Item Details

Le Cercle Rouge [videorecording]: Red Circle

Euro International Films ; Les Films Corona ; Rialto Pictures ; producer, Robert Dorfmann ; written and directed by Jean-Pierre Melville
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
A master thief is fresh out of prison. But instead of toeing the line, he finds his steps leading back to the shadowy world of crime. He, a notorious escapee, and an alcoholic ex-cop plan a jewel heist, while being pursued by a police superintendent.
Director
Jean-Pierre Melville
Performers
Alain Delon, Andre Bourvil, Gian Maria Volante, Yves Montand, Paul Crauchet, Francois Perier.
Release Date
1970
Run Time
140 min.
Language
French dialogue, English subtitles
Rating
MPAA rating: Not rated
Notes
  • Videodisc release of a 1970 motion picture production.
  • Special features: Newly restored, uncut version enhanced for widescreen televisions; excerpts from "Cineastes de notre temps: Jean Pierre Melville"; new video interviews with the author of Melville on Melville, Rui Nogueira, and assistant director Bernard Stora; 30 minutes of archival footage; original theatrical trailers; production and publicity stills; poster gallery; 24 page booklet.
Variant Title
Red circle
Edition
Special ed
RSDL dual-layer ed
Series
Criterion Collection
Series Statement
Criterion collection 218
ISBN
0780027663, 9780780027664
Credits
Cinematography, Henri Decae ; editors, Marie-Sophie Dubus, Jean-Pierre Melville ; music, Éric Demarsan ; production designer, Théobald Meurisse.
Published
[United States] : Criterion Collection : Distributed by Studio Canal : Home Vision Entertainment, 2003.
Publisher no.
RED210 Criterion
Related Resources
Internet Movie Database Summary and Reviews
Description
2 videodiscs (140 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, Region 1 encoding, Widescreen presentation, Dolby Digital mono ; RSDL dual-layer ed.
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