The Resource Diary of a country priest, Union Générale Cinématographique (UGC) ; Janus Films ; producers, Léon Carré, Robert Sussfeld ; writer, Robert Bresson ; director, Robert Bresson, (videorecording)

Diary of a country priest, Union Générale Cinématographique (UGC) ; Janus Films ; producers, Léon Carré, Robert Sussfeld ; writer, Robert Bresson ; director, Robert Bresson, (videorecording)

Label
Diary of a country priest
Title
Diary of a country priest
Statement of responsibility
Union Générale Cinématographique (UGC) ; Janus Films ; producers, Léon Carré, Robert Sussfeld ; writer, Robert Bresson ; director, Robert Bresson
Title variation
  • Journal d'un curé de campagne
  • Robert Bresson's Diary of a country priest
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • fre
Summary
A new priest arrives in the French country village of Ambricourt to attend to his first parish. The rural congregation rejects him immediately. Through his country diary entries, the suffering young man relays a crisis of faith that threatens to drive him away from the village and God
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematographer, Léonce-Henri Burel ; art director, Pierre Charbonnier ; editor, Paulette Robert ; original music, Jean-Jacques Grünenwald
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
Can be viewed subtitled in English
PerformerNote
Claude Laydu, Léon Arvel, Antoine Balpêtré, Jean Danet, Jeanne Étiévant, André Guibert, Bernard Hubrenne, Nicole Ladmiral, Martine Lemaire
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1927-
  • 1873-1956
  • 1898-1963
  • 1930-1958
  • 1888-1948
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Carré, Léon
  • Sussfeld, Robert
  • Bresson, Robert
  • Laydu, Claude
  • Arvel, Léon
  • Balpetré, Antoine
  • Danet, Jean
  • Etiévant, Jeanne
  • Guibert, André
  • Hubrenne, Bernard
  • Ladmiral, Nicole
  • Lemaire, Martine
  • Bernanos, Georges
  • U.G.C. (Firm)
  • Janus Films
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
  • Image Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
115
Series statement
The Criterion collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Diaries
  • Priests
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Diary of a country priest, Union Générale Cinématographique (UGC) ; Janus Films ; producers, Léon Carré, Robert Sussfeld ; writer, Robert Bresson ; director, Robert Bresson, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1950
  • Based on the novel by Georges Bernanos
  • Special features: audio commentary by film historian Peter Cowie; 11 minutes of deleted scenes; new and improved English subtitle translation; new essay by film critic Frédéric Bonnaud; new high-definition digital transfer, with restored image and sound
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 115 min.)
Isbn
9780780027817
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429185520
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
DIA080
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
OCM53997037
System details
DVD, Region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono, RSDL dual-layer ed
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Diary of a country priest, Union Générale Cinématographique (UGC) ; Janus Films ; producers, Léon Carré, Robert Sussfeld ; writer, Robert Bresson ; director, Robert Bresson, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1950
  • Based on the novel by Georges Bernanos
  • Special features: audio commentary by film historian Peter Cowie; 11 minutes of deleted scenes; new and improved English subtitle translation; new essay by film critic Frédéric Bonnaud; new high-definition digital transfer, with restored image and sound
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 115 min.)
Isbn
9780780027817
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429185520
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
DIA080
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
OCM53997037
System details
DVD, Region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono, RSDL dual-layer ed
Video recording format
DVD

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