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Port of shadows [videorecording] / Janus Films, Studio Canal, Films Osso ; a production of Ciné-Alliance, a Marcel Carné film
DVDs DVDs | distributed by Home Vision Entertainment | c2004 | Fullscreen version.
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD P WORLD (FRENCH))
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Imprint
Irvington, NY : Criterion Collection ; Chicago, IL : distributed by Home Vision Entertainment, c2004.
Edition
Fullscreen version.
Descript
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (32 p. ; ill.)
Series
The criterion collection ; 245
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 245.
System Det
DVD, Dolby digital mono.
Note
In French, with optional English subtitles.
Cast
Jean Gabin, Michele Morgan, Michel Simon, Pierre Brasseur.
Credits
Producer, Grégor Rabinovitch ; screenplay, Jacques Prévert ; cinematographer, Eugen Schüfftan ; editor, René Le Hénaff ; original music, Maurice Jaubert ; director, Marcel Carne.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1938.
Based on the novel by Pierre Mac Orlan.
Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary
Down a foggy, desolate road to the port city of Le Havre travels Jean, an army deserter looking for another chance to make good in life. Fate, however, has a different plan for him, as both acts of revenge and kindness render him front-page news. Portrays an underworld of lonely souls wrestling with their own destinies.
Note
Notes with essay by cultural historian Luc Sante and new translation of excerpts from Marcel Carné's autobiography (31 p. ; ill.) in container.
Special features: interviews with director Marcel Carné, writer Jacques Prévert, and stars Jean Gabin and Michèle Morgan ; new essay by acclaimed cultural historian Luc Sante, author of "Low life: lures and snares of Old New York" ; original theatrical trailer.
Local Note
MW, 9-04
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Note
French title: Quai des brumes
Title on container: Marcel Carné's Port of shadows
ISBN
0780026233
ISBN/ISSN
037429173725
Music #
POR080 Criterion Collection
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