The Resource Army of shadows, Janus Films ; Rialto Pictures ; Films Corona ; produced by Jacques Dorfmann ; screenplay adaptation by Jean-Pierre Melville ; directed by Jean-Pierre Melville, (DVD)

Army of shadows, Janus Films ; Rialto Pictures ; Films Corona ; produced by Jacques Dorfmann ; screenplay adaptation by Jean-Pierre Melville ; directed by Jean-Pierre Melville, (DVD)

Label
Army of shadows
Title
Army of shadows
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; Rialto Pictures ; Films Corona ; produced by Jacques Dorfmann ; screenplay adaptation by Jean-Pierre Melville ; directed by Jean-Pierre Melville
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • fre
Summary
A civil engineer who is one of the French Resistance's chiefs is given away by a traitor and interned in a camp. He manages to escape and join his network at Marseilles, where he has the traitor executed
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Pierre Lhomme ; editor, Francoise Bonnot ; music, Eric De Marsan
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
In French with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.A7644 2007
PerformerNote
Lino Ventura, Paul Meurisse, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Simone Signoret, Paul Crauchet, Claude Mann, Christian Barbier, Serge Reggiani
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1919-1987
  • 1913-1979
  • 1932-2007
  • 1921-1985
  • 1924-
  • 1917-1973
  • 1930-
  • 1939-
  • 1898-1979
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ventura, Lino
  • Meurisse, Paul
  • Cassel, Jean-Pierre
  • Signoret, Simone
  • Crauchet, Paul
  • Mann, Claude
  • Barbier, Christian
  • Reggiani, Serge
  • Dorfmann, Jacques
  • Melville, Jean-Pierre
  • L'Homme, Pierre
  • Bonnot, Françoise
  • De Marsan, Eric
  • Kessel, Joseph
  • Janus Films
  • Films Corona
  • Rialto Pictures LLC
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
  • Studio Canal
Runtime
145
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • French language materials
  • Film adaptations
  • Wide-screen DVDs
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Guerrillas
  • Motion pictures, French
  • Feature films
  • Foreign films
  • France
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Army of shadows, Janus Films ; Rialto Pictures ; Films Corona ; produced by Jacques Dorfmann ; screenplay adaptation by Jean-Pierre Melville ; directed by Jean-Pierre Melville, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1969
  • Based on the novel by Joseph Kessell
  • Disc 1 contains: New high-definition digital transfer of the 2004 restoration, supervised by director of photography Pierre Lhomme and Studio Canal
  • Special features: Disc One: The film -- new high-definition digital transfer of the 2004 restoration, supervised by director of photography, Pierre Lhomme ; optional Dolby digital stereo 2.0 soundtrack ; audio commentary by film historian Ginette Vincendeau. Disc Two: The supplements -- new interviews with Lhomme and editor Françoise Bonnot ; archival video excerpts, including on-set footage and interviews with Melville, cast members, writer Joseph Kessel, and real-life Resistance fighters ; "Jean-Pierre Melville et 'L'armée de sombres'" (2005), a short program on the director and his film ; "Le journal de la Resistane (1944), a rare short documentray shot on the front lines of the final days of German-occupied France ; film restoration demonstration by Lhomme ; PLUS: a booklet featuring critic Amy Taubin, historian Robert O. Paxton, and excerpts from Rui Nogueira's "Melville on Melville."
Accompanying material
1 guide (41 p. : ports. ; 19 cm.).
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (145 min.)
Isbn
9781934121481
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515023726
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
CC1693D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn123377990
  • (OCoLC)123377990
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., Dolby Digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Army of shadows, Janus Films ; Rialto Pictures ; Films Corona ; produced by Jacques Dorfmann ; screenplay adaptation by Jean-Pierre Melville ; directed by Jean-Pierre Melville, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1969
  • Based on the novel by Joseph Kessell
  • Disc 1 contains: New high-definition digital transfer of the 2004 restoration, supervised by director of photography Pierre Lhomme and Studio Canal
  • Special features: Disc One: The film -- new high-definition digital transfer of the 2004 restoration, supervised by director of photography, Pierre Lhomme ; optional Dolby digital stereo 2.0 soundtrack ; audio commentary by film historian Ginette Vincendeau. Disc Two: The supplements -- new interviews with Lhomme and editor Françoise Bonnot ; archival video excerpts, including on-set footage and interviews with Melville, cast members, writer Joseph Kessel, and real-life Resistance fighters ; "Jean-Pierre Melville et 'L'armée de sombres'" (2005), a short program on the director and his film ; "Le journal de la Resistane (1944), a rare short documentray shot on the front lines of the final days of German-occupied France ; film restoration demonstration by Lhomme ; PLUS: a booklet featuring critic Amy Taubin, historian Robert O. Paxton, and excerpts from Rui Nogueira's "Melville on Melville."
Accompanying material
1 guide (41 p. : ports. ; 19 cm.).
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (145 min.)
Isbn
9781934121481
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515023726
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
CC1693D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn123377990
  • (OCoLC)123377990
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., Dolby Digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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