- Published: [Irvington, NY] : The Criterion Collection, .
- Year Published: 2004
- Description: 2 videodiscs (106 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. +
- Language: French
- Format: DVD
- 0780026926 :
- Renoir, Claude, 1914-1993.
- Renoir, Jean, 1894-
- Koch, Carl.
- Dalio, Marcel, 1900-1983.
- Grégor, Nora.
- Toutain, Roland.
- Janus Films.
- Criterion Collection (Firm)
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The rules of the game = : La régle du jeu : fantaisie dramatique de Jean Renoir
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Originally released as a motion picture in 1939.
Special features: Disc 1: New high-definition digital transfer, with restored image and sound; introduction to the film by Jean Renoir; audio commentary written by film scholar Alexander Sesonske and read by filmmaker Peter Bogdonovich; selected scene analysis by Renoir historian Christopher Faulkner; new and improved English subtitle translation; optimal image quality: RSDL, dual-layer edition. Disc 2: Excerpts from Jean Renior, le patron: La Regle et l'exception (1966), a French television program directed by Jacques Rivette; part one of Jean Renoir, a two-part 1993 BBC documentary by David Thompson, featuring reflections on Renoir; new video essay about the film's production; Jean Gaborit and Jacques Durand discuss their reconstruction and rerelease of the film; new interview with Renoir's son, Alain; new interview with the set designer, Max Douy; 1995 interview with actress Mila Parely; written tributes to the film and Renoir.
Dalio, Nora Grégor, Roland Toutain.
Cloaked in a comedy of manners, this scathing critique of corrupt French society is about a weekend hunting party at which amorous escapades abound among the aristocratic guests, which are also mirrored by the activities of the servants downstairs.
DVD; mono.; aspect ratio: 1:33:1.
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