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The Resource Le feu follet : The fire within, Janus Films ; Lux Compagnie cinématographique de France ; une production des Nouvelles Editions de Films ; directeur de production, Alain Queffelean ; [written and directed by] Louis Malle, (DVD)

Le feu follet : The fire within, Janus Films ; Lux Compagnie cinématographique de France ; une production des Nouvelles Editions de Films ; directeur de production, Alain Queffelean ; [written and directed by] Louis Malle, (DVD)

Label
Le feu follet : The fire within
Title
Le feu follet
Title remainder
The fire within
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; Lux Compagnie cinématographique de France ; une production des Nouvelles Editions de Films ; directeur de production, Alain Queffelean ; [written and directed by] Louis Malle
Title variation
Fire within
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Cinematographer
Director
Editor
Production personnel
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • fre
Summary
Alain Leroy is a self-destructive writer who is enduring a treatment in a private hospital because of his alcoholism. The doctor only sees the surface problem and declares it time for Alain to leave the hospital. Alain resolves to commit suicide, but first he goes to Paris and tries to reconnect with some old friends
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Ghislain Cloquet ; editor, Suzanne Baron ; production designer, Bernard Evein
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
In French with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1995.9.M45
LC item number
F48 2008
PerformerNote
Maurice Ronet, Lena Skerla, Yvonne Clech, Alexandra Stewart, Jeanne Moreau
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1932-1995
  • 1927-1983
  • 1920-
  • 1928-
  • 1893-1945
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Queffelean, Alain
  • Malle, Louis
  • Ronet, Maurice
  • Skerla, Léna
  • Clech, Yvonne
  • Stewart, Alexandra
  • Moreau, Jeanne
  • Cloquet, Ghislain
  • Baron, Suzanne
  • Evein, Bernard
  • Drieu La Rochelle, Pierre
  • Janus Films
  • Lux Compagnie cinématographique de France
  • Nouvelles éditions de films (Firm)
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
108
Series statement
The Criterion Collection
Series volume
430
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Depressed persons
  • Alcoholics
  • Suicide
  • Friendship
  • France
  • Depressed persons
  • Alcoholics
  • Suicide
  • Friendship
  • France
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Le feu follet : The fire within, Janus Films ; Lux Compagnie cinématographique de France ; une production des Nouvelles Editions de Films ; directeur de production, Alain Queffelean ; [written and directed by] Louis Malle, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1963
  • Based on the book 'Le feu follet' by Pierre Drieu La Rochelle
  • Special features: Archival interviews with director Louis Malle and actor Maurice Ronet; "Malle's Fire within:" a new video program featuring interviews with actor Alexandra Stewart and filmmakers Philippe Collin and Volker Schlöndorff; "Jusqu'au 23 juillet:" a 2005 documentary short about the film and its source novel, Le feu follet, by Pierre Drieu La Rochelle, featuring actor Mathieu Amalric, writer Didier Daeninckx, and Cannes festival curator Pierre-Henri Deleau; booklet features new essays by critic Michel Ciment and film historian Peter Cowie
Accompanying material
1 booklet (19 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
  • a377468
  • ocn213098638
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (108 min.)
Isbn
9781604650389
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515029520
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1750D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)213098638
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.66:1, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., restored High-Definition digital transfer, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Le feu follet : The fire within, Janus Films ; Lux Compagnie cinématographique de France ; une production des Nouvelles Editions de Films ; directeur de production, Alain Queffelean ; [written and directed by] Louis Malle, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1963
  • Based on the book 'Le feu follet' by Pierre Drieu La Rochelle
  • Special features: Archival interviews with director Louis Malle and actor Maurice Ronet; "Malle's Fire within:" a new video program featuring interviews with actor Alexandra Stewart and filmmakers Philippe Collin and Volker Schlöndorff; "Jusqu'au 23 juillet:" a 2005 documentary short about the film and its source novel, Le feu follet, by Pierre Drieu La Rochelle, featuring actor Mathieu Amalric, writer Didier Daeninckx, and Cannes festival curator Pierre-Henri Deleau; booklet features new essays by critic Michel Ciment and film historian Peter Cowie
Accompanying material
1 booklet (19 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
  • a377468
  • ocn213098638
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (108 min.)
Isbn
9781604650389
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515029520
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC1750D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)213098638
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.66:1, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., restored High-Definition digital transfer, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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