Black & White
French with optional English subtitles
2x DVD set.
The mesmerizing debut feature from twenty four year old director Louis Malle in which he brought together the beauty of Jeanne Moreau, the camera work of Henri Decae and the now legendary soundtrack by Miles Davis. A richly atmospheric thriller of murder and mistaken identity unfolding over one restless Parisian night.
Disc two contains a recent interview with actor Jeanne Moreau, archival interviews with director Louis Malle, actors Maurice Ronet, Jeanne Moreau and original soundtrack pianist Rene Urtreger. Also contains footage of Miles Davis and Louis Malle from the soundtrack recording session, a program about the score with Jon Faddis and Gary Giddins and Malle's student film 'Crazeologie'.