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Title Le samouraï [videorecording] = The samurai / Janus Films ; distribution, René Chateau ; Prodis ; [presented by] Raymond Borderie et Eugène Lépicier ; film de Jean-Pierre Melville.

Publication Info. [New York, New York] : Criterion Collection, [2017]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Mokena Community PL Audio Visual - MKBB-1  FOREIGN DVD LES    AVAILABLE
Edition DVD special edition.
Description 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (25 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm).
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
digital optical mono Dolby Digital 2.0 rda
NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Series The Criterion collection ; 306
Criterion collection ; 306.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby digital monaural.
Cast Alain Delon, François Périer, Nathalie Delon, Caty Rosier, Jacques Leroy, Jean-Pierre Posier, Michel Boisrond.
Credits Directeur de la photographie, Henri Decaë ; montage, Monique Bennot, Yo Maurette ; musique de François de Roubaix.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1967.
Summary Jef Costello is a fedora and trench-coat wearing contract killer with samurai instincts. When Jef assassinates a nightclub owner, he finds himself confronted by a series of witnesses, who drop his perfect world into the hands of a persistent police investigator and Jef's shadowy employer, both of whom are determined to put an end to the career criminal.
Note Special features: Interviews from 2005 with Jean-Pierre Melville historians Rui Nogueira and Ginette Vincendeau ; collection of excerpts from archival interviews with Melville and actors Alain Delon, Cathy Rosier, Nathalie Delon and François Périer ; "Melville-Delon: d'honneur et de nuit" short documentary about the friendship of the director and actor ; theatrical trailer ; booklet with essay by film scholar David Thomson, a tribute by filmmaker John Woo, and an excerpt from Rui Nogueira's book Melville on Melville.
Language In French with optional English subtitles.
Subject Assassins -- Drama.
Murder -- Investigation -- Drama.
Assassins. (OCoLC)fst00818974
Murder -- Investigation. (OCoLC)fst01029788
Genre/Form Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879
Added Author Melville, Jean-Pierre, 1917-1973, film director.
Delon, Alain, 1935- actor.
Périer, François, actor.
Delon, Nathalie, 1941- actor.
Chateau, René.
Rosier, Cathy, actor.
Boisrond, Michel, 1921-2002, actor.
Janus Films.
Société nouvelle Prodis.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Added Title Samurai
Standard No. 715515206716
ISBN 9781681433820
Music No. CC2833D The Criterion Collection

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