A nous la liberté

DVD
Published 2002
Item Details
Summary:

A landmark film in early sound production this is a left-wing satirical comedy about two ex-convicts, one of whom works his way up from salesman to factory owner. He oversees a highly mechanised operation where the workers are reduced to mere automatons. Blackmailed over his past, he joins up with his old cellmate, and the pair take to the road as tramps. Frequently acknowledged as the inspiration for Chaplin's "Modern times"

ISBN:
037429147726
Publisher, Date:
[United States] : Criterion Collection, 2002.
Description:
1 videodisc (83 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Other Title:
Title on cassette label: René Clair's Ãђ nous la liberté
Entr'acte.
Notes:
Features: deleted scenes, Ent'acte (1924) the classic Surrealist short by Clair and artist Francis Picabia, 1998 video interview with Madame Bronja Clair, film historian David Robinson on the plagiarism lawsuit against Charlie Chaplin's Modern times.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1931.
Photography, Georges Perinal; production design, Lazare Meerson; music, Georges Auric.
Henri Marchand, Raymond Cordy, Rolla France, Paul Olivier, André Michand, Germaine Aussey, Jacques Shelly, Léon Lorin, William Burke, Vincent Hyspa.
DVD, Dolby digital mono.
For private home use only.
In French with optional English subtitles.
LCCN:
be2002003362
Publisher or Distributor Number:
NOU010
160
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