snowball fight" by film scholar Gary Indiana, an essay by actor Nicole Sté́phane, and a Q&A with producer Jean-Pierre Melville, excerpted from "Melville on Melville, " by interviewer Rui Nogueira
Accompanying material
1 booklet (27 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn123452230
Dimensions
4 3/4 in +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard format.
Extent
1 videodisc (DVD) (106 min.)
Isbn
9781934121702
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 715515024921
  • 00715515024921
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1707D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)123452230
System details
DVD, Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Les enfants terribles, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Criterion Collection: CC1707D
  • Not rated
  • In French, with optional English subtitles
  • Based on the novel by Jean Cocteau
  • Special features: Optional audio commentary by film critic Gilbert Adair; "About the film" featuring interviews with producer Carole Weisweiller, actors Nicole Stéphane and Jacques Bernard, and assistant director Claude Pinoteau (15 min.); interview with actor Nicole Stéphane excerpted from the French television program "L'Invite" with host Patrick Simonin (13 min.); "Around Jean Cocteau" (2003), a short video by filmmaker Noël Simsolo discussing Cocteau and Melville's creative relationship (17 min.); stills gallery; theatrical trailer (3 min.)
  • Videodisc release of the 1950 French motion picture by Gaumont
  • Container insert includes the essay "Hazards of a snowball fight" by film scholar Gary Indiana, an essay by actor Nicole Sté́phane, and a Q&A with producer Jean-Pierre Melville, excerpted from "Melville on Melville, " by interviewer Rui Nogueira
Accompanying material
1 booklet (27 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn123452230
Dimensions
4 3/4 in +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard format.
Extent
1 videodisc (DVD) (106 min.)
Isbn
9781934121702
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 715515024921
  • 00715515024921
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1707D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)123452230
System details
DVD, Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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