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Title Cul-de-sac / [Michael Klinger and Tony Tenser present] ; original screenplay, Roman Polanski and Gérard Brach ; produced by Gene Gutowski ; directed by Roman Polanski ; Compton-Tekli Film Productions Limited.

Publication Info. [New York] : Criterion Collection, [2011]


Location Call No. Status
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Audio Visual  DVD CUL-DE-SAC    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  AD DVD CUL-DE-SAC    Check Shelf
Edition Director approved DVD special edition.
Description 1 videodisc (112 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.+ 1 booklet ([16] pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.).
Series Criterion Collection ; 577
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 577.
System Details DVD, region 1; widescreen (1.66:1) enhanced for 16:9 TVS, NTSC; Dolby Digital mono.
Cast Donald Pleasence, Françoise Dorléac, Lionel Stander, Jack MacGowran, William Franklyn, Robert Dorning, Marie Kean, Geoffrey Sumner, Renee Houston, Iain Quarrier, Jackie Bisset, Trevor Delaney.
Credits Music composed and conducted by Komeda ; director of photography, Gilbert Taylor ; editor, Alastair McIntyre.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1966.
A new restored high-definition digital transfer.
Summary A withdrawn couple's isolated house is infiltrated by a rude, burly American gangster on the run. The three engage in role-playing games of sexual and emotional humiliations. An evocative, claustrophobic, and morbidly funny tale of the modern world in chaos.
Note Special features: 'Two gangsters and an island': a 2003 making-of documentary; television interview with Polanski from 1967; theatrical trailers; booklet featuring an essay by film critic David Thompson.
Language Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Fugitives from justice -- England -- Holy Island (Island) -- Drama.
Spouses -- England -- Holy Island (Island) -- Drama.
Added Author Polanski, Roman. Screenwriter. Director.
Klinger, Michael, 1920-1989. Producer.
Tenser, Tony. Producer.
Gutowski, Gene. Producer.
Brach, Gérard. Screenwriter.
Pleasence, Donald. Actor.
Dorléac, Françoise. Actor.
Stander, Lionel. Actor.
MacGowran, Jack, 1918-1973. Actor.
Komeda, Krzysztof. Composer.
Compton-Tekli Film Productions.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN 9781604654509
Standard No. 715515084215
Music No. CC2032D Criterion Collection
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