Video/Film , DVD in Polish , French

La double vie de Veronique : The double life of Veronique

Leonardo de la Fuente presente ; une production Sideral Productions, Le Studio Canal + ; en co-production avec Tor Production ; et avec Norsk Film ; scenario, Krzysztof Kieślowski, Krzysztof Piesiewicz ; realise par Krzystztof Kieślowski.
  • [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, ©2006.
  • Widescreen format (1.66:1).
  • 2 videodiscs (97 min.) : sound, colored ; 4 3/4 in. + Accompanied by: 1 booklet (57 pages : colored illustrations; 18 cm.)
  • DVD (NTSC region 1); Dolby digital stereo.
  • Eisenhower M Level Service Desk - AV
    PN1995.9.S87D68354 2006 c. 1
    Multiple Items
    • Accompanying guide has the call number: DVD 3025 guide
    Includes
    • disc 1-2 in one container
  • Eisenhower M Level Service Desk - AV
    PN1995.9.S87D68354 2006 guide c. 1
    Multiple Items
    • Accompanies DVD that has the call number: DVD 3025
    Includes
    • 1 v.
Also known as
  • Double life of Véronique
Credits
  • Director of photography, Sławomir Idziak ; editing, Jacques Witta ; original music by Zbigniew Preisner.
Performers
  • Cast: Irene Jacob, Philippe Volter, Sandrine Dumas.
Subjects
Genre
  • Feature films.
Series
Summary
  • Weronika is a Polish choir soprano, and her double, Véronique, is a French music teacher. Though they are unknown to each other, the two women share an enigmatic, purely emotional bond.
Other information
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1991.
  • "Enhanced for 16:9 widescreen TVs" -- Container.
  • Special features (disc 1): optional audio commentary by film scholar Annette Insdorf; U.S. ending; 3 short documentary films by Kieślowski ("Factory", 1970 ; "Hospital", 1976; "Railway station", 1980); "The musicians" (1958), a short documentary film by Kazimierz Karabasz (Kieślowski's teacher).
  • Special features (disc 2): "Kieślowski - dialogue" documentary film (about the making of the film, 1991, 53 min.); "1966-1988 : Kieślowski, cinéaste Polonais" documentary film (about Kieślowski's early directorial career in Poland, 2005, 31 min.); new video interviews with cinematographer Sławomir Idziak (24 min.), composer Zbigniew Preisner (21 min.) & actress Irène Jacob (17 min.).
  • Booklet includes essays by Jonathan Romney ("Through the looking glass"), Slavoj Žižek ("The forced choice of freedom"), Peter Cowie ("Kieślowski's muse"), & Krzysztof Kieślowski ("Pure emotions : The double life of Véronique'", excerpted from the book "Kieślowski on Kieślowski").
  • Language: In Polish & French, with optional English subtitles.
Publisher's number
  • CC1657D Criterion Collection
ISBN
  • 1934121053
  • 9781934121054
Identifying numbers
  • UPC: 715515020725
  • OCLC: 74175386
  • OCLC: 74175386