Criterion collection volume 315
Widescreen special ed.
2 videodiscs (ca. 92 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
Charlie Kohler is a piano player in a bar. Lena, a waitress at the bar, is in love with him. One of Charlie's brothers, Chico, a crook, takes refuge in the bar because he is being chased by two gangsters, Momo and Ernest. But Charlie's real name is Edouard Saroyan, who was once a virtuoso who gave up playing after his wife's suicide. Charlie now has to deal wih Chico, Ernest, Momo, Fido (his youngest brother who lives with him), and Lena. Charlie...
Miramax Home Entertainment
2 videodiscs (115 min.) : digital., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Edward, a veteran filmmaker of Armenian descent, is in Toronto shooting a film about the Siege of Van, which led to the genocide of over a million Armenian people at the hands of Turkish troops. Raffi has been sent to Turkey to shoot background footage for the film. Raffi's mother Ani, an author and historian, is also involved in the project as a consultant. As Raffi attempts to re-enter Canada with cans of exposed film, he's detained by David, a...