Criterion Collection: Army of Shadows

Criterion Collection: Army of Shadows

Lino Ventura
Director: Jean-Pierre Melville Cast: Lino Ventura
Lino Ventura
, Paul Meurisse
Paul Meurisse
, Jean-Pierre Cassel
Jean-Pierre Cassel
Jean-Pierre Melville

Blu-ray (Color)

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Overview

WWII tale of heroic French Resistance fighters battling the occupying Nazi forces. Vignettes include an escape from Gestapo headquarters, the execution of a traitor and the attempted rescue of a tortured comrade. Critically ignored in France when it first opened in 1969, the film was later rediscovered and hailed as a lost masterpiece, finally receiving a U.S. release in 2006. Lino Ventura, Paul Meurisse, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Simone Signoret, Claude Mann, and Christian Barbier co-star. Written and directed by Jean-Pierre Melville, who served in the French Resistance himself before becoming a filmmaker. ~ Jack Rodgers

Product Details

Release Date: 04/07/2020
UPC: 0715515244015
Original Release: 1969
Rating: NR
Source: Criterion
Region Code: A
Presentation: [Color]
Time: 2:25:00
Sales rank: 1,860

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Lino Ventura Gerbier
Paul Meurisse Luc
Jean-Pierre Cassel Jean-Francois
Simone Signoret Mathilde
Serge Reggiani Barber
Claude Mann Le Masque
Christian Barbier Le Bison
Alain Libolt Dounat
Paul Crauchet Felix
Alain Mottet Commander of the camp
Jean-Marie Robain Baron de Ferte-Talloire
Albert Michel Gendarm
Georges Sellier Colonel Jarret
Marco Perrin Octave Bonnafous
Hubert DeLapparent Aubert
Jeanne Perez Actor
Alain Dekock Legrain

Technical Credits
Jean-Pierre Melville Director,Screenwriter
Colette Baudot Costumes/Costume Designer
Françoise Bonnot Editor
Jacques Carrere Sound/Sound Designer
Eric De Marsan Score Composer
Jacques Dorfmann Producer
Pierre Lhomme Cinematographer
Théo Meurisse Art Director,Production Designer

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