My Favorite Season

My Favorite Season

DVD (Letterbox / Dolby 5.1 / Stereo)

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Overview

This Fox Lorber DVD release of the exquisite My Favorite Season is far from perfect, but at least this complex and fascinating movie is available for home viewing in the digital format. André Téchiné is famous for employing extended tracking shots in his pictures, and the cinematography of Thierry Arbogast (renowned for shooting most of Luc Besson's features) is exceptionally beautiful. Their work is presented in a clean widescreen transfer, but since it wasn't done using the superior anamorphic process, there are some moments of image pixilation (in plain English: the televised image breaks up on occasion). Thankfully, this doesn't detract from the enjoyment of this rich and somewhat unsettling drama. A movie that deals with family and the natural (but potentially unsettling and harmful) bonds that exist between siblings, My Favorite Season merits multiple viewings, and whatever the disc's flaws, it's good to have this Fox Lorber DVD release.

Product Details

Release Date: 01/14/1998
UPC: 0720917050102
Original Release: 1993
Rating: NR
Source: Fox Lorber
Presentation: [Letterbox]
Sound: [Dolby Digital, stereo]
Time: 2:02:00

Special Features

Filmographies; Theatrical trailer

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Catherine Deneuve Emilie
Daniel Auteuil Antoine
Marthe Villalonga Berthe
Jean-Pierre Bouvier Bruno
Chiara Mastroianni Anne
Carmen Chaplin Khadija
Ingrid Caven Woman at bar
Michèle Moretti Manager of Home
Jacques Nolot Man at Cemetery
Bruno Todeschini Man at Hospital
Jean Bousquet Emilie's Father
Roschdy Zem Medhi

Technical Credits
André Téchiné Director,Screenwriter
Thierry Arbogast Cinematographer
Denis Bergonhe Asst. Director
Pascal Bonitzer Screenwriter
Claire Fraisse Costumes/Costume Designer
Cedric Gerard Makeup
Martine Giordano Editor
Philippe Hubin Special Effects
Alain Sarde Producer
Philippe Sarde Score Composer

Scene Index

Side #1 --
0. Chapters
1. Departure [2:23]
2. One False Step [10:05]
3. The Next Step [34:39]
4. Return [34:17]

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