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Title Z [(DVD) videorecording] / the Criterion Collection, Janus Films ; Valoria Films présente ; une co-production Reganne Films (Paris), Office National pour le Commerce et l'Industrie Cinématographique (Alger) ; dialogue de Jorge Semprun ; film de Costa-Gavras.

Edition Widescreen.
Publication Info. [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [2009]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Foreign Films  FRENCH Z    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (127 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Criterion collection ; 491
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 491.
System Details DVD, NTSC, Dolby Digital Mono.,16:9 widescreen presentation.
Language In French with optional English subtitles.
Cast Yves Montand, Irène Papas, Jean-Louis Trintignant, François Perier, Jacques Perrin.
Credits Director of photography, Raoul Coutard ; editing, Françoise Bonnot ; music, Mikis Theodorakis.
Note Based on the novel by Vassili Vassilikos.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1969.
[Special edition].
"This special edition features new, restored high-definition digital transfer, supervised and approved by cinematographer Raoul Coutard; audio commentary featuring film historian Peter Cowie; archival interviews with Costa-Gavras; producer-actor Jacques Perrin; actors, Pierre Dux, Yves Montand, Irene Papas, and Jean-Louis Trintignant; and Vassilis Vissilikos, author of the book Z"--Container.
Summary A Greek pacifist leader is murdered at a rally. Despite the official police report of accidental death, a journalist's persistent questioning leads to a full-scale investigation, revealing corruption in high places.
Awards Winner of two Academy Awards, including Best Foreign Film.
Subject Political crimes and offenses -- Greece -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Assassination -- Investigation -- Greece -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Journalists -- Greece -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Added Author Costa-Gavras, 1933-
Semprún, Jorge.
Montand, Yves, 1921-1991.
Papas, Irene.
Trintignant, Jean-Louis.
Vasilikos, Vasilēs, 1934- Zēta.
Valoria Films.
Reggane Films.
Office national pour le commerce et l'industrie cinématographique.
Janus Films.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Standard No. 715515049313
Music No. CC1848D Criterion Collection
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