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Uniform Title Giornata particolare (Motion picture)
Title A special day / Janus Films ; Centro Sperimentale Di Cinematografia ; produced by Carlo Ponti ; written by Ettore Scola, Ruggero Maccari ; directed by Ettore Scola.

Publication Info. [Irvington, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    SPE    Available
Edition Two-DVD special edition.
Description 2 videodiscs (107 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 insert (12 panels : color illustrations ; 19 cm)
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Physical Medium 4 3/4 in. rda
Description digital optical monaural Dolby Digital 1.0 rda
widescreen (1.85:1) 24 fps rda
NTSC rda
video file DVD video Region 1 rda
Motion picture
Series Criterion Collection ; 778
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 778.
System Details DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital monaural.
Language In Italian with English subtitles.
Cast Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, John Vernon, Françoise Berd.
Credits Cinematography, Pasqualino De Santis ; music, Armando Trovajoli ; editor, Raimondo Crociani ; production and set design, Luciano Ricceri ; costume design, Enrico Sabbatini.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1977.
Audience [Not rated]
Summary On the day of a huge rally celebrating Hitler's visit to Rome, which underscored the infamous alliance between the Nazis and Mussolini's fascist regime, a brief encounter between a weary housewife and a radio announcer unfolds into an intimate drama.
Note Special features: New, restored 4K digital transfer, supervised by director Ettore Scola; Human Voice, a 2014 short film starring Sophia Loren and directed by Edoardo Ponti; new interviews with Scola and Loren; two 1977 episodes of The Dick Cavett Show featuring Loren and actor Marcello Mastroianni; Trailer; New English subtitle translation. Plus: an essay on container insert "Small victories" by film critic Deborah Young.
Subject Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945 -- Drama.
Mussolini, Benito, 1883-1945 -- Drama.
Fascism -- Italy -- Drama.
Gays -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Italy -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Drama.
Italy -- Politics and government -- 20th century -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Historical films.
Fiction films.
Added Author Scola, Ettore, 1931- film director, screenwriter, interviewee.
Maccari, Ruggero, 1919-1989, screenwriter.
Ponti, Carlo, 1912-2007, film producer.
Loren, Sophia, 1934- actor, interviewee.
Mastroianni, Marcello, 1924-1996, actor.
Vernon, John, 1932-2005, actor.
Berd, Françoise, actor.
De Santis, Pasqualino, cinematographer.
Trovajoli, Armando, composer (expression)
Crociani, Raimondo, film editor.
Ricceri, Luciano, production designer.
Sabbatini, Enrico, costume designer.
Ponti, Edoardo, 1973- film director.
Young, Deborah, writer of supplementary textual content.
Janus Films, production company.
Centro sperimentale di cinematografia (Italy), production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Added Title Container of (work): Human voice.
Container of (work): Dick Cavett show (Television program). Selections.
ISBN 1681430576
Standard No. 715515158817
Music No. CC2539DDVD The Criterion Collection

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