Monsieur Hire [videorecording] / Philippe Carcassonne, Rene Cleitman présentent un film de Patrice Leconte ; Cine A ; France 3 Films Production ; Hachette Premiere & Co
DVDs | Pathé! Distribution | c2007 | Widescreen version.
Not Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (DUE 04-29-15)
New York : Kino International : Pathé! Distribution, c2007.
1 videodisc (79 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
In French, with English subtitles.
Michel Blanc, Sandrine Bonnaire, Andre Wilms, Luc Thuillier.
Writers, Patrice Leconte and Patrick Dewolf ; director, Patrice Leconte ; producers, Philippe Carcassonne and Rene Cleitman ; music, Michael Nyman ; director of photography, Denis Lenoir.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1989.
Based on the novel by Georges Simenon: Les fiançailles de Monsieur Hire.
"In a provincial French apartment block, Monsieur Hire endures a solitary life of dulling work as a tailor and vitriolic scorn from his neighbors. Hire's only solace is an occasional night out bowling and the voyeuristic admiration of his neighbor. ... When police discover the nude body of another young woman in a nearby vacant lot, Hire becomes the prime suspect in a murder investigation."--Container.
Special features: interview with Patrice Leconte; original theatrical trailer; stills gallery.
MW, 8-08; 11-08(rpl)
K553 Kino International