This two-disc collection of films features films Jean Epstein directed for his own production company.
Potemkine Films / Agnès B. DVD
2014 DVD edition
Jean Epstein: Première Vague (1926-1928), black & white, 271 minutes total, not rated,
including Mauprat (1926), black & white, 89 minutes, not rated, La Glace à trois faces [The Three-Sided Mirror] (1927), black & white, 38 minutes, not rated, Six et demi, onze [Six-and-a-Half Times Eleven] (1928), black & white, 83 minutes, not rated, and La Chute de la maison Usher [The Fall of the House of Usher] (1928), black & white, 61 minutes, not rated.
Potemkine Films / Agnès B. DVD, EDV2390, unknown UPC number.
Two single-sided, dual-layered, Region 0PAL DVD discs, 1.33:1 aspect ratio image in full-frame 4:3 (? x ? pixels) interlaced scan MPEG-2 format, ? Mbps average video bit rate, ? kbps audio bit rate, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo sound, French language intertitles, optional English language subtitles, chapter stops; two-disc DVD keepcase in cardboard slipcase?, €39,90.
Release date: 3 June 2014.
Country of origin: France
This PAL DVD collection has been mastered from high-quality 35mm source materials, most of them held by La Cinémathèque française film archive.
The films are presented with music scores performed by Neil Brand, Stephen Horne and Gabriel Thibaudeau.
The supplemental material includes an interview with Cristophe Wall-Romana, and an alternative ending for Six et demi, onze (1928).
North American collectors will need a region-free PAL DVD player capable of outputting an NTSC-compatible signal to view this edition.
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