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Title:
The soft skin
Author:
Truffaut, François, screenwriter, film director.
Edition:
DVD edition.
Publication Information:
[Irvington, N.Y.] : the Criterion Collection, [2015]

©2015
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (117 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
A celebrated literary scholar, seemingly happily married, embarks on an affair with a gorgeous stewardess, who is captivated by his charm and reputation. As their romance gets serious, the film grows anxious, leading to a wallop of a conclusion.
General Note:
Title from container.

DVD release of the 1964 motion picture.

Special features: Commentary (features screenwriter Jean-Louis Richard and François Truffaut, scholar Serge Toubiana); The complexity of influence (video essay by filmmaker and critic Kent Jones details how director Alfred Hitchcock influenced Truffanut's filmmaking); Monsieur Truffaut meets Mr. Hitchcock (made by film historian Robert Fischer in 1999, 30-min. documentary tells the story behind director Truffaut's famous interview book Hitchcock, from Truffaut's presentation of the idea to filmmaker Alfred Hitchcok in 1962 to the book's publication four years later); Truffaut on The soft skin (excerpt from a December 1965 episode of the French television program Cinéastes de notre temps, Truffaut talks about the origin of the film, shooting its love scenes, and choreographing its finale); new English subtitles translation. Insert includes an essay by critic Molly Haskell.
Language:
French
Reading Level:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
ISBN:
9781604659634
UPC:
715515141215
Format :
DVD

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A celebrated literary scholar, seemingly happily married, embarks on an affair with a gorgeous stewardess, who is captivated by his charm and reputation. As their romance gets serious, the film grows anxious, leading to a wallop of a conclusion.


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A scholar & a stewardess take flight. (c) Copyright 2015. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.