After thirty years together, a village gardener and his wife find themselves contemplating how to do away with each other, with the former even planning how he'll negotiate his eventual criminal trial.
2 videodiscs (85 minutes) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 inches.
video file DVD video region 1
Target Audience Note:
Canadian Home Video Rating: NR.
Title from container.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1951.
Special features: new interview with filmmaker Olivier Assayas on director Sacha Guitry's influence on French cinema; On life on-screen: miseries and splendour of a monarch, a 60-minute documentary from 2010 on the collaboration of Guitry and Michel Simon; an essay by film scholar Ginette Vincendeau and a 1957 obituary for guitry by François Truffaut.
Germaine Reuver, Michel Simon, Jean Debucourt, Jacques Varennes.
For private home use only.
French dialogue ; English subtitles.
Publisher or Distributor Number:
Criterion collection ; 891
Criterion collection ; 891 DVD.
Subjects:Married people -- France -- Fiction.
Murder -- France -- Fiction.
Dark comedy films.
Motion pictures, French.
Other Authors:Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Debucourt, Jean, 1894-1958, actor.
Gaumont (Firm), presenter.
Guitry, Sacha, 1885-1957, film director.
Reuver, Germaine, 1885-1953, actor.
Simon, Michel, 1895-1975, actor.
Varennes, Jacques, 1894-1958, actor.