Published: Santa Monica, Calif. : Lionsgate,  Series:Jean-Luc Godard (Series), Edition: Collector's ed Description: 3 videodiscs (ca. 354 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in ISBN/ISSN: 6311694328 :, Language: French
Collective title from disc label
Passion originally released as a motion picture in 1982 ; First name: Carmen (Prénom Carmen) originally released as a motion picture in 1983 ; Detective originally released as a motion picture in 1985 ; Oh, woe is me = Hélas pour moi originally released as a motion picture in 1993
Special feature: Disc 3: Bonus featurette: Jean-Luc Godard: a riddle wrapped in an enigma
Passion: Isabelle Huppert, Hanna Schygulla, Michel Piccoli, Jerzy Radziwilowicz
First name: Carmen = Prénom Carmen: Maruschka Detmers, Jacques Bonnaffe, Myriem Roussel, Christophe Odent
Detective: Claude Brasseur, Nathalie Baye, Johnny Hallyday, Laurent Terzieff, Jean-Pierre Leaud, Alain Cuny, Julie Delpy, Emmanuelle Seigner
Oh, woe is me = Hélas pour moi: Gérard Depardieu, Laurence Masliah, Bernard Verley, Jean-Louis Loca
Passion: Uninspired and overbudget, a bored Polish film director who is shooting a tedious movie in France, begins simultaneous love affairs with two very different women-- Hanna, the owner of the hotel where his film crew stays, and Isabelle, a factory worker fired by Hanna's husband
First name: Carmen = Prénom Carmen: A satirical black comedy that winks at Mérimée's classic, a famous director pretends to be ill in a mental institution but is actually trying to avoid making films. He is enlisted by his niece Carmen who wants his empty apartment as a hideaway for a bank robbery she and her friends are about to commit
Detective: Godard's pastiche of genres from romance and gangster films to slapstick, melodrama, crime stories and film noir incorporates several stories set in one Parisian hotel, featuring a hotel detective and assistant, a fight promoter having an affair, and a Mafia chieftain
Oh, woe is me = Hélas pour moi: A surrealistic modern take on the Greek myth where Zeus descends to earth to seduce a woman by disguising himself as her husband. Simon, the husband of Rachel, is targeted by a cruel God determined to experience real love
Passion: MPAA rating: R
First name: Carmen = Prénom Carmen: Not rated
Detective: Not rated
Oh, woe is me = Hélas pour moi: Not rated
DVD, NTSC; region 1, full screen (4:3) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., digitally mastered
French dialogue, optional English or Spanish subtitles
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