Pépé le Moko
The notorious Pépé le Moko is a wanted man--women long for him, rivals hope to destroy him and the law is breathing down his neck at every turn. On the lam in the Casbah of Algiers, Pépé is safe from the police until a Parisian playgirl compels him to risk his life and leave its confines once an...
|Corporate Author:||Paris Film Production., Criterion Collection (Firm)|
|Other Authors:||Duvivier, Julien, 1896-1967. (Director, Screenwriter), Hakim, Raymond, 1909-1980. (Producer), Hakim, Robert, 1907-1992. (Producer), Ashelbe. (Screenwriter), Constant, J., Jeanson, Henri., Gabin, Jean, 1904-1976. (Actor), Balin, Mireille, 1911-1968. (Actor), Gabrio, Gabriel, 1887-1946. (Actor), Gridoux, Lucas, 1890-1952. (Actor), Gilbert-Gil, 1913-1988. (Actor), Noro, Line, 1900-1985. (Actor), Fossard, Marc., Krüger, Jules, 1891-1959., Beaugé, Marguerite., Scotto, Vincent, 1876-1952., Igarbouchen, Mohammed.|
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The notorious Pépé le Moko is a wanted man--women long for him, rivals hope to destroy him and the law is breathing down his neck at every turn. On the lam in the Casbah of Algiers, Pépé is safe from the police until a Parisian playgirl compels him to risk his life and leave its confines once and for all.
Based on the novel by Détective Ashelbé.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1936.
Special features: 1962 French TV interview with director Julien Duvivier ; excerpts from the 1978 TV documentary "Remembering Jean Gabin" ; excerpts from Ginette Vincendeau's BFI Classics study of the film ; a study of the lasting influence of Pépé on popular culture, including a comparison of this version to the 1938 U.S. remake, "Algiers" ; original theatrical trailer.
1 videodisc (94 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, NTSC, mono., aspect ratio: 1.33:1.
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Cinematography, Marc Fossard, Kruger [Jules Kruger] ; editor, Marguerite Beaugé ; music, Vincent Scotto, Mohamed Yguerbouchen ; adaptation cinématographique, J. Constant ; dialogues, Henri Jeanson.
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