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Combat dans l'île
     

Le Combat dans l'île

Director: Alain Cavalier, Romy Schneider, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Henri Serre

Cast: Alain Cavalier, Romy Schneider, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Henri Serre

 
The political overtones in this action-oriented drama may be a little murky outside of its time and place, yet the story is well told. Clement (Jean-Louis Tritignant) is a right-wing rabblerouser married to aspiring young actress Anne (Romy Schneider). He belongs to an underground terrorist group determined to spread chaos among the Western nations in order to

Overview

The political overtones in this action-oriented drama may be a little murky outside of its time and place, yet the story is well told. Clement (Jean-Louis Tritignant) is a right-wing rabblerouser married to aspiring young actress Anne (Romy Schneider). He belongs to an underground terrorist group determined to spread chaos among the Western nations in order to eventually gain political control and then expand their activities. At the moment, he is taking part in an assassination scheme aimed at a major labor leader that ultimately fails because of an informer. Clement takes off to find the culprit, leaving Anne in the care of his supposed friend Paul (Henri Serre). That turns out to be a mistake on several different counts.

Product Details

Release Date:
06/22/2010
UPC:
0795975112635
Original Release:
1961
Source:
Zeitgeist Films
Region Code:
1
Time:
1:44:00

Special Features

Gorgeous New High-Definition transfer, supervised by cinematographer Pierre Lhomme; "France 1961": a 2010 short film by Alan Cavalier, created especially for this release; Rare behind-the-scenes photos, including images from the archive of Louis Malle; Exclusive booklet with text by Pierre Lhomme and a new essay by film critic Elliott Stein

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Combat dans l'Ile
1. Conspirators [9:00]
2. The Device [4:20]
3. Anne and Clément [3:44]
4. The Hunting Club [7:11]
5. Target on Terrasse [7:36]
6. The Blood Pact [5:08]
7. Murderers Among Us [5:58]
8. A Condemned Man [8:36]
9. Cécile's Devotion [5:27]
10. The Ideal Woman [6:59]
11. The End of the Chase [6:23]
12. The Restoroute [6:21]
13. Clément Returns [14:45]
14. Battle on the Island [12:45]

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