Item Details

A Nous la Liberté [videorecording]

Filmsonor présente un film de Réne Clair ; Janus Films
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
A satire on factory life centering on the activities of a couple of ex-prisoners, one of whom, an ambitious crook, becomes the boss of a large factory while the other, a sentimental old tramp, becomes a worker there. Eventually both discover that happiness and peace of mind cannot be bought with money and revert to their former life as vagabonds. This film inspired Charlie Chaplin's Modern times.
Director
Réne Clair; René Clair
Performers
Henri Marchand, Raymond Cordy, Rolla France, Paul Olivier.
Release Date
1931
Run Time
83 min.
Language
In French with optional English subtitles
Notes
  • "Janus Films."
  • Videodisc release of the 1931 motion picture.
  • Special features: deleted scenes; the 1924 short Entr'acte; 1998 interview with Bronja Clair; film historian David Robinson on the plagiarism lawsuit against Charlie Chaplin's Modern Times.
  • Classic Collection is a joint venture between Janus Films and Home Vision Cinema.
Related Title
Entr'acte.
Edition
RSDL dual-layer edition
Series
Criterion Collection
Classic Collection
Classic Collection (Chicago, Ill.)
Series Statement
Criterion collection ; 160
Criterion collection 160
ISBN
0780023102
Credits
Written and directed by René Clair ; photography, Georges Périnal ; music, Georges Auric.
Published
United States : Criterion Collection, [2002]
Publisher no.
NOU010 Criterion Collection
Related Resources
Internet Movie Database Summary and Reviews
Description
1 videodisc (83 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Dolby digital mono.; 1.33:1 aspect ratio.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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