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Uniform Title Sorpasso (Motion picture)
Title Il sorpasso [videorecording] / Janus Films ; un film prodotto da Mario Cecchi Gori per la Fairfilm, Incei Film, Sancro Film ; soggetto e sceneggiatura di Dino Risi, Ettore Scola, Ruggero Maccari ; dialoghi di Ettore Scola, Ruggero Maccari ; un film di Dino Risi.

Publication Info. [New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2014]
[New York] : The Criterion Collection : Janus Films, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    ILS    Staff Reported Missing
Edition Dual-format Blu-ray and DVD special edition.
Description 3 videodiscs (105 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (35 pages : illustrations ; 17 cm)
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
digital optical mono Dolby Digital rda
NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
video file Blu-ray region A rda
Motion picture.
Series The Criterion collection ; 707
Criterion collection ; 707.
System Details DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen (1.85:1), enhanced for widescreen TVs; Dolby Digital mono.
Blu-ray, Region A, widescreen (1.85:1), enhanced for widescreen TVs; mono; Blu-ray disc requires Blu-ray player.
Language Italian dialogue; optional English subtitles.
Cast Jean-Louis Trintignant, Vittorio Gassman, Catherine Spaak, Claudio Gora, Luciana Angelillo, Linda Sini.
Credits Cinematography, Alfio Contini ; music, Riz Ortolani ; editor, Maurizio Lucidi ; production design and costume design by Ugo Pericoli.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1962.
Summary A waggish, free-wheeling bachelor and a bookish law student take a madcap trip from Rome to Tuscany. This unpredictable journey careers from slapstick to tragedy.
Note Special features: New 2K digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray; new introduction by filmmaker Alexander Payne; new interviews with screenwriter Ettore Scola and film scholar Rémi Fournier Lanzoni; interview from 2004 with director Dino Risi, conducted by film critic Jean A. Gili; introduction by actor Jean-Louis Trintignant from a 1983 French television broadcast in the film; A beautiful vacation, a 2006 documentary on Risi featuring interviews with the director and his collaborators and friends; excerpts from a 2012 documentary that returns to Castiglioncello, the location for the film's beach scenes; excerpts from Speaking with Gassman, a 2005 documentary on the relationship between actor Vittorio Gassman and Risi, directed by Risi's son Mario; trailer; new English subtitle translation; one Blu-ray and two DVDs, with all content available in both formats. Booklet contains essays by Phillip Lopate and Antonio Monda, as well as excerpts from Risi's writings, with an introduction by film historian and critic Valerio Caprara.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Subject Bachelors -- Drama.
Law students -- Drama.
Male friendship -- Italy -- Drama.
Automobile travel -- Italy -- Drama.
Tuscany (Italy) -- Drama.
Rome (Italy) -- Drama.
Genre/Form Road films.
Comedy films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Added Author Risi, Dino, film director, screenwriter.
Cecchi Gori, Mario, film producer.
Scola, Ettore, 1931-2016, screenwriter.
Maccari, Ruggero, 1919-1989, screenwriter.
Trintignant, Jean-Louis, actor.
Gassman, Vittorio, actor.
Spaak, Catherine, actor.
Gora, Claudio, 1913-1998, actor.
Angiolillo, Luciana, 1925- actor.
Sini, Linda, actor.
Contini, Alfio, director of photography.
Ortolani, Riz, composer (expression)
Lucidi, Maurizio, 1932-2005, editor of moving image work.
Pericoli, Ugo, 1923- production designer, costume designer.
Fairfilm (Firm), production company.
Incei Film (Firm), production company.
Sancro Film, production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), film distributor.
Janus Films, film distributor.
ISBN 9781604658354
Standard No. 715515114912
Music No. CC2353BDDVD Criterion Collection

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