Cover image for Army of shadows = Armée des ombres
Title:
Army of shadows = Armée des ombres
Series Number:
385.
Summary:
Follows a group of French resistance fighters during World War II as they face capture, escape, and a traitor.
Audience:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1969.

Based on the novel by Joseph Kessel.

Mono, wide screen 1.85:1.

Essay by critic Amy Taubin in container.

Features: audio commentary from 2006 featuring film scholar Ginette Vincendeau; interviews from 2007 with Lhomme and editor Françoise Bonnot; on-set footage and excerpts from archival interviews with director Jean-Pierre Melville, cast members, author Joseph Kessel, and real-life Resistance fighters; Jean-Pierre Melville et L'armée des ombres" (2005), a short program on the director and his film; Le journal de la Résistance (1944), a rare short documentary shot on the front lines during the final days of the German occupation of France; restoration demonstration by Lhomme; trailers.
Physical Description:
2 videodiscs (145 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Publisher:
Criterion Collection,
Publication Date:
2020
ISBN:
9781681436913
Publication Information:
New York, NY : Criterion Collection, [2020]
Call Number:
DVD ARMYOFSHADOWS
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