Joyeux Noël Merry Christmas
|Language and/or Subtitles:||French|
|Availability:||Available at 13 Libraries 13 of 13 copies|
SummaryLoosely based on true episodes, this film tells the story of German French, and Scottish soldiers in the bloody trenches of World War I and the miraculous Christmas Eve truce they unexpectedly forge. Follows a French lieutenant, a Scottish priest and a German tenor and his beloved Danish soprano as music and the spirit of Christmas create bonds between enemies.
Christmas Truce, 1914
World War, 1914-1918 -- Armistices -- Drama.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Western Front -- Drama.
Intrenchments -- Drama.
|Publisher|| Culver City, Calif. :Sony Pictures Home Entertainment,2006
|Other Titles|| Merry Christmas
Kruger, Diane, 1976-
Fürmann, Benno, 1972-
Lewis, Gary, 1958-
Brühl, Daniel, 1978-
Le Coq, Bernard.
Richardson, Ian, 1934-2007.
Belvaux, Lucas, 1961-
Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Diane Krüger, Benno Fürmann, Guillaume Canet, Gary Lewis, Dany Boon, Daniel Brühl, Alex Ferns, Steven Robertson, Frank Witter, Bernard Le Coq, Ian Richardson, Lucas Belvaux.
Director of photography, Walther Vanden Ende ; editing, Andréa Sedlackova ; music, Philippe Rombi.
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some war violence and a brief scene of sexuality/nudity.
French, English and German language tracks with English, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles.
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2005.
Special features include: audio commentary with writer/director Christian Carion; interview with Christian Carion.
DVD, Dolby Digital, Region 1 encoding.
1 videodisc (116 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.