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The Resource The last metro, une production de Les Films du carrosse ; Sedif S.A., T.F. 1, Société française de production ; scénario de François Truffaut et Suzanne Schiffman ; dialogue de François Truffaut, Suzanne Schiffman, Jean-Claude Grumberg ; mise en scène, François Truffaut

The last metro, une production de Les Films du carrosse ; Sedif S.A., T.F. 1, Société française de production ; scénario de François Truffaut et Suzanne Schiffman ; dialogue de François Truffaut, Suzanne Schiffman, Jean-Claude Grumberg ; mise en scène, François Truffaut

Label
The last metro
Title
The last metro
Statement of responsibility
une production de Les Films du carrosse ; Sedif S.A., T.F. 1, Société française de production ; scénario de François Truffaut et Suzanne Schiffman ; dialogue de François Truffaut, Suzanne Schiffman, Jean-Claude Grumberg ; mise en scène, François Truffaut
Title variation
Dernier métro
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Commentator
Cinematographer
Director
Interviewee
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • fre
Summary
Paris, 1942. Lucas Steiner is a Jew who feels compelled to leave the country in order to survive the German occupation during WWII. His wife Marion is an actress and a member of the Resistance who goes on to direct the theater for him. She tries to keep the theater alive by rehearsing a new play. She hires Bernard Granger for the leading role. The troupe believes that the show must go on no matter the circumstances. But Lucas never left the country, he is actually hiding in the basement
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Member of
Awards note
César: Best Actor (Gérard Depardieu), Best Actress (Catherine Deneuve), Best Cinematography, Best Director, Best Editing, Best Film, Best Music Written for a Film, Best Production Design, Best Sound, Best Writing - Original or Adaptation, 1981.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Dernier métro (Motion picture : 1980)
Credits note
Cinematographer, Nestor Almendros ; editor, Martine Barraqué ; music, Georges Delerue
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
French dialogue with optional English subtitles (new and improved translation)
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.D47 2009
PerformerNote
Catherine Deneuve, Gérard Depardieu, Jean Poiret, Andréa Ferréol, Paulette Dubost, Jean-Louis Richard, Sabine Haudepin, Maurice Risch, Heinz Bennent
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1939-
  • 1948-
  • 1943-
  • 1926-
  • 1947-
  • 1955-
  • 1943-
  • 1925-1992
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Truffaut, François
  • Schiffman, Suzanne
  • Grumberg, Jean-Claude
  • Depardieu, Gérard
  • Deneuve, Catherine
  • Poiret, Jean
  • Ferréol, Andréa
  • Dubost, Paulette
  • Richard, Jean-Louis
  • Haudepin, Sabine
  • Risch, Maurice
  • Bennent, Heinz
  • Almendros, Nestor
  • Delerue, Georges
  • Insdorf, Annette
  • Toubiana, Serge
  • White, Armond
  • Films du carrosse (Firm)
  • S.E.D.I.F
  • Société nationale télévision française 1
  • Société française de production
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
132
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
462
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  • Jewish men
  • Actresses
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Theater
  • Theatrical companies
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • France
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The last metro, une production de Les Films du carrosse ; Sedif S.A., T.F. 1, Société française de production ; scénario de François Truffaut et Suzanne Schiffman ; dialogue de François Truffaut, Suzanne Schiffman, Jean-Claude Grumberg ; mise en scène, François Truffaut
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Special features: Disc one: New audio commentary by Annette Insdorf, author of François Truffaut; audio commentary by actor Gérard Depardieu, historian Jean-Pierre Azéma, and Truffaut biographer Serge Toubiana. Disc two: Deleted scene; French television excerpts featuring interviews with Truffaut and actors Catherine Deneuve, Depardieu, and Jean Poiret; new video interviews with actors Andréa Ferréol, Sabine Haudepin, and Paulette Dubost, second assistant director Alain Tasma, and camera assistants Florent Bazin and Tessa Racine, in which they discuss The last metro's ensemble performances and visual style; a video interview with the celebrated cinematographer Nestor Almendros, detailing his collaborations with Truffaut; "Une histoire d'eau," a 1958 short film by Truffaut and Jean-Luc Godard; theatrical trailer. A booklet featuring a new essay by critic Armond White
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1980
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([12] p. : col. ill. ; 18 cm.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (132 min.)
Isbn
9781604651201
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515042215
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
CC1793D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn294861148
  • (OCoLC)294861148
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.66:1); Dolby Digital mono., NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The last metro, une production de Les Films du carrosse ; Sedif S.A., T.F. 1, Société française de production ; scénario de François Truffaut et Suzanne Schiffman ; dialogue de François Truffaut, Suzanne Schiffman, Jean-Claude Grumberg ; mise en scène, François Truffaut
Publication
Note
  • Special features: Disc one: New audio commentary by Annette Insdorf, author of François Truffaut; audio commentary by actor Gérard Depardieu, historian Jean-Pierre Azéma, and Truffaut biographer Serge Toubiana. Disc two: Deleted scene; French television excerpts featuring interviews with Truffaut and actors Catherine Deneuve, Depardieu, and Jean Poiret; new video interviews with actors Andréa Ferréol, Sabine Haudepin, and Paulette Dubost, second assistant director Alain Tasma, and camera assistants Florent Bazin and Tessa Racine, in which they discuss The last metro's ensemble performances and visual style; a video interview with the celebrated cinematographer Nestor Almendros, detailing his collaborations with Truffaut; "Une histoire d'eau," a 1958 short film by Truffaut and Jean-Luc Godard; theatrical trailer. A booklet featuring a new essay by critic Armond White
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1980
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([12] p. : col. ill. ; 18 cm.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (132 min.)
Isbn
9781604651201
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515042215
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
CC1793D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn294861148
  • (OCoLC)294861148
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.66:1); Dolby Digital mono., NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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