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Le samouraï [videorecording] / CICC ; Fida Cinematografica ; Filmel ; TC Production
DVDs DVDs | Criterion Collection | c2005 | Widescreen version.
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD S WORLD (FRENCH))
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Imprint
Irvington, NY : Criterion Collection, c2005.
Edition
Widescreen version.
Descript
1 videodisc (ca. 95 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series
The Criterion Collection ; 306
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 306.
System Det
DVD, Dolby Digital mono.
Note
In French, with optional subtitles in English.
Title from container.
Cast
Alain Delon, François Périer, Nathalie Delon, Caty Rosier, Jacques Leroy, Jean-Pierre Posier.
Credits
Producers, Raymond Borderie, Eugène Lépicier ; writers, Jean-Pierre Melville, George Pellegrin ; director, Jean-Pierre Melville ; director of photography, Henri Decaë ; editors, Monique Bennot, Yo Maurette ; music, François De Lamothe.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1967.
Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary
Jef Costello is a fedora and trench-coat wearing contract killer with samurai instincts. When Jef assassinates a nighclub owner, he finds himslef confronted by a series of witnesses, who drop his perfect world into the hands of a persistent police investigator and Jef's shadowy employer, both of whom are determined to put an end to the career criminal.
Note
Special features: new video interviews with Jean-Pierre Melville historians Rui Nogueira and Ginette Vincendeau; collection of excerpts from archival interviews with Melville and actors Alain Delon, Cathy Rosier, Nathalie Delon and François Périer ; theatrical trailer; a new essay by film scholar David Thomson and reprinted tribute by filmmaker John Woo.
Local Note
MW, 11-05
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Le samouraï
ISBN
0780030184
ISBN/ISSN
037429208526
Music #
SAM150 Criterion Collection
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