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Title Z / Janus Films ; Valoria Films preśente une co-production Reganne Films (Paris), Office National pour le Commerce et l'Industrie Cineḿatographique (Alger) ; dialogue de Jorge Semprun ; film de Costa-Gavras
Edition Special édition
Published [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [2009]


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 MELB  791.4372 Cos/Zaa  DUE 17-04-23
Description 1 videodisc (127 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (11 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.)
Series The Criterion collection ; 491
Criterion collection ; 491
Summary A Greek pacifist leader is murdered at a rally. Despite the official police report of accidental death, a journalist's persistent questioning leads to a full-scale investigation, revealing corruption in high places
Notes Edition from container; series numbering from container spine
Based on the novel by Vassili Vassilikos
Originally produced as a French/Algerian motion picture in 1969
"Under exclusive license from Roissy Films"--Disc label
"Enhanced for 16:9 televisions"--Disc label
Booklet featuring an essay by critic Armond White (11 p. : ill. (some col.)) inserted in container
Special features: New, restored high-definition digital transfer, supervised and approved by cinematographer Raoul Coutard; Audio commentary featuring film historian Peter Cowie; New interviews with director Costa-Gavras and Coutard; Archival interviews with Costa-Gavras, Jacques Perrin, Pierre Dux, Yves Montand, Irene Papas, Jean-Louis Trintignant, and Vassilis Vassilikos, author of the book Z; theatrical trailer. New and improved English subtitle translation
Credits Director of photography, Raoul Coutard ; editing, Françoise Bonnot ; music, Mikis Theodorakis ; DVD producer, Abbey Lustgarten
Cast Yves Montand, Ireǹe Papas, Jean-Louis Trintignant, François Perier, Jacques Perrin, Charles Denner, Pierre Dux, Georges Geŕet, Bernard Fresson, Marcel Bozzufi, Julien Guiomar, Magali Noël, Renato Salvatori, Habib Reda, Clotilde Joanno, Maurice Baquet, Sid Ahmed Agoumi, Allel el Mouhib, Hassan Hassani, Geŕard Darrieu, Jean Bouise
Notes Rated: M. Contains: Violence
DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.66:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
In French with optional English subtitles
Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film and Best Film Editing; Academy Award Nominations for Best Director, Best Picture, and Best Adapted Screenplay; BAFTA Film Award for Film Music; Best Actor (Trintignant) and Jury Prize, Cannes Film Festival; Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Motion Picture; Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign-Language Foreign Film; National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Film
Available for Deakin University staff and students only
Subject Vasilikos, Vasilēs, 1934- -- Film adaptations.
Political crimes and offenses -- Greece -- Drama.
Assassination -- Investigation -- Greece -- Drama.
Journalists -- Greece -- Drama.
Genre/Form Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Detective and mystery films.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Feature films
Feature films
Foreign language films
Video recordings.
Author Coutard, Raoul.
Semprún, Jorge.
Costa-Gavras, 1933- director
Montand, Yves, 1921-1991, actor
Papas, Irene.
Trintignant, Jean-Louis.
Périer, François.
Perrin, Jacques, 1941- actor
Denner, Charles.
Dux, Pierre, 1908-1990, actor
Géret, Georges, 1924-1996, actor
Fresson, Bernard, 1931-2002, actor
Bozzuffi, Marcel, 1929-1988, actor
Guiomar, Julien, 1928-2010, actor
Noel, Magali, 1931-2015, actor
Salvatori, Renato.
Bonnot, Françoise, 1939- film editor
Theodorakis, Mikis.
Vasilikos, Vasilēs, 1934- Zēta
Baquet, Maurice, 1911-
Bouise, Jean.
Agoumi, Sid Ahmed.
Cowie, Peter.
White, Armond.
Valoria Films.
Reganne Films
Office national pour le commerce et l'industrie cinématographique.
Roissy Films (Firm)
Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN 9781604651904