The Resource Le samouraï : The samurai, CICC ; Fida Cinematografica ; Filmel ; TC Production ; produced by Raymond Borderie, Eugène Lépicier ; writers, Jean-Pierre Melville, George Pellegrin ; directed by Jean-Pierre Melville

Le samouraï : The samurai, CICC ; Fida Cinematografica ; Filmel ; TC Production ; produced by Raymond Borderie, Eugène Lépicier ; writers, Jean-Pierre Melville, George Pellegrin ; directed by Jean-Pierre Melville

Label
Le samouraï : The samurai
Title
Le samouraï
Title remainder
The samurai
Statement of responsibility
CICC ; Fida Cinematografica ; Filmel ; TC Production ; produced by Raymond Borderie, Eugène Lépicier ; writers, Jean-Pierre Melville, George Pellegrin ; directed by Jean-Pierre Melville
Title variation
Samurai
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • fre
Summary
Jef Costello is a fedora and trench-coat wearing contract killer with samurai instincts. When Jef assassinates a nighclub 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
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Henri Decaë ; editing, Monique Bonnot, Yo Maurette ; music, François de Roubaix ; DVD producer, Abbey Lustgarten
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
French dialogue with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.S159 2005
PerformerNote
Alain Delon, François Périer, Nathalie Delon, Caty Rosier, Jacques Leroy, Jean-Pierre Posier, Michel Boisrond
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1917-1973
  • 1935-
  • 1941-
  • 1897-1982
  • 1921-2002
  • 1948-
  • 1941-
  • 1948-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Melville, Jean-Pierre
  • Delon, Alain
  • Périer, François
  • Delon, Nathalie
  • Chateau, René
  • Borderie, R.
  • Lépicier, Eugène
  • Rosier, Cathy
  • Boisrond, Michel
  • Decae, Henri
  • Roubaix, François de
  • Nogueira, Rui
  • Vincendeau, Ginette
  • Thomson, David
  • Woo, John
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
  • Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)
  • Société nouvelle Prodis
Runtime
105
Series statement
The criterion collection
Series volume
306
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Assassins
  • Murder
  • Foreign films
  • French language films
Technique
live action
Label
Le samouraï : The samurai, CICC ; Fida Cinematografica ; Filmel ; TC Production ; produced by Raymond Borderie, Eugène Lépicier ; writers, Jean-Pierre Melville, George Pellegrin ; directed by Jean-Pierre Melville
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1967
  • Special features: New, restored high-definition digital transfer; new video interviews 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 ; theatrical trailer; a new essay by film scholar David Thomson and reprinted tribute by filmmaker John Woo
  • Videorecording
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special édition.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 105 min.)
Isbn
9780780030183
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429208526
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
SAM150
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)793921751
  • 858785
  • (OCoLC)ocn793921751
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Le samouraï : The samurai, CICC ; Fida Cinematografica ; Filmel ; TC Production ; produced by Raymond Borderie, Eugène Lépicier ; writers, Jean-Pierre Melville, George Pellegrin ; directed by Jean-Pierre Melville
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1967
  • Special features: New, restored high-definition digital transfer; new video interviews 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 ; theatrical trailer; a new essay by film scholar David Thomson and reprinted tribute by filmmaker John Woo
  • Videorecording
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special édition.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 105 min.)
Isbn
9780780030183
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429208526
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
SAM150
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)793921751
  • 858785
  • (OCoLC)ocn793921751
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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