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Title La double vie de Veronique [(DVD) videorecording] = The double life of Veronique / Leonardo de la Fuente presente ; une production Sideral Productions, Le Studio Canal + ; en co-production avec Tor Production ; et avec Norsk Film ; scenario, Krzysztof Kieślowski, Krzysztof Piesiewicz ; realise par Krzystztof Kieślowski.

Publication Info. [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [2006]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult DVD Foreign Films  POLISH DOU    DUE 04-26-24
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Description 2 videodiscs (97 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (57 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm)
Series Criterion collection ; 359.
System Details DVD, region 1; Dolby digital stereo.; widescreen format (1.66:1); high definition digital.
Language In Polish & French, with optional English subtitles.
Cast Irene Jacob, Philippe Volter, Sandrine Dumas.
Credits Director of photography, Sławomir Idziak ; editing, Jacques Witta ; original music by Zbigniew Preisner.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1991.
"Enhanced for 16:9 widescreen TVs" -- Container.
Special features (disc 1): optional audio commentary by film scholar Annette Insdorf; U.S. ending; 3 short documentary films by Kieślowski ("Factory", 1970 ; "Hospital", 1976; "Railway station", 1980); "The musicians" (1958), a short documentary film by Kazimierz Karabasz (Kieślowski's teacher).
Special features (disc 2): "Kieślowski - dialogue" documentary film (about the making of the film, 1991, 53 min.); "1966-1988 : Kieślowski, cinéaste Polonais" documentary film (about Kieślowski's early directorial career in Poland, 2005, 31 min.); new video interviews with cinematographer Sławomir Idziak (24 min.), composer Zbigniew Preisner (21 min.) & actress Irène Jacob (17 min.).
Booklet includes essays by Jonathan Romney ("Through the looking glass"), Slavoj Žižek ("The forced choice of freedom"), Peter Cowie ("Kieślowski's muse"), & Krzysztof Kieślowski ("Pure emotions : The double life of Véronique'", excerpted from the book "Kieślowski on Kieślowski").
For specific features see interactive menu.
Summary Weronika is a Polish choir soprano, and her double, Véronique, is a French music teacher. Though they are unknown to each other, the two women share an enigmatic, purely emotional bond.
Subject Women -- Drama.
Feature films -- Poland.
Polish language materials.
Genre Feature films.
Polish language materials.
Added Author Fuente, Leonardo de la.
Kieślowski, Krzysztof, 1941-1996.
Piesiewicz, Krzysztof, 1945-
Jacob, Irène.
Volter, Philippe.
Dumas Brekke, Sandrine.
Idziak, Slawomir.
Preisner, Zbigniew.
Insdorf, Annette.
Karabasz, Kazimierz.
Romney, Jonathan.
Žižek, Slavoj.
Cowie, Peter.
Sidéral Productions.
Studio Canal+.
Zespół Filmowy TOR.
Norsk Film AS.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Added Title Double life of Véronique
Double vie de Veronique
Railway station.
Kieślowski - dialogue.
1966-1988 : Kieślowski, cinéaste Polonais.
Through the looking glass.
Forced choice of freedom.
Kieślowski's muse.
Pure emotions : The double life of Véronique.
ISBN 1934121053
Standard No. 715515020725
Music No. CC1657D Criterion Collection
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