The Essential Jacques Demy (Blu-ray + DVD)

The Essential Jacques Demy (Blu-ray + DVD)

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Overview

This release from Criterion brings together a half-dozen films directed by Jacques Demy. Included is Bay of Angels, Umbrellas of Cherbourg, The Young Girls of Rochefort, Donkey Skin, and Une Chambre En Ville.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/22/2014
UPC: 0715515119016
Original Release: 0000
Source: Criterion Collection
Region Code: 1A
Presentation: [B&W, Wide Screen, Color]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Mono, Dolby Digital Surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time: 9:33:00
Sales rank: 12,372

Special Features

• New 2K digital restorations of all six films, with uncompressed monaural soundtracks on the Blu-rays of Lola and Bay of Angels and DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 and 2.0 surround soundtracks on the Blu-rays of The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, The Young Girls of Rochefort, Donkey Skin, and Une chambre en ville
• Two documentaries by filmmaker Agnès Varda: The World of Jacques Demy (1995) and The Young Girls Turn 25 (1993)
• Four short films by director Jacques Demy: Les horizons morts (1951), Le sabotier du Val de Loire (1956), Ars (1959), and La luxure (1962)
• Jacques Demy A to Z, a new visual essay by film critic James Quandt
• Two archival interviews from French television with Demy and composer Michel Legrand, one on The Umbrellas of Cherbourg and the other on The Young Girls of Rochefort
• French television interview from 1962 with actor Jeanne Moreau on the set of Bay of Angels
• Once Upon a Time . . . “The Umbrellas of Cherbourg,” a 2008 documentary
• French television program about the making of Donkey Skin
• “Donkey Skin” Illustrated, a video program on the many versions of Charles Perrault’s fairy tale
• “Donkey Skin” and the Thinkers, a video program on the themes of the film, featuring critic Camille Tabouley
• New video conversation with Demy biographer Jean-Pierre Berthomé and costume designer Jacqueline Moreau
• New interviews with author Marie Colmant and film scholar Rodney Hill
• Q&A with Demy from the 1987 Midnight Sun Film Festival, as well as an audio Q&A with him from the American Film Institute in 1971
• A rchival audio recordings of interviews with Demy, Legrand, and actor Catherine Deneuve at the National Film Theatre in London
• Interview with actor Anouk Aimée conducted by Varda in 2012
• Interview from 2012 with Varda on the origin of Lola’s song
• V ideo programs on the restorations of Lola, Bay of Angels, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, and Une chambre en ville
• Trailers
• New English subtitle translations
• S ix Blu-rays and seven DVDs, with all content available in both formats
• P LUS: A booklet featuring essays by critics Ginette Vincendeau, Terrence Rafferty, Jim Ridley, Jonathan Rosenbaum, Anne Duggan, and Geoff Andrew, and a postscript by Berthomé

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Essential Jacques Demy: Lola
1. Man In White [3:42]
2. Always Late [6:48]
3. Frankie And Lola [7:34]
4. Killing Time [5:55]
5. Chance Meeting [5:04]
6. Once A Dancer [5:11]
7. Cécile And Frankie [2:31]
8. "It's Me, Lola" [3:52]
9. Wanted, Not Wanted [5:52]
10. Memories Of Michel [5:59]
11. Change Of Plans [4:10]
12. Nobody Special [7:07]
13. Carnival Ride [3:58]
14. Dinner With Roland [6:39]
15. Leaving Town [7:52]
16. Love Returns [6:23]
1. Color Bars [:20]
Disc #2 -- The Essential Jacques Demy: Bay of Angels
1. Playing On The Sly [5:18]
2. Kicked Out [4:30]
3. Minimum, Maximum [6:25]
4. To The Riviera [4:44]
5. Thirteen [6:17]
6. Life's Tricks [3:42]
7. Opulent Lifestyle [3:32]
8. Winning Feeling [6:08]
9. A Place To Stay [5:22]
10. Back To Paris [6:18]
11. Hustler's Luck [6:59]
12. The High Life [5:25]
13. Unlucky Night [5:39]
14. Lies And Apologies [7:42]
15. Too Late [6:16]
1. Color Bars [:20]
Disc #3 -- The Essential Jacques Demy: the Umbrellas of Cherbourg
1. Quitting Time [10:30]
2. A Special Night [4:46]
3. Money Problems [5:22]
4. Help From A Stranger [7:46]
5. Two Years [9:38]
6. Saying Good-Bye [4:28]
7. No Word From Guy [5:04]
8. A Proposal [7:37]
9. A Letter [2:36]
10. Carnival [6:32]
11. A Wedding [3:13]
12. Guy Returns [4:55]
13. In A Bad Way [9:17]
14. A New Love [3:11]
15. A Snowy Night [7:02]
1. Color Bars [:20]
Disc #4 -- The Essential Jacques Demy: the Young Girls of Rochefort
1. The Garnier Twins [14:11]
2. Feminine Ideal [8:18]
3. A Friendly Breakup [5:42]
4. Couple Of Carnies [4:03]
5. That "Dream Man" Look [4:16]
6. Monsieur Dame [7:11]
7. Crazy For A Girl [4:56]
8. Sailors, Lovers, And Friends [4:46]
9. A Secret Passion [9:35]
10. In Love With A Tourist [3:39]
11. Jules And Jim [7:43]
12. Woman Cut In Pieces [5:09]
13. Old Friends [8:57]
14. Dinner Party [4:13]
15. Showtime [4:31]
16. Always The Same Refrain [3:55]
17. Bound For Paris [6:31]
18. Crossed Paths [4:51]
19. End Credits [10:47]
1. Color Bars [:20]
Disc #5 -- The Essential Jacques Demy: Donkey Skin
1. A Happy King [7:02]
2. Search For A New Queen [6:10]
3. A Proposal [4:06]
4. A Fairy Godmother's Advice [4:59]
5. An Impossible Demand [7:23]
6. Escape By Moonlight [6:50]
7. A Princess's Hideout [5:50]
8. Preparing For The Prince [3:08]
9. Love's Path [8:09]
10. The Cats And Birds Ball [6:59]
11. A Love Cake [7:52]
12. Dreaming Together [4:34]
13. A Golden Ring [12:01]
14. A Royal Wedding [2:59]
15. End Credits [1:58]
1. Color Bars [:20]
Disc #6 -- The Essential Jacques Demy: une Chambre en Ville
1. Strike In The Streets [5:41]
2. Different Worlds [6:29]
3. A Daughter's Woes [10:03]
4. Negotiations [5:32]
5. Fortunes [5:35]
6. Alone, Not Alone [6:55]
7. Suspicions And Threats [6:49]
8. Looking For Someone [4:10]
9. Passion Or Obsession [10:19]
10. "Just Like Your Father" [3:20]
11. Bad News [4:11]
12. Mine, Forever [3:55]
13. House Of Memories [7:52]
14. Violette's Revenge [:40]
15. Together In Death [6:17]
1. Color Bars [:20]
1. Artifice/Autobiography [4:28]
2. Bresson [5:49]
3. Cocteau [1:40]
4. Death [2:24]
5. The Eternal Return [3:58]
6. La Foule/La Famille [3:18]
7. Godard [1:25]
8. Happy Endings [2:32]
9. Influence [:51]
10. Johnny Guitar [1:39]
11. Kelly [1:14]
12. Legrand [1:05]
13. Mirrors [1:19]
14. Noir Et Blanc [3:51]
15. Ophuls [1:51]
16. Paintings [3:05]
17. Queer [:56]
18. Resnais [2:59]
19. Symmetry [2:48]
20. Time [3:01]
21. Une Chambre En Ville [4:14]
22. Varda [1:58]
23. Work [:57]
24. X [1:36]
25. The Young Girls Of Rochefort [:47]
26. Ziegfeld Follies [:34]
27. Chapter 27 [:30]
Disc #7 -- The Essential Jacques Demy: The World Of Jacques Demy/The Young Girls Turn 25
1. Lola [8:50]
2. Trois Places Pour Le 26 [6:28]
3. Donkey Skin [8:39]
4. A Slightly Pregnant Man [2:55]
5. Childhood [3:50]
6. Une Chambre En Ville [11:23]
7. Early Film Work [6:55]
8. The Umbrellas Of Cherbourg [6:54]
9. Model Shop [6:52]
10. The Pied Piper [5:34]
11. Parking [2:37]
12. Bay Of Angels [4:13]
13. Lady Oscar [4:22]
14. La Naissance Du Jour [1:19]
15. The Young Girls Of Rochefort [3:18]
16. A Fan's Letter [7:17]
1. Return To Rochefort [10:42]
2. Dream Cast [20:25]
3. Memories Of The Shoot [8:27]
4. Demy On Set [14:36]
5. Take After Take [12:37]

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