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The Resource La balance, Les Films Ariane-Films A2 ; a joint venture between Home Vision Entertainment and Janus Films ; produced by Georges Dancigers and Alexandre Mnouchkine ; written by Mathieu Fabiani and Bob Swaim ; directed by Bob Swaim, (videorecording)

La balance, Les Films Ariane-Films A2 ; a joint venture between Home Vision Entertainment and Janus Films ; produced by Georges Dancigers and Alexandre Mnouchkine ; written by Mathieu Fabiani and Bob Swaim ; directed by Bob Swaim, (videorecording)

Label
La balance
Title
La balance
Statement of responsibility
Les Films Ariane-Films A2 ; a joint venture between Home Vision Entertainment and Janus Films ; produced by Georges Dancigers and Alexandre Mnouchkine ; written by Mathieu Fabiani and Bob Swaim ; directed by Bob Swaim
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • fre
Summary
When a police informant is gunned down, a determined vice cop must recruit a new stool pigeon - one that can finally take down the unassailable mob boss. The line between the cops and gangsters becomes blurred as Dédé, a charismatic pimp, is forced to 'rat out' his former boss and nemesis, the elusive Massina
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Bernard Zitzermann ; editor, Françoise Javet ; music, Roland Bocquet ; costume designer, Catherine Meurisse ; production designer, Eric Moulard
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
French dialogue, English subtitles
PerformerNote
Nathalie Baye, Philippe Léotard, Maurice Ronet, Richard Berry, Bernard Freyd, Christophe Malavoy, Jean-Paul Comart, Albert Dray, Florent Pagny
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1943-
  • 1948-
  • 1927-1983
  • 1950-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Swaim, Bob
  • Baye, Nathalie
  • Léotard, Philippe
  • Ronet, Maurice
  • Berry, Richard
  • Freyd, Bernard
  • Zitzermann, Bernard
  • Bocquet, Roland
  • Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
100
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Informers
  • Gangsters
  • Police
  • French language films
  • Foreign films
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
La balance, Les Films Ariane-Films A2 ; a joint venture between Home Vision Entertainment and Janus Films ; produced by Georges Dancigers and Alexandre Mnouchkine ; written by Mathieu Fabiani and Bob Swaim ; directed by Bob Swaim, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1982
  • For specific features see interactive menu
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 100 min.)
Isbn
9780780027541
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429182826
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
BAL200
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 84433
  • ocm55217763
  • 84433
  • 84433
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.66:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo., Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
La balance, Les Films Ariane-Films A2 ; a joint venture between Home Vision Entertainment and Janus Films ; produced by Georges Dancigers and Alexandre Mnouchkine ; written by Mathieu Fabiani and Bob Swaim ; directed by Bob Swaim, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1982
  • For specific features see interactive menu
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 100 min.)
Isbn
9780780027541
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429182826
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
BAL200
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 84433
  • ocm55217763
  • 84433
  • 84433
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.66:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo., Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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