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  • Rules of the Game [Criterion Collection] [2 Discs]
    • Release date: January 20, 2004
    • Format: Dvd
    • Language: Fre
    • Subtitles: Eng
    • Number of discs: 2
    • Run Time: 1 hr. 46 min.
    • Special Features: New high-definition digital transfer, with restored image and sound
      Introduction to the film by Jean Renoir
      Audio commentary written by film scholar Alexander Sesonske and read by filmmaker Peter Bogdanovich
      Version comparison: Side-by-side analysis of the two endings of the film, along with an illustrated study of Renoir's shooting script
      Selected scene analysis by Renoir historian Christopher Faulkner
      New and improved English subtitle translation
      Optimal image quality: RSDL dual-layer edition
      Excerpts from "Jean Renoir, le Patron: La Règle et L'Exception" (1966), a French television program directed by Jacques Rivette
      Part one of "Jean Renoir," a two-part 1993 BBC documentary by David Thompson, featuring reflections on Renoir form his family, friends, collaborators, and admirers
      New video essay about the film's production, release, and later reconstruction
      Jean Gaborit and Jacques Durand discuss their reconstruction and rerelease of the film
      New interviews with Renoir's son, Alain, and assistant cameraman on the film
      New interview with The Rules of the Game set designer Max Douy
      1995 interview with actress Mila Parély
      Written tributes to the film and Renoir by J. Hoberman, Kent Jones, Paul Schrader, Wim Wenders, and others
      24-page booklet featuring writings by Jean Renoir, François Truffaut, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Bertrand Tavernier, and an essay by Alexander Sesonske
  • Rules of the Game [Criterion Collection] [Blu-ray]
    • Release date: November 15, 2011
    • Format: BluRay
    • Language: Fre
    • Subtitles: Eng
    • Number of discs: 1
    • Run Time: 1 hr. 46 min.
    • Special Features: Introduction to the film by director Jean Renoir
      Audio commentary written by film scholar Alexander Sesonske and read by filmmaker Peter Bogdanovich
      Comparison of the film's two endings
      Selected-scene analysis by Renoir historian Chris Faulkner
      Excerpts from Jean Renoir, le patron: La règle et l'exception (1966), a French television program by filmmaker Jacques Rivette
      Part one of Jean Renoir, a two-part 1993 BBC documentary by film critic David Thompson
      Video essay about the film's production, release, and 1959 reconstruction
      Interview with film critic Olivier Curchod
      Interview from a 1965 episode of the French television series Les écrans de la ville in which Jean Gaborit and Jacques Durand discuss their reconstruction and rerelease of the film
      Interviews with set designer Max Douy; Renoir's son, Alain; and actress Mila Parély
  • Rules of the Game [Criterion Collection] [2 Discs]
    • Release date: November 15, 2011
    • Format: Dvd
    • Language: Fre
    • Subtitles: Eng
    • Number of discs: 2
    • Run Time: 1 hr. 46 min.
    • Special Features: Disc One: Introduction to the film by Director Jean Renoir
      Audio Commentary Written by film scholar Alexander Sesonske and ready by Filmmaker Peter Bogdanovich
      Comparison of the film's two endings
      Selected-scene analysis by Renoir Historian Chris Faulkner

      Disc Two: Excerpts from Jean Renoir, le patron: La règle et l'exception (1966), a French television program by filmmaker Jacques Rivette

      Part one of Jean Renoir, a two-part 1993 BBC documentary by film critic David Thompson

      Video essay about the film's production, release, and 1959 reconstruction

      Interview with film critic Olivier Curchod
      Interview from a 1965 episode of the French television series Les écrans de la ville in which Jean Gaborit and Jacques Durand discuss their reconstruction and rerelease of the film

      Interviews with Set Designer Max Douy; Renoir's son, Alain; and actress Mila Parély



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