Jean Gremillon during Occupation

Jean Gremillon during Occupation

Director: Jean Grémillon

Cast: Jean Gabin, Jean Debucourt

     
 
Scarcely known beyond the boundaries of his native France, Jean Grémillon curiously began his career as a classical violinist, but then transitioned to film directing across a broad spectrum of styles and forms. Three of Grémillon's most intriguing films emerged during the Nazi occupation of France, and appear back to back in this set from the Criterion Collection

Overview

Scarcely known beyond the boundaries of his native France, Jean Grémillon curiously began his career as a classical violinist, but then transitioned to film directing across a broad spectrum of styles and forms. Three of Grémillon's most intriguing films emerged during the Nazi occupation of France, and appear back to back in this set from the Criterion Collection Eclipse series. It begins with the 1941 Remorques, with Jean Gabin as a tugboat captain torn between his beloved wife and the sensual lure of a mystery woman who emerges during a heroic mission. Next up is the 1943 Lumière d'été, about two women and three men whose romantic intrigues regress into hostility and violence. Finally, the 1944 Le Ciel est à vous stars Madeleine Renaud as a housewife and mother who begins a fantastic career as a long-distance aviatrix.

Product Details

Release Date:
07/24/2012
UPC:
0715515097215
Source:
Criterion
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[B&W, Full Frame]
Time:
5:01:00
Sales rank:
42,105

Cast & Crew

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Jean Gremillon During the Occupation - Remorques
1. A Sailor's Marriage [9:50]
2. SOS [8:47]
3. To the Rescue [12:04]
4. The Other End of the Line [5:58]
5. A Dirty Trick [5:09]
6. Playing the Fool [8:12]
7. Business and Feelings [4:00]
8. A House by the Sea [9:31]
9. André's Promise [6:13]
10. Aimée [7:38]
11. Impossible [7:08]
Disc #2 -- Jean Grimillon During the Occupation - Lumière D'Été
1. The Guardian Angel [12:31]
2. A Mistake [3:20]
3. Jealousy [7:15]
4. Roland Arrives [7:26]
5. Blasting Area [3:53]
6. Patrice's Offer [5:35]
7. The Cricket [4:41]
8. Cabrière [6:15]
9. Pantomime [11:17]
10. "I Need to Ask a Favor" [6:43]
11. Good-bye [4:37]
12. Masquerade Ball [17:24]
13. Hamlet Drives the Carriage [6:44]
14. Michèle's Portrait [7:15]
15. The Truth [5:03]
Disc #3 -- Jean Grimillon During the Occupation - Le Ciel Est à Vous
1. Moving Day [12:31]
2. A Job Offer [4:28]
3. "The Time of Lilacs and Roses" [3:29]
4. Grand Opening [6:12]
5. Limoges? [4:30]
6. The Boss Is Out [3:09]
7. "What a Surprise" [7:48]
8. First Flight [5:15]
9. Obsessions [6:05]
10. Shared Dream [4:00]
11. Maulette [3:43]
12. Jacqueline's Piano [4:49]
13. A Record-Breaking Attempt [3:37]
14. Takeoff [3:14]
15. Cured [4:15]
16. Proof of Love [4:26]
17. The Wait [3:16]
18. "Where's Thérèse?" [9:37]
19. Three Thousand Miles [5:55]
20. Highest Praise [6:43]

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