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Title Un barrage contre le Pacifique / Catherine Dussart présente ; une coproduction CDP [and others] ; scénario, Michel Fessler et Rithy Pahn ; un film de Rithy Panh.

Published [Paris] : Diaphana édition vidéo : [Distribué par] TF1 Vidéo, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Store DVD  791.4372 BARR MJ28  Region 2    AVAILABLE
Physical description 1 videodisc (110 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
polychrome rdacc
Credits Cinematography, Pierre Milon ; editor, Marie-Christine Rougerie ; music, Marc Marder.
Notes "Diaphana édition vidéo. France bleu. TF1 Vidéo"--Container.
Based on the novel Un barrage contre le Pacifique, published by Editions Gallimard in 1950.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
Special features: Interview with Rithy Panh (18 min.); trailers.
Performers Isabelle Huppert, Gaspard Ulliel, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Randal Douc, Duong Vanthon.
Summary In Indochina in 1931, the matriarch of a small land-owning family tries to survive by working on rice fields located dangerously close to the ocean. Driven to fight against both nature and corrupt colonial bureaucrats, she devises an imaginative scheme to build a dam against the sea with the help of the villagers.
System notes DVD, region 2; PAL; aspect ratio 1.85:1 (16:9 compatible 4:3); Dolby stereo.
Other author Rithy Panh.
Dussart, Catherine.
Fessler, Michel.
Huppert, Isabelle.
Ulliel, Gaspard, 1984-
Berges-Frisbey, Astrid.
Douc, Randal.
Duong Vanthon.
Milon, Pierre.
Marder, Marc.
Duras, Marguerite. Barrage contre le Pacifique.
CDP (Firm)
Diaphana (Firm)
France bleu (Radio network)
TF1 Vidéo (Firm)
Subject Rice farmers -- Indochina -- Drama.
Women farmers -- Indochina -- Drama.
Sea-walls -- Indochina -- Drama.
Motion pictures -- France.
Indochina -- Drama.
France -- Colonies -- Asia -- Drama.
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Variant Title Also known in English as: The: Sea wall.
Standard Number 3384442211543