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Umberto D

Dear Film presenta un film di Vittorio De Sica ; sogetto e sceneggiatura di Cesare Zavattini ; produzione, Rizzoli-De Sica, Amato ; il film e stato realizzato negli Stabilmenti di Cinecitta ; in collaborazione con Scuola Nazionale di Cinema, Centro Sperimental di Cinematografia.
  • [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, ©2003.
  • 1 videodisc (89 min.) : sound, b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • DVD; Dolby Digital mono.; aspect ratio 1.33:1; RSDL dual-layer; high-definition digital transfer, made from restored elements.
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    PN1997.U64 2003 c. 1
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Also known as
  • Title on root menu, disc, and container: Vitorio De Sica's Umberto D
Credits
  • Director of photography, G.R. Aldo ; editor, Eraldo Da Roma ; music, Alessandro Cicognini ; production designer, Virgilio Marchi.
Performers
  • Cast: Carlo Battisti, Maria Pia Casilio, Lina Gennari, Ileana Simova, Elena Rea, Memmo Carotenuto.
Subjects
Genre
  • Feature films.
  • Foreign films Italy.
  • Fiction films.
  • Feature films Italy.
Series
Summary
  • Follow Umberto D., an elderly pensioner, as he struggles to make ends meet during Italy's postwar economic boom. Alone, except for his dog, Flike, Umberto strives to maintain his dignity while trying to survive in a city where traditional human kindness seems to have lost out to the forces of modernization.
Contents
  • Special features include documentary on Cesare Zavattini: Così è la vita : ricerche e documentazione Valentina Arcucci = [That's life : Vittorio De Sica] / Rai Teche Rai Teade presentano ; consulenza Tullio Kezich ; di Sandro Lai ; a cura di Daniela Piccioni ; musica Francesco de Luca e Alessandro Forti ; montaggio Gianfranco Pranno (2001) (54:32).
Other information
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1952.
  • "Janus Films"--Container.
  • Special features include: "That's life: Vittorio De Sica" a 55-minute documentary made for Italian television in 2001 and directed by Sandro Lai; video interview with actress Maria Pia Casilio; writings on "Umberto D." by Umberto Eco, Luisa Alessandri, and Carlo Battisti.
  • Includes essay by critic Stuart Klawans and reprinted recollections on the film by De Sica.
  • Language: Italian dialogue, with English subtitles.
Publisher's number
  • UMB020 Criterion Collection
ISBN
  • 0780026470
  • 9780780026476
Identifying numbers
  • UPC: 037429176122
  • OCLC: 52710170
  • OCLC: 52710170