BLU-RAY SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES • Restored, complete, uncut version, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack • Excerpts from Cinéastes de notre temps: “Jean-Pierre Melville” • Video interviews with assistant director Bernard Stora and Rui Nogueria, the author of Melville on Melville • Thirty minutes of rare on-set and archival footage, featuring interviews with director Jean-Pierre Melville and stars Alain Delon, Yves Montand, and André Bourvil • Original theatrical trailer and 2003 Rialto Pictures rerelease trailer • PLUS: A booklet featuring essays by film critics Michael Sragow and Chris Fujiwara, excerpts from Melville on Melville, a reprinted interview with composer Eric Demarsan, and an appreciation from director John Woo
The Criterion DVD restores the film, which was originally cut by 40 minutes for its American release, to its full-length director's cut. Additionally, it features new interviews with Melville's assistant director Bernard Stora and friend and expert Rui Nogueira, rare archival interviews with the director and his cast, and a new introduction by filmmaker and Melville fan John Woo among its wealth of supplements. --Sean Axmaker --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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Tauting , provocative and sugestive thriller ; this monumental work still hasn't received the important place it deserves widely. Read morePublished on June 30 2004 by Hiram Gomez Pardo
"When men, even unknowingly, are to meet one day, whatever their diverging paths, they will inevitably come together in the red circle."
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"When men, even unknowingly, are to meet one day, whatever their diverging paths, they will inevitably come together in the red circle. Read morePublished on Nov. 21 2003 by Robin Simmons
The cold, slow-paced and existential treatment of this crime story comes from a different world, Melville's world, where darkness is pure enlightment.Published on Sept. 23 2003 by ilyushin
Riviting movie I was first made aware by 1/2 pg reviews in the n y times around jan 03 during its re release.. Read morePublished on Sept. 17 2003 by barry horwitz
Melville's films are all noted for their lack of dialogue. In fact one of his early films was called Silence of the Sea. Read morePublished on Aug. 18 2003 by Doug Anderson