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Z (1968)
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Call no.:
DVD 006 713
Title:
Z
Originally produced:
1968
Format:
DVD
Summary:
A Greek pacifist leader is murdered at a rally. Despite the official police report of accidental death, a journalist's persistant questioning leads to a full-scale investigation, revealing corruption in high places.
Credits:
Valoria Films ; une co-production Reganne Films (Paris) et Office National pour le Commerce et l'Industrie Cinématographique (Alger) ; producteurs, Jacques Perrin, Hamed Rachedi ; Jorge Semprun, Costa-Gavras ; director Costa-Gavras.
Edition:
The masterworks ed.
Publication:
New York, NY : Wellspring Media, c2000.
Languages:
In French with English, Spanish and German subtitles.
Details:
1 DVD (127 min.) : sound, color
Country of production:
France
Algeria
Studio(s):
Valoria Films
Reggane Films
Office national pour le commerce et l'industrie cinématographique (Algeria)
Director(s):
Costa-Gavras
Screenwriter(s):
Semprún, Jorge
Producer(s):
Perrin, Jacques
Rachedi, Ahmed
Cast:
Yves Montand, Irene Papas, Jean-Louis Trintignant, François Perier, Jacques Perrin, Charles Denner, Pierre Dux, Georges Géret, Bernard Fresson,
Production:
Photography, Raoul Coutard ; editor, Françoise Bonnot ; music, Mikis Theodorakis.
Notes:
Originally produced as a motion picure in 1969.
Based on the novel by Vasilēs Vasilikos.
Special features, commentary track with Costa-Gavras, interviews, restoration demo, photo gallery from the Costa-Gavras archives, original theatrical trailer.
Subjects:
Vasilikos, Vasilēs, 1934- Film adaptations.
Journalists Drama.
Pacifists Greece Drama.
Motion pictures, French.
Motion pictures, Algerian.
Greece History 1967-1974 Drama.
Greece Politcs and government 1967-1974 Drama.
Genre:
Feature films.
Motion pictures, Algerian.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
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Location: Van Pelt Video Collection
Format: DVD
Region: NTSC (North America)
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Motion pictures, Algerian
Genre: Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Year: 1960s
Spoken language: French
Subtitles: English
Subtitles: German
Subtitles: Spanish
Title: Z
Director: Costa-Gavras
Actor: Denner, Charles
Actor: Géret, Georges
Actor: Montand, Yves
Actor: Papas, Irene
Musical score composer: Theodorakis, Mikis
Production studio: Office national pour le commerce et l'industrie cinématographique (Algeria)
Production studio: Reggane Films
Production studio: Valoria Films
Country of production: Algeria
Country of production: France
Screenplay: Original
Film technique: Live action
Cover image available: No