Le Petit soldat

Set during the Algerian War, Le Petit Soldat follows Bruno Forestier, a disillusioned young deserter who becomes involved in the French nationalist movement. He is ordered to kill an Algerian sympathizer, and although he does not hold deep political beliefs, commits the murder and undergoes torture...

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Main Author: Le Roux, Maurice. (Composer)
Corporate Authors: Fox Lorber Films., WinStar TV and Video (Firm)
Other Authors: Godard, Jean Luc, 1930-, Beauregard, Georges de., Subor, Michel, 1935-, Karina, Anna, 1940-
Format: Video DVD
Language:French
Published: Lexington, KY : Amazon.com, 2001.
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Summary:Set during the Algerian War, Le Petit Soldat follows Bruno Forestier, a disillusioned young deserter who becomes involved in the French nationalist movement. He is ordered to kill an Algerian sympathizer, and although he does not hold deep political beliefs, commits the murder and undergoes torture when captured. At the same time, he meets and falls in love with a woman who he does not know is fighting for the other side.
Item Description:Aspect ratio 1.33:1.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1963.
"From the Vauban Collection."--Container.
Digitally restored.
Special features include: Weblinks ; mini audio commentary with film critic David Sterritt ; interactive menus ; scene access.
Physical Description:1 videodisc (84 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Format:DVD.
Audience:Not rated by MPAA.
Production Credits:Director of photography, Raoul Coutard ; editors, Agnáes Guillemot ... [et al.] ; music, Maurice Leroux.
ISBN:0794200117
9780794200114
Access:For face-to-face teaching only, no public performance license.