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    Added on: 9/11/2016 17:20
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    Day for Night

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    La Nuit Américaine (Original Title)
    Certificate: 12
    Running Time: 116 Mins
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    Content Type: Movie

    This affectionate farce from François Truffaut about the joys and strife of moviemaking is one of his most beloved films. Truffaut himself appears as the harried director of a frivolous melodrama, the shooting of which is plagued by the whims of a neurotic actor (Jean-Pierre Léaud), an aging but still forceful Italian diva (Valentina Cortese), and a British ingenue haunted by personal scandal (Jacqueline Bisset). An irreverent paean to the prosaic craft of cinema as well as a delightful human comedy about the pitfalls of sex and romance, Day for Night is buoyed by robust performances and a sparkling score by the legendary Georges Delerue.

    Special Features:
    •New, restored 2K digital transfer, supervised by director of photography Pierre-William Glenn, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray
    •New visual essay by filmmaker :: kogonada
    •New interviews with Glenn and assistant editor Martine Barraqué
    •New interview with film scholar Dudley Andrew
    •Documentary on the film from 2003, featuring film scholar Annette Insdorf
    •Archival interviews with director François Truffaut, editor Yann Dedet, and actors Jean-Pierre Aumont, Nathalie Baye, Jacqueline Bisset, Dani, and Bernard Menez
    •Archival television footage about the film, including footage of Truffaut on the set
    •New English subtitle translation
    •PLUS: An essay by critic David Cairns

    Video Tracks:
    1.66:1 Colour

    Audio Tracks:
    French - Uncompressed Mono

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    Directed By:
    François Truffaut

    Written By:

    François Truffaut
    Jean-Pierre Léaud
    Valentina Cortese
    Jacqueline Bisset

    Soundtrack By:
    Georges Delerue

    Director of Photography:
    Pierre-William Glenn

    Yann Dedet
    Martine Barraqué

    Costume Designer:
    Monique Dury

    Production Designer:
    Pierre-William Glenn

    Marcel Berbert

    Criterion Collection

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