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The Resource Le silence de la mer. : The silence of the sea, Janus Films ; Gaumont présente ; Melville Productions ; Pierre Braunberger présente ; producteur délégué, Marcel Cartier ; adaptation et réalisation de Jean-Pierre Melville

Le silence de la mer. : The silence of the sea, Janus Films ; Gaumont présente ; Melville Productions ; Pierre Braunberger présente ; producteur délégué, Marcel Cartier ; adaptation et réalisation de Jean-Pierre Melville

Label
Le silence de la mer. : The silence of the sea
Title
Le silence de la mer.
Title remainder
The silence of the sea
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; Gaumont présente ; Melville Productions ; Pierre Braunberger présente ; producteur délégué, Marcel Cartier ; adaptation et réalisation de Jean-Pierre Melville
Title variation
Silence of the sea
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Contributor
Actor
Cinematographer
Conductor
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Performer
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Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • ger
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • fre
Summary
1941. An idealistic, naive German officer in Nazi occupied France is assigned to the home of a middle-aged man and his grown niece. Their response to his presence - their only form of resistance - is complete silence
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Characteristic
videorecording
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Silence de la mer (Motion picture)
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Credits note
Director of photography, Henri Decae ; music, Edgar Bischoff ; Grand Orchestre des Concerts Colonne ; conductor, Paul Bonneau ; production director, Edmond Vaxelaire
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
[Not rated]
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Language note
In French and German with English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.S55 2015
PerformerNote
Howard Vernon, Nicole Stéphane, Jean-Marie Robain, Ami Aaröe, Georges Patrix, Denis Sadier
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  • 1917-1973
  • 1905-1990
  • 1914-1996
  • 1928-
  • 1925-
  • 1920-1992
  • 1902-1991
  • 1948-
  • 1919-1996
  • 1948-
  • 1938-
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  • Melville, Jean-Pierre
  • Braunberger, Pierre
  • Cartier, Marcel
  • Vernon, Howard
  • Stéphane, Nicole
  • Robain, Jean-Marie
  • Aaröe, Ami
  • Patrix, Georges
  • Sadier, Denis
  • Decae, Henri
  • Bischoff, Edgar
  • Bonneau, Paul
  • Vaxelaire, Edmond
  • Vercors
  • Vincendeau, Ginette
  • Chalais, François
  • O'Brien, Geoffrey
  • Nogueira, Rui
  • Orchestre des concerts Colonne
  • Janus Films
  • Gaumont (Firm)
  • Melville Productions
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
87
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
755
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Anti-Nazi movement
  • France
  • Soldiers
Technique
live action
Label
Le silence de la mer. : The silence of the sea, Janus Films ; Gaumont présente ; Melville Productions ; Pierre Braunberger présente ; producteur délégué, Marcel Cartier ; adaptation et réalisation de Jean-Pierre Melville
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • From the novel by Vercors (Jean Marcel Bruller)
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1949
  • Special features: Disc 2: 24 hours in the life of a clown (1946, Melville's seventeen-minute first film); Melville steps out of the shadows (2010, a 42-minute documentary about Le Silence De La Mer); Code name Melville (2008, a 76-minute documentary on Melville's time in the French Resistance and his films about it); Ginette Vincendeau (new interview with film scholar Ginette Vincendeau about the film); Cinépanorama (interview with Melville aired on the April 18, 1959 episode of the French television program Cinépanorama, conducted by François Chalais). Booklet includes essay "Stranger in the House" by critic Geoffrey O'Brien and a selection from Rui Nogueira's 1971 book Melville on Melville
Accompanying material
1 booklet (36 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • tdi
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
1606700
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
  • Two-DVD special edition.
  • Full screen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (87 minutes)
Isbn
9781604659870
Media category
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515145015
Other physical details
sound, black & white
Publisher number
  • CC2479DDVD
  • CC2479D
  • CC2479D-1
  • CC2479D-2
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1606700
  • (Sirsi) 1606700
  • (OCoLC)905120981
System details
DVD, NTSC region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital monaural
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Le silence de la mer. : The silence of the sea, Janus Films ; Gaumont présente ; Melville Productions ; Pierre Braunberger présente ; producteur délégué, Marcel Cartier ; adaptation et réalisation de Jean-Pierre Melville
Publication
Note
  • From the novel by Vercors (Jean Marcel Bruller)
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1949
  • Special features: Disc 2: 24 hours in the life of a clown (1946, Melville's seventeen-minute first film); Melville steps out of the shadows (2010, a 42-minute documentary about Le Silence De La Mer); Code name Melville (2008, a 76-minute documentary on Melville's time in the French Resistance and his films about it); Ginette Vincendeau (new interview with film scholar Ginette Vincendeau about the film); Cinépanorama (interview with Melville aired on the April 18, 1959 episode of the French television program Cinépanorama, conducted by François Chalais). Booklet includes essay "Stranger in the House" by critic Geoffrey O'Brien and a selection from Rui Nogueira's 1971 book Melville on Melville
Accompanying material
1 booklet (36 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • tdi
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
1606700
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
  • Two-DVD special edition.
  • Full screen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (87 minutes)
Isbn
9781604659870
Media category
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515145015
Other physical details
sound, black & white
Publisher number
  • CC2479DDVD
  • CC2479D
  • CC2479D-1
  • CC2479D-2
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1606700
  • (Sirsi) 1606700
  • (OCoLC)905120981
System details
DVD, NTSC region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital monaural
Video recording format
DVD

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