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Title La promesse [(DVD) videorecording] / produced by Luc Dardenne and Hassen Daldoul ; written and directed by Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne.

Publication Info. [United States] : Criterion Collection, 2012.
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Foreign Films  FRENCH PRO    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (unpaged : color illustrations ; 19 cm)
Series Criterion collection ; 620.
System Details DVD ; widescreen (1.66:1) presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Language In French, with optional subtitles in English.
Cast Jérémie Renier, Olivier Gourmet.
Credits Cinematographers, Alain Marcoen, Benoít Dervaux ; editor, Marie-Hélène Dozo ; music, Jean-Marie Billy, Denis M'Punga.
Note DVD release of the 1996 motion picture.
Production notes and commentary in booklet.
Special features: Conversation between film critic Scott Foundas and filmmakers Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne ; new interview with actors Jérémie Renier and Olivier Gourmet ; trailer ; new English subtitle translation ; booklet featuring an essay by film critic Kent Jones.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary The breakthrough feature from Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne. The brothers brought their unerring eye for detail and their compassion for those on society's lowest rungs developed in their earlier documentary work to an absorbing drama about a teenager who is gradually coming to understand the implications of his father making a living off of illegal alien workers.
Subject Father and child -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Illegal aliens -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Local Subject DVDS.S
FOREIGN FILMS (FRENCH), VIDEODISCS.
Genre Fiction films Belgium.
Motion pictures, French.
Feature films.
Added Author Daldoul, Hassen.
Dardenne, Jean-Pierre, 1951-
Dardenne, Luc, 1954-
Renier, Jérémie.
Gourmet, Olivier.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Added Title La promesse
ISBN 9781604656169
Standard No. 715515097413
Music No. 10737168
CC2169DDVD The Criterion Collection
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