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Title Le cercle rouge = [Red circle] / written and directed by Jean-Pierre Melville
Edition Special édition
Published United States : Criterion Collection, 2003


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  791.4372 Mel/Lcr  DUE 01-06-22
Description 2 videodiscs (NTSC) (141 min.) : sound, color ; 12 cm + 1 accompanying booklet (24 pages)
Series Criterion collection ; 218
Criterion collection ; 218
Summary Disc characteristics: DVD Region 1
A master thief is fresh out of prison. But instead of toeing the line, he finds his steps leading back to the shadowy world of crime. He, a notorious escapee, and an alcoholic ex-cop plan a jewel heist, while being persued by a police superintendent. DVD
Notes Special features include: scene selection ; excerpts from "Cineastes de notre temps: Jean Pierre Melville" ; new video interviews with the author of Melville on Melville, Rui Nogueira, and assistant director Bernard Stora ; 30 minutes of archival footage ; original theatrical trailers ; production and publicity stills ; poster gallery ; 24 page booklet containing pieces on the film and/or the director by Michael Sragow, Rui Nogueira, Éric Demarsan, Chris Fujiwara and John Woo
Credits Producer, Robert Dorfmann ; writer/director, Jean-Pierre Melville ; music, Éric De Marsan
Cast Alain Delon, Andre Bourvil, Gian Maria Volante, Yves Montand
Notes Originally released as a motion picture France/Italy : StudioCanal/Image/Fono Roma, c1970
Dolby Digital mono ; [all regions ; NTSC]
French dialogue, with optional English subtitles
Subject Crime -- Drama.
Feature films -- France.
Feature films -- Italy.
Jewel thieves -- Drama.
Motion pictures, French.
Motion pictures, Italian.
Police -- Drama.
Suspense in motion pictures, television, etc.
Genre/Form Detective and mystery films.
Video recordings.
Author Bourvil, 1917-1970.
Delon, Alain, 1935-
Dorfmann, Robert, 1912-1999.
Melville, Jean-Pierre, 1917-1973.
Volonté, Gian Maria, 1933-1994.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Fono Roma (Firm)
Image Entertainment (Firm)
Studio Canal+.
ISBN 0780027663
Other Titles Red circle
Cineastes de notre temps : Jean Pierre Melville