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Title La peau douce / Janus Films ; MK2 Diffusion ; scénario original de F. Truffaut et Jean-Louis Richard ; mise en scène, François Truffaut ; FIlms du Carrosse-SEDIF-SIMAR.

Publication Info. [Irvington, N.Y.] : the Criterion Collection, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  FOREIGN AD DVD SOFT    Check Shelf
Edition DVD special edition.
Description 1 videodisc (117 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 folded-out insert.
Physical Medium DVD video 4 3/4 in. rda
Description digital optical monaural Dolby Digital 1.0
NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1
Series Criterion collection ; 749
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 749.
System Details DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (1.66:1) presentation ; Dolby digital mono.
Cast Jean Desailly, Françoise Dorleac, Nelly Benedetti, Daniel Ceccaldi, Laurence Badie, Philippe Dumat, Paule Emanuele, Maurice Garrel, Sabine Haudepin, Dominique Lacarriere, Jean Lanier, Pierre Risch.
Credits Director of photography, Raoul Coutard ; music, Georges Delerue ; editor, Claudine Bouché.
Note DVD release of the 1964 motion picture.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary A celebrated literary scholar, seemingly happily married, embarks on an affair with a gorgeous stewardess, who is captivated by his charm and reputation. As their romance gets serious, the film grows anxious, leading to a wallop of a conclusion.
Note Special features: Commentary (features screenwriter Jean-Louis Richard and François Truffaut, scholar Serge Toubiana); The complexity of influence (video essay by filmmaker and critic Kent Jones details how director Alfred Hitchcock influenced Truffanut's filmmaking); Monsieur Truffaut meets Mr. Hitchcock (made by film historian Robert Fischer in 1999, 30-min. documentary tells the story behind director Truffaut's famous interview book Hitchcock, from Truffaut's presentation of the idea to filmmaker Alfred Hitchcok in 1962 to the book's publication four years later); Truffaut on The soft skin (excerpt from a December 1965 episode of the French television program Cinéastes de notre temps, Truffaut talks about the origin of the film, shooting its love scenes, and choreographing its finale); new English subtitles translation. Insert includes an essay by critic Molly Haskell.
Language In French, with optional subtitles in English.
Subject Adultery -- France -- Drama.
Intellectuals -- France -- Drama.
Flight attendants -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Drama.
Genre/Form Romance films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Feature films -- France.
Foreign language films -- French.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Truffaut, François, screenwriter, film director.
Richard, Jean-Louis, screenwriter.
Desailly, Jean, actor.
Dorléac, Françoise, actor.
Benedetti, Nelly, actor.
Ceccaldi, Daniel, 1927-2003 actor.
Badie, Laurence, actor.
Dumat, Philippe, 1925-2006, actor.
Emanuele, Paule, 1927- actor.
Garrel, Maurice, actor.
Haudepin, Sabine, 1955- actor.
Lacarrière, Dominique, actor.
Lanier, Jean, 1913-1999, actor.
Risch, Pierre, actor.
Coutard, Raoul, director of photography.
Delerue, Georges, 1925-1992, composer (expression)
Bouché, Claudine, editor of moving image work.
Toubiana, Serge, commentator.
Jones, Kent, 1964- filmmaker.
Fischer, Robert, 1954- filmmaker.
Haskell, Molly, writer of supplementary textual content.
Films du carrosse (Firm), production company.
S.E.D.I.F., production company.
Simar Films., production company.
Janus Films, film distributor.
MK2 Diffusion (Firm), film distributor.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Note English title from container: Soft skin
ISBN 9781604659634
Standard No. 715515141215
Music No. CC2455D The Criterion Collection
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