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Elevator to the gallows [videorecording] / Nouvelles Éditions de Films ; Janus Films
DVDs DVDs | The Criterion Collection | c2006 | Special ed. double-disc set ; widescreen version.
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD E pt.1-2 WORLD (FRENCH)) plus 1 more
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Imprint
Irvington, NY : The Criterion Collection, c2006.
Edition
Special ed. double-disc set ; widescreen version.
Descript
2 videodiscs (ca. 92 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series
The Criterion collection ; 335
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 335
System Det
DVD; Dolby Digital mono.
Note
In French, with optional English subtitles.
Title from container.
Cast
Jeanne Moreau, Maurice Ronet, Georges Poujouly, Yori Bertin, Jean Wall, Lino Ventura, Ivan Petrovich, Félix Marten, Elga Andersen, Gérard Darrieu, Sylviane Aisenstein, Charles Denner, Hubert Deschamps, Jean-Claude Brialy.
Credits
Producer, Jean Thuillier ; screenplay, Roger Nimier, Louis Malle ; director, Louis Malle ; cinematographer, Henri Decaë ; editor, Léonide Azar ; original music, Miles Davis.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1957.
Based on the novel by Noël Calef.
Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary
Florence Carala and her lover Julien Tavernier, an ex-paratrooper, want to murder her husband by faking a suicide.
Contents
Disc 1. Film -- Disc 2. Special features.
Note
Special features: Disc one: theatrical trailers ; Disc two: new interview with actor Jeanne Moreau; archival interviews with director Louis Malle, actors Maurice Ronet and Jeanne Moreau, and original soundtrack session pianist René Urtreger; Footage of Miles Davis and Louis Malle from the soundtrack recording session; new video program about the score, with jazz trumpeter Jon Faddis and critic Gary Giddins; Malle's student film "Crazeologie", featuring the title song by Charlie Parker.
Local Note
MW, 8-06
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Original French title: Ascenseur pour l'echafaud
ISBN
1559409754
ISBN/ISSN
715515017725
Music #
CC1627D The Criterion Collection
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