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 | Criterion Collection | c2003
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD U WORLD (ITALIAN))
[United States] : Criterion Collection, c2003.
1 videodisc (89 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Criterion collection ; 201
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 201.
DVD, Region 1 encoding, Dolby digital mono.
Carlo Battisti, Maria Pia Casilio, Lina Gennari, Ileana Simova, Elena Rea, Memmo Carotenuto.
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.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1952.
MPAA rating: Not rated.
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.
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.
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