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Umberto D. [videorecording] / Dear Film presenta un film di Vittorio De Sica il film e stato realizzato negli Stabilmenti di Cinecitta in collaborazione con Scuola Nazionale di Cinema, Centro Sperimental di Cinematografia ; producers, Angelo Rizzoli, Vittorio De Sica, Giuseppe Amato ; screenplay writer, Cesare Zavattini ; director, Vittorio De Sica
DVDs DVDs | Criterion Collection | c2003
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD U WORLD (ITALIAN))
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Imprint
[United States] : Criterion Collection, c2003.
Descript
1 videodisc (89 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series
Criterion collection ; 201
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 201.
System Det
DVD, Region 1 encoding, Dolby digital mono.
Cast
Carlo Battisti, Maria Pia Casilio, Lina Gennari, Ileana Simova, Elena Rea, Memmo Carotenuto.
Credits
Producers, Angelo Rizzoli, Vittorio De Sica, Giuseppe Amato ; screenplay writer, Cesare Zavattini ; director, Vittorio De Sica ; director of photography, Aldo Graziati ; editor, Eraldo Da Roma ; music, Alessandro Cicognini ; production designer, Virgilio Marchi.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1952.
Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
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.
Note
Special features: "That's life: Vittorio De Sica" a 55-minute documentary made for Italian television in 2001 ; new video interview with actress Maria Pia Casilio ; new essay by critic Stuart Klawans and reprinted recollections on the film by De Sica ; writings on "Umberto D." by Umberto Eco, Luisa Alessandri, and Carlo Battisti.
Local Note
MW, 10-03
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ISBN
0780026470
ISBN/ISSN
037429176122
Music #
UMB020 Criterion Collection
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