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Henri Langlois: Phantom of the Cinémathèque

2004 Rated NR 2hr 8m

Acclaimed filmmakers Jean-Luc Godard, Francois Truffaut, Claude Chabrol and others pay homage to the founder of the progressive Cinémathèque Française in this documentary that chronicles Henri Langlois's remarkable life. From the theater's early days in the 1930s and Langois's resistance of the Nazis to the Paris riots in the 1960s, this film captures the story of the passionate cinephile through interviews, archival footage and movie screenings.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; bonus short films "Langlois Monumental" and "Le Musee du Cinema Henri Langlois"; featurette about the Henri Langlois Museum of Cinema.