Fox Lorber Home Video
1 videodisc (84 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
A timid cafe pianist has given up his career as a concert pianist, a career which had destroyed his marriage. Events force his involvement with gangsters who once again cause him to be responsible for the destruction of his life.
2 videodiscs (324 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
A young engineer goes to visit his cousin at a tubercular sanatorium in the Swiss Alps intending to stay three weeks, but ends by staying on for seven years to observe the disturbed personnel and patients. The unfolding exchanges between the protagonists are meant to present a microcosm of the society of pre-World War I Europe in this dramatization based on a Nobel Prize-winning novel.
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...