Sundays and Cybèle Sundays and Cybèle

Sundays and Cybèle

Serge Bourguignon

 
Sundays and Cybèle (Criterion Blu-Ray)

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  • France
  • 1962
  • 111 minutes
  • Black and White
  • 2.35:1
  • French
  •  
  • Spine #728

In this provocative Academy Award winner from French director Serge Bourguignon, a psychologically damaged war veteran and a neglected child begin a startlingly intimate friendship—one that ultimately ignites the suspicion and anger of his friends and neighbors in suburban Paris. Bourguignon’s film makes thoughtful, humane drama out of potentially incendiary subject matter, and with the help of the sensitive cinematography of Henri Decaë and a delicate score by Maurice Jarre, Sundays and Cybèle becomes a stirring contemplation of an alliance between two troubled souls.

Cast

PierreHardy Krüger
Françoise / Cybèle Patricia Gozzi
MadeleineNicole Courcel
CarlosDaniel Ivernel
BernardAndré Oumansky

Credits

Disc Features

  • New 2K digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray
  • New interviews with director Serge Bourguignon and actors Hardy Krüger and Patricia Gozzi
  • Le sourire (1960), Bourguignon’s Palme d’Or–winning short documentary, with a new introduction by the director
  • Trailer
  • New English subtitle translation
  • PLUS: An essay by critic Ginette Vincendeau

    New cover by Jillian Tamaki

Film Essays

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Sundays and Cybèle: Innocent Love?

By Ginette Vincendeau October 01, 2014

In the hands of director Serge Bourguignon, a potentially sensationalistic story becomes a poetic and complex investigation of love and pain. Read more »

10 Things I Learned

10 Things I Learned: Sundays and Cybèle

By Elizabeth Pauker October 10, 2014


Film Essays

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Sundays and Cybèle: Innocent Love?

By Ginette Vincendeau October 01, 2014

In the hands of director Serge Bourguignon, a potentially sensationalistic story becomes a poetic and complex investigation of love and pain. Read more »


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