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Z [videorecording] /
Janus Films ; Valoria Films présente une co-production Reganne Films (Paris), Office National pour le Commerce et l'Industrie Cinématographique (Alger) ; dialogue de Jorge Semprun ; film de Costa-Gavras.
edition
Special ed.
imprint
[Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, c2009.
description
1 videodisc (127 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (11 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
ISBN
1604651903, 9781604651904
format(s)
DVD
Holdings
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imprint
[Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, c2009.
isbn
1604651903
9781604651904
standard identifier
715515049313
publisher #
CC1848D
credits note
Director of photography, Raoul Coutard ; editing, Françoise Bonnot ; music, Mikis Theodorakis ; DVD producer, Abbey Lustgarten.
general note
"Enhanced for 16:9 televisions"--Disc label.
"Under exclusive license from Roissy Films"--Disc label.
Based on the novel by Vassili Vassilikos.
Booklet featuring an essay by critic Armond White (11 p. : ill. (some col.)) inserted in container.
Edition from container; series numbering from container spine.
Originally produced as a French/Algerian motion picture in 1969.
Special features: New, restored high-definition digital transfer, supervised and approved by cinematographer Raoul Coutard; Audio commentary featuring film historian Peter Cowie; New interviews with director Costa-Gavras and Coutard; Archival interviews with Costa-Gavras, Jacques Perrin, Pierre Dux, Yves Montand, Irene Papas, Jean-Louis Trintignant, and Vassilis Vassilikos, author of the book Z; theatrical trailer. New and improved English subtitle translation.
Widescreen (1.66:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
performer
Yves Montand, Irène Papas, Jean-Louis Trintignant, François Perier, Jacques Perrin, Charles Denner, Pierre Dux, Georges Géret, Bernard Fresson, Marcel Bozzufi, Julien Guiomar, Magali Noël, Renato Salvatori, Habib Reda, Clotilde Joanno, Maurice Baquet, Sid Ahmed Agoumi, Allel el Mouhib, Hassan Hassani, Gérard Darrieu, Jean Bouise.
abstract
A Greek pacifist leader is murdered at a rally. Despite the official police report of accidental death, a journalist's persistent questioning leads to a full-scale investigation, revealing corruption in high places.
language note
In French with optional English subtitles.
catalogue key
7267730
target audience
Not rated.
technical details
DVD; NTSC, region 1.

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