Pépé le Moko

Language and/or Subtitles: French
English
Format: DVD 2003
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - Foreign Film CHECKED OUT
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - Foreign Film
 
Status  CHECKED OUT
 
 
Summary
A Parisian gangster on the lam, Pepe le Moko, hides out in the Algerian Casbah, only to fall in love with a Parisian woman. The two try to escape and find their path blocked by police.
THE NOTORIOUS PEPE LE MOKO IS A WANTED MAN: WOMEN LONG FOR HIM, RIVALS HOPE TO DESTROY HIM & THE LAW IS BREATHING DOWN HIS NECK AT EVERY TURN. ON THE LAM IN THE LABYRINTHE CASBAH OF ALGIERS, PEPE IS SAFE FROM TEH CLUTCHES OF THE POLICE-UNTIL A PARISIAN PLAYGIRL COMPELS HIM TO RISK HIS LIFE & LEAVE ITS CONFINES."
Additional Information
Series Criterion collection ; 172.
Subjects Fugitives from justice -- Algeria -- Algiers -- Drama.
Kasbah (Algiers, Algeria) -- Drama.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher [United States] :Criterion Collection,2003
Edition Full screen version.
Other Titles Pépé le Moko.
Julien Duvivier's Pépé le Moko
Contributors Gabin, Jean, 1904-1976.
Balin, Mireille, 1911-1968.
Gabrio, Gabriel, 1887-1946.
Gridoux, Lucas, 1890-1952.
Gilbert-Gil, 1913-1988.
Scotto, Vincent, 1876-1952.
Igarbouchen, Mohammed.
Duvivier, Julien, 1896-1967.
Ashelbe. Pépé le Moko.
Janus Films.
Paris Film Production.
Lumiere (Firm)
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Participants/Performers Jean Gabin, Mireille Balin, Gabriel Gabrio, Lucas Gridoux, Gilbert-Gil.
Other Contributors Director of photography, Marc Fossard, Kruger [Jules Kruger] ; editor, Marguerite Beaugé ; music, Vincent Scotto, Mohamed Yguerbouchen.
Audience Not rated.
Language French
English
In French with optional English subtitles.
Notes Title from container.
At head of title: Julien Duvivier's.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1936.
Based on the novel by Détective Ashelbé.
Special features: 1962 French television interview with director Julien Duvivier; excerpts from the 1978 television documentary "Remembering Jean Gabin"; excerpts from Ginette Vincendeau's BFI Classics study of the film; a study of the lasting influence of Pépé on popular culture, including a special video comparison Pepe and the 1938 U.S. remake, "Algiers"; essay by film critic Michael Atkinson; original theatrical trailer; optimal image quality: RSDL dual-layer edition.
System Details DVD; Dolby digital mono.
Description 1 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 0780026195
9780780026193
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