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Title The delirious fictions of William Klein / directed by William Klein.

Published [New York, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [2008]
©2008

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank DVD  DVD 4281  Disc 3  SEVEN DAY LOAN  AVAILABLE
 UniM Southbank DVD  DVD 4280  Disc 2  SEVEN DAY LOAN  AVAILABLE
 UniM Southbank DVD  DVD 4279  Disc 1  SEVEN DAY LOAN  AVAILABLE
Physical description 3 videodiscs (295 minutes) : sound, black and white and colour ; 4 3/4 in.
polychrome rdacc
Series Eclipse ; ser. 9.
Eclipse (Criterion collection (Firm)). Series 9, Delirious fictions of William Klein.
Notes Originally produced as a motion pictures in 1966, 1969 and 1977.
Contents [disc 1] Qui êtes-vous Polly Maggoo?= Who are you, Polly Maggoo? (1966 ; 102 min.) -- [disc 2] Mr. Freedom (1969 ; 92 min.) -- [disc 3] Le couple témoin = The model couple (1977 ; 101 min.).
Credits Cinematography, Pierre Lhomme, Philippe Rousselot, Jean Boffety ; music, Michel Colombier, Serge Gainsbourg, Michel Legrand.
Performers André Dussolier, Anémone, Georges Descrières, Jacques Boudet, John Abbey, Don Pleasance, Delphine Seyrig, Jean-Claude Drouot, Dorothy MacGowan, Jean Rochefort, Sami Frey, Grayson Hall.
Summary William Klein's explosive New York street photography made him one of the most heralded artists of the sixties. An American expatriate in Paris, Klein has also been making challenging cinema for more than forty years, yet with the exception of his acclaimed documentary Muhammad Ali, the Greatest, his film work is barely known in the United States. In his three fiction features -- Who Are You, Polly Maggoo?, Mr. Freedom, and The Model Couple -- he skewers the fashion industry, American empire, and governmental mind control with hilarious, cutting aplomb. Today Klein's politically galvanizing social critiques seem even more acute than the works of the better-known New Wavers. These are colorful, surreal antidotes to all forms of social oppression.
System notes DVD, NTSC region 1, full screen (1.33:1 aspect ratio); Dolby digital mono.
Language notes In French, with optional English subtitles.
Other author Klein, William.
MacGowan, Dorothy.
Rochefort, Jean.
Frey, Sami, 1937-
Hall, Grayson, 1922-1985.
Abbey, John, 1935-
Seyrig, Delphine, 1932-1990.
Pleasence, Donald.
Drouot, Jean-Claude.
Dussollier, André.
Anémone (Actress)
Descrières, Georges, 1930-
Boudet, Jacques.
L'Homme, Pierre, 1930-
Rousselot, Philippe.
Boffety, Jean, 1925-1988.
Colombier, Michel.
Gainsbourg, Serge.
Legrand, Michel.
Artco Film Productions.
Institut national de l'audiovisuel (France)
Films Paris-New York.
Films du Rond-Point (Paris, France)
O.P.E.R.A.
Club des Produceteurs.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Subject Privacy, Right of -- France -- Drama.
Fashion -- France -- Paris -- Drama.
Anti-communist movements -- Drama.
Motion pictures, French.
Feature films.
Comedy films.
Other title Qui êtes-vous Polly Maggoo?
Who are you, Polly Maggoo?
Mr. Freedom.
Couple témoin.
Model couple.
Standard Number 715515028523
ISBN 9781604650242 (set)
1604650249 (set)
9781604650259 (disc 1)
1604650257 (disc 1)
9781604650266 (disc 2)
1604650265 (disc 2)
9781604650273 (disc 3)
1604650273 (disc 3)
Publisher Number ECL041 Criterion Collection (set)
ECL041-ECL044 Criterion Collection