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Title L'avventura [videorecording] / Janus Films, Home Vision Entertainment and Image Entertainment presents ; Cino del Duca (Rome) and Société cinématiographique Lyre (Paris) ; un film di Michelangelo Antonioni.

Imprint [South Burlington, VT] : Criterion Collection, [2001]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Casa Verdugo Library DVD    I AVV    Available
 GDL Central Library DVD    I AVV    Available
Edition Special ed.
Description 2 videodiscs (143 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series The Criterion collection ; 98
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 98.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1960.
Special features: audio commentary by Gene Youngblood; Antonioni: documents and testimonials, a 58-minute documentary by Gianfranco Mingozzi; writings by Antonioni, read by Jack Nicholson - plus Nicholson's personal recollections of the director; reprint of Antonioni's statements about "L'avventura", circulated after the film's premiere at the 1960 Cannes Film Festival; original theatrical trailer; restoration demonstration.
Credits Director of photography, Aldo Scavarda ; editor, Eraldo da Roma ; music, Giovanni Fusco.
Cast Gabriele Ferzetti, Monica Vitti, Lea Massari, Dominique Blanchar, Renzo Ricci.
Summary "A girl mysteriously disappears on a yachting trip. While her lover and her best friend search for her across Italy, they begin an affair. Antonioni's penetrating study of the idle upper class offers stinging observations on spiritual isolation and the many meanings of love"--Container.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, widescreen (1.77:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital mono.
Language Italian dialogue, optional English subtitles.
Subject Missing persons -- Drama
Man-woman relationships -- Italy -- Drama.
Genre/Form Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Motion pictures, Italian.
Added Author Antonioni, Michelangelo Director.
Ferzetti, Gabriele, 1925- Actor.
Vitti, Monica Actor.
Massari, Léa, 1933- Actor.
Blanchar, Dominique Actor.
Ricci, Renzo, 1898-1978 Actor.
Scavarda, Aldo, 1923-
Da Roma, Eraldo
Fusco, Giovanni, 1906-1968- Actor.
Janus Films
Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)
Image Entertainment (Firm)
Cino del Duca (Firm)
Société cinématographique lyre
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Note Title on container: Michelangelo Antonioni's l'avventura
ISBN 0780024001
Standard No. 037429156025
Music No. AVV040 Criterion Collection

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