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Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles / Paradise Films et Unité Trois présente ; un film écrit et réalisé par Chantal Anne Akerman.

Jeanne Dielman is a young widow who goes through her daily domestic routine including making the bed, cooking for her grown son, and turning the occasional trick.

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  • ISBN: 9781681433134
  • ISBN: 1681433133
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (201 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 fold-out leaflet (12 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm)
  • Edition: Director-approved two-DVD special edition.
  • Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1975.
Accompanied by a fold-out leaflet featuring an essay, "A matter of time", by film scholar Ivone Margulies.
Special features: New 2K digital restoration, undertaken by the Cinémathèque royale de Belgique and supervised by director Chantal Akerman and cinematographer Babette Mangolte; Autour de "Jeanne Dielman," a documentary--shot by actor Sami Frey and edited by Agnès Ravez and Akerman--made during the filming of "Jeanne Dielman"; Interviews from 2009 with Akerman and Mangolte; Excerpt from "Chantal Akerman par Chantal Akerman", a 1997 episode of the French television program "Cinéma de ntre temps"; Interview from 2007 with Akerman's mother, Natalia; Excerpt from a 1976 television interview featuring Akerman and actor Delphine Seyrig; "Saute ma ville" (1968), Akerman's first film, with an introduction by the director.
Formatted Contents Note:
disc one. [Feature film] -- disc two. [Special features].
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Babette Mangolte ; editor, Patricia Canino ; sound editor, Alain Marchal ; art direction, Philippe Graff ; directors of production, Evelyne Paul, Corinne Jenart.
Participant or Performer Note:
Delphine Seyrig, Jan Decorte, Henri Storck, Jacques Doniol-Valcroze, Yves Bical.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC; region 1; 16:9 presentation; wide screen (1.66:1); Dolby digital 1.0.
Language Note:
French dialogue; optional English subtitles.
Subject: Widows > Belgium > Brussels > Drama.
Mothers and sons > Belgium > Brussels > Drama.
Homemakers > Belgium > Brussels > Drama.
Chores > Belgium > Brussels > Drama.
Cooking > Belgium > Brussels > Drama.
Prostitution > Belgium > Brussels > Drama.
Genre: DVD-Video discs.
French language films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
French language films.
Films de fiction.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berks County. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at RACC.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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