Cover image for Pépé le Moko
Title:
Pépé le Moko
Author:
Hakim, Raymond, 1909-1980.
Edition:
[DVD version].
Publication Information:
[United States] : : Criterion Collection, [2003]
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
The notoious Pépé le Moko is a wanted man: women long for him, rivals hope to destroy him and the law is breathing down his neck at every turn. On the lam in the Casbah of Algiers, Pépé is safe from the police--until a Parisian playgirl compels him to risk his life and leave its confines once and for all.
General Note:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1936.

Based on the novel by Détective Ashelbé.

Special features: 1962 French TV interview with director Julien Duvivier; excerpts from the 1978 TV documentary "Remembering Jean Gabin"; excerpts from Ginette Vincendeau's BFI Classics study of the film; a study of the lasting influence of Pépé on popular culture, including a comparison of this version to the 1938 U.S. remake, "Algiers"; original theatrical trailer.

For specific features see interactive menu.
Language:
French
Reading Level:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Geographic Term:
ISBN:
9780780026193
UPC:
037429173329
Format :
DVD

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