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Title Muerte de un ciclista [videorecording] = Death of a cyclist / Suevia Films, Cesáreo González presenta la coproducción Guion-Cesáreo González, Madrid, Trionfalcine, Roma ; escrito por J.A. Bardem sobre un argumento original de L.F. De Igoa ; producido por Manuel J. Goyanes ; dirigido por J.A. Bardem.

Imprint [New York] : Criterion Collection, 2008.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    DEA    Available
Edition Full screen.
Description 1 videodisc (88 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series The Criterion collection ; 427
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 427.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1955.
Special features: New, restored high-definition digital transfer; "Calle Bardem" (2005), a documentary on the revolutionary life and career of director Juan Antonio Bardem; new and improved English subtitle translation; plus, a booklet featuring an essay by scholar Marsha Kinder and Bardem's 1955 call to arms for Spanish cinema.
Credits Cinematography, Alfredo Fraile ; music, Isidro B. Maiztegui ; editing, Margarita Ochoa.
Cast Lucia Bosé, Alberto Closas, Bruna Corrà, Carlos Casaravilla, Otello Toso, Julia Delgado Caro.
Summary Upper-class geometry professor Juan and his wealthy, married mistress María José, driving back from a late-night rendezvous, accidentally hit a cyclist and run. The resulting tale of guilt, infidelity, and blackmail reveals the wide gap between the rich and the poor in Spain and surveys the corrept ethics of a society seduced by decadence.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., NTSC.
Language Spanish dialogue with English subtitles.
Subject Cycling accidents -- Spain -- Drama.
Cyclists -- Death -- Drama.
Hit-and-run drivers -- Spain -- Drama.
Adultery -- Spain -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Spain -- Drama.
Motion pictures, Spanish
Bicicletas -- Accidentes -- España -- Teatro.
Muerte -- España -- Teatro.
Adulterio -- España -- Teatro.
Relaciones hombre-mujer -- España -- Teatro.
Spain -- Drama
Genre/Form Feature films
Foreign films -- Spain.
Melodrama.
Fiction films
Criterion collection
Added Author Goyanes, Manuel J.
Bardem, Juan Antonio.
Igoa, Luis Fernando de
Closas, Alberto, 1921-1994
Bosé, Lucia, 1931-
Corra, Bruna.
Casaravilla, Carlos
Toso, Otello, 1914-1966
Fraile, Alfredo, 1912-
Maiztegui, Isidro B., 1905-1996
Suevia Films
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Added Title Death of a cyclist
ISBN 9781604650280
1604650281
Standard No. 715515028622
00715515028622
Music No. CC1744D Criterion Collection

 
    
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