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Pierre Étaix (Criterion Collection) (1962)
Format: Blu-ray Genre: Comedy-Classic, Foreign-French
Pierre Étaix (Criterion Collection)

Pierre Étaix (Criterion Collection)

Format: Blu-ray Genre: Comedy-Classic, Foreign-French
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The films of Pierre Étaix are presented in this collection devoted to the recently rediscovered French auteur. Inspired by Buster Keaton, "The Suitor" (1962) stars Étaix as a man harangued about marriage and obsessed with a famous singer. France Arnel, Denise Péronne co-star. A tribute to silent cinema, circus comedy, and warm emotions, "Yo Yo" (1965) is the story of a rich, isolated man (Étaix) seeking love. With Claudine Auger, Philippe Dionnet. "As Long as You've Got Your Health" (1966) explores the '60s with four short stories involving vampires, movies, city stresses, and a day in the country. With Étaix, Péronne. Étaix plays a businessman whose mind wanders towards infidelity, in "Le Grand Amour" (1969). Annie Fratellini co-stars. The documentary "Land of Milk and Honey" (1971) follows French citizens as they vacation to recover from the Paris riots of 1968. Also includes the shorts "Rupture" (1961), "Happy Anniversary" (1962), and "Feeling Good" (1966). 6 3/4 hrs. total on two discs. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: French PCM mono; Subtitles: English; featurette; interview. In French with English subtitles.
Director: Pierre Etaix
Studio: Criterion
Number of Discs: 2
Release Date: 4/23/2013
Item #: 589494X
UPC #: 715515105118
SKU #: B12369
Attributes: Black & White, Full Frame, Subtitled, Mono Sound
Product Type: Blu-ray
Rating: NR
Subtitles: ENG, FRE
Closed Caption: No

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