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The flowers of St. Francis [videorecording] / Janus Films ; Produzzione Rizzoli
DVDs DVDs | Criterion Collection | c2005 | Full screen version.
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD F WORLD (ITALIAN))
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Imprint
[Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, c2005.
Edition
Full screen version.
Descript
1 videodisc (87 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series
The Criterion collection ; 293
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 293.
System Det
DVD, Dolby Digital mono.
Note
In Italian, with optional English subtitles.
Title from container.
Cast
Brother Nazario Gerardi, Brother Severino Pisacane, Esposito Bonaventura, Aldo Fabrizi, Arabella Lemaître.
Credits
Producer, Angelo Rizzoli ; director, Roberto Rossellini ; photography, Otello Martelli ; editor, Jolanda Benvenuti ; music, Renzo Rossellini and Enrico Buondonno ; writers Roberto Rossellini, Federica Fellini.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1950.
Inspired by I fioretti di S. Francesco.
Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary
In a series of simple and joyous vignettes, director Roberto Rossellini and co-writer Federico Fellini lovingly convey the universal teachings of humility, faith, and sacrifice of the People's Saint.
Note
Special features: exclusive new video interviews, conducted in 2004, with actress Isabella Rossellini, film historian Adriano Aprà, and film critic Father Virgilio Fantuzzi; the American-release prologue, situating the film in its historical context through paintings and frescoes; 36-page booklet featuring a new essay by film scholar Peter Brunette and reprinted writings by Roberto Rossellini and critic André Bazin.
Local Note
MW, 12-05
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Italian title: Francesco, giullare di Dio
Disc label title: Roberto Rossellini's The flowers of St. Francis
ISBN
0780030141
ISBN/ISSN
037429208120
Music #
FLO090 Criterion Collection
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