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Title Diary of a country priest [(DVD) videorecording] = Journal d'un curé de campagne / L'Alliance Generale de Distribution Cinematographique presente ; un film de Robert Bresson ; directeur de la production, Robert Sussfeld ; direction générale, Leon Carre ; une production de L'Union Generale Cinematographique ; scénario, adaptation et réalisation de Robert Bresson.

Edition RSDL dual-layer edition.
Publication Info. [United States] : Criterion Collection, [2004]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Foreign Films  FRENCH DIA    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (115 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Criterion collection ; 222.
System Details DVD, Region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.; dual-layer.
Language French dialogue with optional English subtitles.
Cast Claude Laydu, Léon Arvel, Balpêtré, Jean Danet, Jeanne Étiévant, André Guibert, Bernard Hubrenne, Marie-Monique Arkell.
Credits Director of photography, Léonce-Henri Burel ; art director, Pierre Charbonnier ; editor, Paulette Robert ; original music, Jean-Jacques Grünenwald.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in France in 1950.
Based on the novel by Georges Bernanos.
Special features: audio commentary by film historian Peter Cowie; theatrical trailer; new and improved English subtitle translation; new high-definition digital transfer, with restored image and sound; essay by film critic Frédéric Bonnaud inserted in container.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary A new priest arrives in the French country village of Ambricourt to attend to his first parish. The rural congregation rejects him immediately. Through his country diary entries, the suffering young man relays a crisis of faith that threatens to drive him away from the village and God.
Subject Diaries -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Priests -- France -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Feature films.
Feature films France.
Motion pictures, French.
Added Author Bresson, Robert.
Sussfeld, Robert.
Carré, Léon.
Laydu, Claude.
Arvel, Léon, 1873-1956.
Balpetré, Antoine, 1898-1963.
Danet, Jean, 1924-2001.
Etiévant, Jeanne.
Guibert, André.
Hubrenne, Bernard.
Arkell, Marie-Monique.
Bernanos, Georges, 1888-1948. Journal d'un curé de campagne.
U.G.C. (Firm)
Alliance générale de distribution cinématographique.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Added Title Journal d'un curé de campagne
Note Title on disc label and container: Diary of a country priest
ISBN 0780027817
Standard No. 037429185520
Music No. DIA080 Criterion Collection
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