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Uniform Title Vivre sa vie (Motion picture)
Title Vivre sa vie [videorecording] : film en douze tableaux / [Films de la Pléaide ; Pathé Consortium Cinéma ; written and directed by Jean Luc Godard ; produced by Pierre Braunberger].
Published [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, c2010.
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 Music & Media - Circulating Videos  PN1997 .V587 2010    IN LIBRARY
Description 1 videodisc (83 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 guide (39 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.)
Series Criterion collection ; 512
Criterion collection ; 512.
Credits Cinematography, Raoul Coutard ; editor, Agnès Guillemot ; sound, Guy Villette ; costume, Christiane Fageol ; music, Michel Legrand.
Note Based on the book "Où en est la postitution", by Marcel Sacotte.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1962.
Special features: Audio commentary featuring film scholar Adrian Martin; Video interview with film scholar Jean Narboni, conducted by historian Noël Simsolo; Television interview from 1962 with actress Anna Karina; Excerpts from a 1961 French television exposé on prostitution; Illustrated essay on La prostitution, the book that served as inspiration for the film; Stills gallery; director Jean-Luc Godard's original theatrical trailer. Booklet. Godard's original scenario from 1962; "The lost girl" essay by critic Michael Atkinson; "Godard on Vivre sa vie", interviews with Godard; "An audacious experiment: the soundtrack of Vivre sa vie" by Jean Collet.
System Reqs DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono.
Cast Anna Karina, Sady Rebbot, André Labarthe, G. Schlumberger, Gérard Hoffman, Monique Messine, Paul Pavel, Dimitri Dineff, Peter Kassowitz, E. Schlumberger, Brice Parain, Henri Atal, Gilles Quéant, Odile Geoffroy, Marcel Charton, Jack Florency.
Summary Follows Nana, a young Parisian who aspires to be an actress, but a downward spiral forces her into prostitution.
Awards Venice Film Festival, Pasinetti Award, 1962
Venice Film Festival, Special Jury Prize, 1962
Language French dialogue with optional English subtitles.
Subject Prostitution -- France -- Paris -- Drama.
Genre New wave films.
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Feature films France.
Related Names Godard, Jean-Luc, 1930- Screenwriter. Director.
Braunberger, Pierre, 1905-1990. Producer.
Karina, Anna, 1940- Actor.
Rebbot, Sady, 1935-1994. Actor.
Labarthe, André S. Actor.
Schlumberger, G. (Guylaine) Actor.
Hoffman, Gerard. Actor.
Messine, Monique, 1940-2003. Actor.
Pavel, Paul, 1920- Actor.
Parain, Brice, 1897-1971. Actor.
Quéant, Gilles. Actor.
Coutard, Raoul. Cinematographer.
Guillemot, Agnès, 1931- Film editor.
Villette, Guy, 1917-1991. Sound designer.
Legrand, Michel, 1932- Composer.
Martin, Adrian, 1959- Commentator.
Narboni, Jean. Interviewee.
Simsolo, Noël. Interviewer.
Sacotte, Marcel. Où en est la prostitution.
Atkinson, Michael, 1962- Lost girl.
Collet, Jean, 1932- Audacious experiment.
Films de la Pléiade (Firm)
Pathé Consortium Cinéma.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Note English title: My life to live: a film in twelve tableaux
ISBN 9781604652697
Standard # 715515057110
Publisher # CC1880 The Criterion Collection
OCLC number 526767507