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    Jean-Pierre Melville - The Essential Collection (7 Disc Set)

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    STUDIOCANAL is proud to announce the release of a brand-new boxset of six key films from one of France’s most celebrated and truly original filmmakers, Jean-Pierre Melville, in celebration of his centenary this year.

    Featuring several brand-new 4k restorations and exclusive new extras, MELVILLE, THE ESSENTIAL COLLECTION will be available to own on Blu-Ray December 11. A number of the titles featured in the collection; Le Doulos, Bob Le Flambeur, Léon Morin, Prêtre, L'Armée
    Des Ombres and Le Cercle Rouge, will also be available to own individually on a later date

    Often regarded as the godfather of the Nouvelle Vague, the films in MELVILLE – THE ESSENTIAL COLLECTION are all examples of the daring and innovative filmmaking that would see the controversial director influence many artists and filmmakers even now, from
    Godard to Tarantino to Johnnie To.

    Special Features:
    NEW Interview with first assistant director Volker Schlondorff - 20 minutes

    NEW retrospective documentary by the film critic Dominique Maillet - 20 minutes

    NEW Master class with Philippe Labro (friend and apprentice of Melville) + Rémy Grumbach (Melville's nephew) - 59 minutes

    DVD Extras
    Interview with Le Cercle Rouge's first assistant director Bernard Stora - 30 minutes

    BD Extras
    Code Name Melville - 76 minutes

    Interview with first assistant

    director Bernard Stora - 30 minutes

    Interview with novelist José Giovanni - 15 minutes

    Présentation by Ginette Vincendeau 21'30

    Army of Shadows
    L'armée des ombres... le dessous des cartes" (Army of Shadows: the hidden side of the story) documentary - 87 minutes

    Un Flic
    Documentary featuring interviews with Un Flic's script supervisor Florence Moncorgé-Gabin and first assistant director Jean-François Delon -24 minutes

    In the mood for Melville documentary - 52 minutes

    24 Heures de la vie d'un clown - Melville short - 22 minutes

    Video Tracks:
    Various OAR - Colour and Black & White

    Audio Tracks:
    French Mono

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    Directed By:
    Jean-Pierre Melville

    Catherine Deneuve
    Alain Delon
    Jean-Paul Belmondo


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