La cérémonie

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Chabrol, Claude, 1930-2010, film director,
Karmitz, Marin, film producer.
Eliacheff, Caroline, screenwriter.
Huppert, Isabelle, actor.
Bonnaire, Sandrine, 1967- actor.
[New York, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [2023].
World Films on DVD - 2nd Floor
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[New York, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [2023].
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 folded insert (12 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 17 cm)


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Title and credits from screen.
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Based on the novel A judgement in stone by Ruth Rendell.
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Originally released as a motion picture in 1995.
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Wide screen (1.66:1)
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"New 4K digital restoration"--Container.
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Accompanying booklet contains an essay by Sarah Weinman.
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Bonus features: Selected-scene commentary featuring director Claude Chabrol -- Bong Joon Ho (an interview with the filmmaker in which he pays tribute to Chabrol) -- Making-of featurette -- Isabelle Huppert and Claude Chabrol: crossed portraits (a 1998 French television program in which the 2 collaborators discuss the bond they have) -- Sandrine Bonnaire (2020 interview) -- Caroline Eliacheff (the co-writer shares her thoughts on true-crime stories) -- Offscreen: sound in La cérémonie (episode of the Criterion Channel series Observations on Film Art with Prof. Jeff Smith) -- Trailer.
Creation/Production Credits
Music, Matthieu Chabrol ; cinematographer, Bernard Zitzermann ; editor, Monique Fardoulis ; costume designer, Corinne Jorry.
Isabelle Huppert, Sandrine Bonnaire, Jacqueline Bisset, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Virginie Ledoyen, Valentin Merlet.
Sophie (Sandrine Bonnaire), the housemaid to a wealthy family, forms a mysterious alliance with Jeanne (Isabelle Huppert), a small-town postal worker. Their violent pasts resurface when they feel unacknowledged. The film is considered the crowning achievement of Claude Chabrol's career and is a riveting study of class dynamics and the psychology of crime.
Target Audience
Not rated.
System Details
Blu-ray; region A; wide screen (1.66:1); DTS-HD master audio 2.0; requires Blu-ray player.
French dialogue with optional English subtitles.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Chabrol, C., Karmitz, M., Eliacheff, C., Huppert, I., Bonnaire, S., Bisset, J., Cassel, J., Chabrol, M., Zitzermann, B., Fardoulis, M., & Rendell, R. (2023). La cérémonie (Blu-ray edition.). Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Claude Chabrol et al.. 2023. La Cérémonie. Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Claude Chabrol et al.. La Cérémonie Criterion Collection, 2023.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Chabrol, Claude, et al. La Cérémonie Blu-ray edition., Criterion Collection, 2023.

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