Jules et Jim [videorecording] a film by François Truffaut.
Contributor(s): Truffaut, François [film director,, screenwriter.] | Gruault, Jean [screenwriter.] | Moreau, Jeanne [actor.] | Werner, Oskar [actor.] | Serre, Henri [actor.] | Roché, Henri Pierre. Jules et Jim | Films du carrosse (Firm) [production company.] | S.E.D.I.F [production company.] | Criterion Collection (Firm) [film distributor.]Material type: FilmLanguage: French Original language: French Series: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs): 693.Publisher: [Irvington, NY] : The Criterion Collection, c2014Edition: Dual-format editionDescription: 3 videodiscs (106 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 bookletOther title: Jules and JimUniform titles: Jules et Jim (Motion picture) Subject(s): Man-woman relationships -- Drama | Friendship -- Drama | Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Drama | Paris (France) -- DramaGenre/Form: New wave films. | Fiction films. | Feature films. | Film adaptations. | Drama. Online resources: View cover art
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Based on the novel by Henri Pierre Roché.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1962.
Booklet features an essay by critic John Powers, a 1981 piece by Truffaut on Roché, and script notes from Truffaut to Gruault.
Special features include: "Two audio commentaries: one featuring coscreenwriter Jean Grualt, longtime François Truffaut collaborator Suzanne Schiffman, editor Claudine Bouch́, and film scholar Annette Insdorf; the other featuring actor Jeanne Moreau and Truffaut biographer Serge Toubiana; Excerpts from The Key to 'Jules and Jim' (1985), a documentary about author Henri-Pierre Roché and the real life relationships that inspired the novel and film; Interviews with Grualt and cinematographer Raoul Coutard; Conversation between film scholars Robert Stam and Dudley Andrew; Excerpt from a 1965 episode of the French TV program 'Cinéastes de notre temps' dedicated to Truffaut; Segment from a 1969 episode of the French TV show 'L'invité du dimanche' featuring Truffaut, Moreau, and filmmaker Jean Renoir; Excerpts from Truffaut's first appearance on American television, a 1977 interview with New York Film Festival Director Richard Roud; Excerpts from a 1979 American Film Institute seminar given by Truffaut; Audio interview with Truffaut from 1980; Trailer"--Container.
DVD one: The film -- DVD two: The supplements -- Blu-ray: The film (with special features) .
Cinematographer, Raoul Coutard ; editor, Claudine Bouché ; music, Georges Delerue.
Jeanne Moreau, Oskar Werner, Henri Serre.
The relationship between two friends and the object of their mutual obsession played out over twenty-five years. Catherine, an alluring and willful woman, whose enigmatic smile and passionate nature lure Jules and Jim into a captivating romantic triangle.
"A film of rare beauty and charm."--Leonard Maltin
"An undisputed classic..."--New York Times
"A ...fabulistic narration...quaint, exhilarating whimsy... "--Entertainment Weekly
Hailed as one of the finest films ever made, it charts, over twenty-five years, the relationship between two friends and the object of their mutual obsession. The legendary Franȯis Truffaut directs, and Jeanne Moreau stars as the alluring and willful Catherine, whose enigmatic smile and passionate nature lure Jules and Jim into one of cinema's most captivating romantic triangles. An exuberant and poignant meditation on freedom, loyalty, and the fortitude of love.
DVD; region 1; widescreen (16:9, 2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono sound.
Blu-ray; region A; widescreen (16:9, 2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono sound; requires Blu-ray player.
New, restored 2K digital film transfer.
French dialogue; English subtitles.