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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|Edition:||Director-approved special ed., widescreen.|
|Series:||Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ;
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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 ( 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.|