The Resource Cul-de-sac, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; original screenplay by Roman Polanski and Gérard Brach ; produced by Gene Gutowski ; directed by Roman Polanski ; Compton-Tekli Film Productions Limited, (videorecording)

Cul-de-sac, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; original screenplay by Roman Polanski and Gérard Brach ; produced by Gene Gutowski ; directed by Roman Polanski ; Compton-Tekli Film Productions Limited, (videorecording)

Label
Cul-de-sac
Title
Cul-de-sac
Statement of responsibility
Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; original screenplay by Roman Polanski and Gérard Brach ; produced by Gene Gutowski ; directed by Roman Polanski ; Compton-Tekli Film Productions Limited
Contributor
Actor
Artistic director
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Costume designer
Director
Designer
Film editor
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A withdrawn couple's isolated house is infiltrated by a rude, burly American gangster on the run. The three engage in a game of shifting identities and sexual and emotional humiliations. An evocative, claustrophobic, and morbidly funny tale of the modern world in chaos
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Producers, Michael Klinger, Tony Tenser ; director of photography, Gilbert Taylor ; editor, Alastair McIntyre ; music by Komeda ; wardrobe, Bridget Sellers ; art director, George Lack ; production designer, Voytek ; executive producer, Sam Waynberg
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
English dialogue; optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.C85 2011
PerformerNote
Donald Pleasence, Françoise Dorléac, Lionel Stander, Jack MacGowran, William Franklyn, Robert Dorning, Marie Kean, Renee Houston, Geoffrey Sumner, Iain Quarrier, Jackie Bisset, Trevor Delaney
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1925-
  • 1920-1989
  • 1918-1973
  • 1926-
  • 1918-1993
  • 1902-1980
  • 1944-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Polanski, Roman
  • Brach, Gérard
  • Waynberg, Sam
  • Gutowski, Gene
  • Klinger, Michael
  • Tenser, Tony
  • Taylor, Gilbert
  • McIntyre, Alastair
  • Komeda, Krzysztof
  • Sellers, Bridget
  • Lack, George
  • Voytek
  • Pleasence, Donald
  • Dorléac, Françoise
  • Stander, Lionel
  • MacGowran, Jack
  • Franklyn, William
  • Dorning, Robert
  • Kean, Marie
  • Houston, Renée
  • Sumner, Geoffrey
  • Quarrier, Iain
  • Bisset, Jacqueline
  • Delaney, Trevor
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Compton-Tekli Film Productions
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
112
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
577
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Spouses
  • Fugitives from justice
Technique
live action
Label
Cul-de-sac, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; original screenplay by Roman Polanski and Gérard Brach ; produced by Gene Gutowski ; directed by Roman Polanski ; Compton-Tekli Film Productions Limited, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1966
  • Restored high-definition digital transfer
  • Special features: 'Two gangsters and an island' making-of documentary (2003); "The nomad" television interview with Polanski (1967); Theatrical trailers. Booklet: "High tides" essay by film critic David Thompson
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([16] p. : ill. ; 16 cm)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn744675851
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director-approved Blu-ray special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (112 min.)
Isbn
9781604654493
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy.
Other control number
715515084116
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC2031BD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)744675851
System details
Blu-ray; region A; widescreen (1.66:1 aspect ratio); monaural; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Cul-de-sac, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; original screenplay by Roman Polanski and Gérard Brach ; produced by Gene Gutowski ; directed by Roman Polanski ; Compton-Tekli Film Productions Limited, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1966
  • Restored high-definition digital transfer
  • Special features: 'Two gangsters and an island' making-of documentary (2003); "The nomad" television interview with Polanski (1967); Theatrical trailers. Booklet: "High tides" essay by film critic David Thompson
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([16] p. : ill. ; 16 cm)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn744675851
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director-approved Blu-ray special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (112 min.)
Isbn
9781604654493
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy.
Other control number
715515084116
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC2031BD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)744675851
System details
Blu-ray; region A; widescreen (1.66:1 aspect ratio); monaural; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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