Video/Film , DVD in French

The complete Jean Vigo

Janus Films ; Gaumont.
  • [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [2011]
  • Copyright Notice: ©2011
  • 2 DVD special edition.
  • 2 videodiscs (163 min.) : sound, black & white ; 4 3/4 in. + Accompanied by: 1 booklet (43 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • DVD; NTSC, region 1; (1.33:1) or (1.19:1) aspect ratio, Dolby Digital mono.
  • Eisenhower M Level Service Desk - AV
    PN1997.A1C66 2011 c. 1
    Multiple Items
    Includes
    • disc 1-2 in one container
Credits
  • À propos de Nice: cinematography, Boris Kaufman ; music composed and interpreted by Marc Perrone. La natation par Jean Taris champion de France: director of photography, Boris Kaufman. Zè̀ro de conduite : jeunes diables au collège: cinematography, Boris Kaufman ; music by Maurice Jaubert ; lyrics, Charles Goldblatt. L'Atalante: lyrics by Charles Goldblatt ; music by Maruice Jaubert ; cinematography, Boris Kaufman and Louis Berger ; edited by Louis Chavance.
Performers
  • La natation par Jean Taris champion de France: featuring Jean Taris. Zèro de conduite : jeanes diables de France : Louis Lefebvre, Gilbert Pruchon, Gérard de Bédarieux, Jean Dasté, Robert le Flon, Louis de Gonzague-Frick, Rafa Diligent. L'Atalante: Michel Simon, Dita Parlo, Jean Dasté, Gilles Margaritis, Louis Lefebvre, Maurice Gilles, Rafa Diligent.
Subjects
Genre
  • Documentary films.
  • Documentary films France.
  • Experimental films.
  • Experimental films France.
  • Short films.
  • Short films France.
  • Feature films.
  • Feature films France.
  • Silent films.
  • Silent films France.
  • Fiction films.
  • Nonfiction films.
  • Motion pictures France.
  • French language films.
  • Documentary films.
  • Drama.
  • Experimental films.
  • Feature films.
  • Fiction films.
  • Nonfiction films.
  • Short films.
  • Silent films.
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Series
Summary
  • ''Even among cinema's greatest legends, Jean Vigo stands alone. The son of a notorious anarchist, Vigo had a brief but brilliant career making poetic, lightly surrealist films before his life was cut tragically short by tuberculosis at age twenty-nine. Like the daring early works of his contemporaries Jean Cocteau and Luis Buñuel, Vigo's films refused to play by the rules. This set includes all of Vigo's titles" -- from container.
  • À propos de Nice: What starts off as a conventional travelogue turnes into a satirical portrait of the town of Nice and its wealthy inhabitants.
  • La natation par jean Taris champion de France: A short documentary about the swimmer Jean Taris, notable for Vigo's innovative techniques
  • Zéro de conduite : jeanes diables au collège: In a repressive boarding school with rigid schools of behavior, four boys decide to rebel against the administration on a celebration day.
  • L'Atalante: When Juliette marries Jean, she comes to live on his ship, on board of which are, besides the two of them, only a cabin boy and the strange old second mate Père Jules. Soon bored by life on the river, Juliette slips off to explore the nightlife when they come to Paris. Angered by this, Jean sets off, leaving Juliette behind. Overcome by grief and longing for his wife, Jean falls into a depression and Père Jules goes and tries to find Juliette.
Contents
  • Disc one. The films. A propos de Nice / réalisation de Jean Vigo et Boris Kaufman ; scénario, Jean Vigo (1930) (23:44)
  • La natation par Jean Taris champion de France / Franfilmdis présenté ; réalise par Jean Vigo (1931) (10:05)
  • Zéro de conduite : jeanes diables au collège / Franfilmdis présente ; une production Argui-film ; scénario et réalisation de Jean Vigo (1933) (44:25)
  • L'Atalante / Gaumont présente ; une production J. L. Nounez, Michel Simon, et Dita Parlo ; réalisation de Jean Vigo ; adaptation et dialogues de Jean Vigo et Albert Riera ; scénario de Jean Guinée ; régie, Henri Arbel ; restauration 1991 sous la direction de Pierre Philippe et Jean-Louis Bompoint a été revisitée 2001 par Luce Vigo et Bernard Eisenschitz en collaboration avec Gaumont ; restauration sonore Lobster Films (1934) (1:29:10).
  • Disc two. The supplements. Jean Vigo / by Michel Gondry (2011?) (0:45)
  • Cinéastes de notre temps : Jean Vigo / directed by Jacques Rozier ; [produced by] Janine Bazin, André S. Labarthe, Jacques Rozier (originally aired October 15, 1964) (1:38)
  • Postface à L'Atalante / by Eric Rohmer (1968) (18:16)
  • Les voyages de l'Atalante : versions, rushes et coupes / Gaumont présente ; un film de Bernard Eisenschitz (2001) (40:01)
  • Otar Iosseliani on Vigo (interviewed October 1 and October 20, 2001) (19:56).
Other information
  • Collection title from container.
  • À propos de Nice was originally produced in 1930; La Natation par Jean Taris champion de France was originally produced in 1931; Zéro de conduite was originally produced in 1933; L'Atalante was originally produced in 1934.
  • Disc [1], special features: audio commentary by Michael Temple, author of "Jean Vigo"; alternate edit for À propos de Nice; Disc [2], special features: animated tribute to Vigo by Michel Gondry; 98 minute episode of French television program "Cinéastes de notre temps" directed by Jacques Rozier; "Postface a l'atalante," a conversation between François Truffaut and Eric Rohmer (1968); "Les voyages de l'Atalante," documentary by Bernard Eisenschitz; "Otar Iosseliani on Vigo," a 2001 interview. Booklet features essays by critics Michael Almereyda, Robert Polito, B. Kite, and Luc Sante.
  • Second film menu title: Taris.
  • Series numbering from container spine.
  • Language: À propos de Nice is a silent film, with music. Taris, Zèro de conduite, and l'Atalante: French dialogue with optional English subtitles.
  • OCLC
Publisher's number
  • CC2046D The Criterion Collection
ISBN
  • 9781604654585
  • 1604654589
Identifying numbers
  • UPC: 715515084918
  • OCLC: 746358804
  • OCLC: 746358804