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Le Combat dans l'île

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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 ...
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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.
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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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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/22/2010
  • UPC: 795975112635
  • Original Release: 1961
  • Source: Zeitgeist Films
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Subtitled / B&W
  • Time: 1:44:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 56,426

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Romy Schneider Anne
Jean-Louis Trintignant Clement
Henri Serre Paul
Technical Credits
Alain Cavalier Director, Screenwriter
Bernard Evein Production Designer
Pierre Gillette Editor
Pierre Lhomme Cinematographer
Jean-Paul Rappeneau Screenwriter
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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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Menu

Disc #1 -- Combat dans l'Ile
   Play the Movie
   Chapters
   Subtitles
      English Subtitles: On
      English Subtitles: Off
   Extras
      France 1961
         Play
         Subtitles
            Subtitles: On
            Subtitles: Off
      Behind-The-Scenes Photos
         Begin
      French Cinema Trailers
         Regular Lovers
         Irma Vep
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