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Title The Wild child [videorecording] / a film by François Truffaut ; produced by Les Films du carrosse, Les Productions Artistes associés.

Published Santa Monica, CA. : MGM Home Entertainment, 2001.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank DVD  DVD 210  SEVEN DAY LOAN  AVAILABLE
Physical description 1 videodisc (85 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
PHYS DESC DVD; Dolby digital mono; Region 1; NTSC.
Credits Adaptation and dialogue, François Truffaut and Jean Gruault.
Notes Based on memories of Victor de l'Aveyron by Jean Itard.
Originally released in 1969 by Les Films di carrosse; digital video transfer by United Artists in 1970.
Widescreen (1.66:1 aspect ratio)
Special feature: Original theatrical trailer.
Performers Jean-Pierre Cargol, François Truffaut.
Audience Rated PG.
Summary Dramatized account of Dr. Jean-Marc-Gaspard Itard's efforts to civilize a young boy who was discovered living wild in a forest. The boy, named Victor, becomes increasingly divided between his longing for the wilderness and his new life with the doctor. Itard, whose teaching strategies survive today in the Montessori Method, is unsure whether he is helping a savage become human or turning a forest child into a semi-civilized idiot.
Language notes In French with optional English, French & Spanish subtitles.
Closed-captioned.
System notes DVD.
Other author Léaud, Jean-Pierre, 1944-
Cargol, Jean-Pierre.
Berbert, Marcel.
Truffaut, François
Itard, Jean Marc Gaspard, 1775-1838. Rapports et mémoires sur le sauvage de l'Aveyron.
Films du carrosse (Firm)
Productions Artistes associés.
United Artists Corporation.
MGM Home Entertainment, Inc.
Subject Feral children -- Drama.
Feature films.
Foreign films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Variant Title Enfant sauvage
ISBN 0792850386
Publisher Number 1002218 MGM Home Entertainment