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Muriel (1963)

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Format: DVD
Sku: 203939735
UPC: 741952310693
UPC 14: 00741952310693
Category Keywords: Psychodrama  Theatrical Release
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Editor's Note
Director Alain Resnais collaborated with novelist Jean Cayrol in this introspective drama of four lives linked by haunting memories.


Video Features DVD, English, Subtitled

Technical Info

Release Information
Video Mfg Name Studio: Koch International
Video Release Date Release Date: 3/13/2007
Video Play Time Running Time: 112 minutes
Video Release Year Original Release Date: 1963
Video CategoryId Catalog ID: 3106
Video UPC UPC: 00741952310693
Video Number of Discs Number of Discs: 1

Audio & Video
Video Original Language Original Language: French
Video Audio Spec Available Audio Tracks: French
Video Subtitle Available Subtitles: English
Video Color Spec Video: Color

Cast & Crew

Video Cast Info Delphine Seyrig
Video Cast Info Jean-Baptiste Thierree
Video Cast Info Jean-Pierre Kerien
Video Cast Info Nita Klein
Video Cast Info Alain Resnais - Director
Plot Summary
In the haunting drama "Muriel," French filmmaker Alan Resnais continues his exploration of and fascination with memory and the impact of past events on people's present lives.| Helene is a lonely widow who lives with her stepson, Bernard, in Boulogne. Into their lives walk Alphonse, a lover from her past, and Francoise, who he claims is his niece but is actually his mistress. While Helene and Alphonse are obsessed with their past relationship, Bernard is troubled by his memory of a girl whose brutal death he witnessed while he was fighting in the Algerian War.| As in his prior films, Resnais tells the story in a dream-like, stylized fashion.

Professional Reviews

Film Comment
"[F]ew films have ever been so devoted to re-creating the painful shifts of memory, as it continually moves from one temporal plane to the next." 03/01/2007 p.76

New York Times
"From today's perspective MURIAL looks like the highest accomplishment of his early work." 04/06/2007 p.E6

Sight and Sound
"Dense and challenging but also potent and accessible, it virtually demands repeat viewings." 06/01/2007 p.90

Product Attributes

Product attributeActor:   Seyrig,Delphine
Product attributeLabel:   Koch Lorber Films Llc
Product attributeMusic Format:   DVD
Product attributeVideo Format:   DVD
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