Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles

Evokes a sense of impending doom, the daily domestic routine of a middle-aged widow. Her chores include making the beds, cooking dinner for her grown son, and turning the occasional trick. Her life is beginning to break down.

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Corporate Authors: Janus Films., Paradise Films., Helene Films. Unité Trois., Criterion Collection (Firm)
Other Authors: Mangolte, Babette. (Cinematographer), Akerman, Chantal. (Director, Screenwriter), Paul, Evelyn. (Producer), Jenart, Corinne. (Producer), Seyrig, Delphine, 1932-1990. (Actor), Decorte, Jan. (Actor), Storck, Henri. (Actor), Doniol-Valcroze, Jacques. (Actor), Bical, Yves. (Actor), Frey, Sami, 1937- (Cinematographer), Margulies, Ivone.
Format: Movie DVD
Language:French
English
Published: [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, [2009]
Edition:Director-approved special ed., widescreen.
Series:Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 484.
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Summary:Evokes a sense of impending doom, the daily domestic routine of a middle-aged widow. Her chores include making the beds, cooking dinner for her grown son, and turning the occasional trick. Her life is beginning to break down.
Language Notes:French dialogue with optional English subtitles.
General Notes:Originally released as a motion picture in 1975.
Special features: Disc 1. Restored digital transfer, supervised and approved by director Chantal Akerman. Disc 2. "Autour de Jeanne Dielman:" a 69-minute documentary shot by actor Sami Frey and edited by Agnes Ravez and Akerman, made during the filming; "Chantal Akerman : on Jeanne Dielman" interview with Chantal Akerman; "Chantal Akerman on filmmaking" exerpted from a 1997 episode of the French television program Cinéma de notre temps; "Chantal Akerman and Delphine Seyrig" segment from the 1976 French television program Les rendez-vous du dimanche where Akerman and Seyrig discuss their work on Jeanne Dielman; "Babette Mangolte" interview with cinematographer Babette Mangolte; "Natalia Akerman" interview with Chantal Akerman's mother; "Saute ma ville" short film directed by and starring Chantal Akerman. Booklet: "A matter of time" by film scholar Ivone Marguilies.
Physical Description:2 videodiscs (201 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([16] p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm.)
Credits:Editor, Patricia Canino ; sound editor, Alain Marchal ; art direction, Philippe Graff.
Performer:Delphine Seyrig, Jan Decorte, Henri Storck, Jacques Doniol-Valcroze, Yves Bical.
System Details:DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (1.66:1) presentation; Dolby Digital Mono.
Production Credits:Editor, Patricia Canino ; sound editor, Alain Marchal ; art direction, Philippe Graff.
ISBN:9781604651775
1604651776