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Title La grande bellezza [videorecording] = The great beauty / regia di Paolo Sorrentino ; una produzione Indigo Film in collaborazione con Medusa Film ; in coproduzione con Babe Films, Pathé, France 2 Cinéma ; prodotto da Nicola Giuliano, Francesca Cima ; sceneggiatura, Paolo Sorrentino, Umberto Contarello.

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


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    I GRA    Available
Edition Two-DVD special edition.
Description 2 videodiscs (142 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (16 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
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Series Criterion collection ; 702.
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 702.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 2013.
"Una coproduzione Italia-Franca."
Special features: New conversation between Sorrentino and Italian cultural critic Antonio Monda ; new interview with actor Toni Servillo ; new interview with screenwriter Contarello ; deleted scenes ; trailer ; booklet featuring "Dancing in Place", an essay by critic Phillip Lopate.
Contents disc 1. Feature film -- disc 2. Special features.
Credits Cinematography, Luca Bigazzi ; editor, Cristiano Travaglioli ; music, Lele Marchitelli.
Cast Carlo Verdone, Toni Servillo, Sabrina Ferilli, Carlo Buccirosso, Iaia Forte, Pamela Villoresi, Galatea Ranzi, Franco Graziosi, Giorgio Pasotti, Massimo Popolizio, Sonia Gessner, Anna Della Rosa, Luca Marinelli, Serena Grandi, Ivan Franek, Vernon Dobtcheff, Dario Cantarelli, Lillo Petrolo, Luciano Virgilio, Giusi Merli, Anita Kravos, Massimo De Francovich, Roberto Herlitzka, Isabella Ferrari.
Summary For decades, journalist Jep Gambardella has charmed and seduced his way through the glittering nightlife of Rome. Since the legendary success of his only novel, he has been a permanent fixture in the city's literary and elite social circles. But on his sixty-fifth birthday, Jep unexpectedly finds himself taking stock of his life, turning his cutting wit on himself and his contemporaries.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Language In Italian, with optional subtitles in English; booklet in English.
Subject Older authors -- Italy -- Rome -- Drama.
Bachelors -- Italy -- Rome -- Drama.
Rome (Italy) -- Drama.
Genre/Form Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Sorrentino, Paolo, screenwriter, film director.
Contarello, Umberto, screenwriter.
Giuliano, Nicola, film producer.
Cima, Francesca, film producer.
Verdone, Carlo, 1951- actor.
Servillo, Toni, actor.
Ferilli, Sabrina, 1964- actor.
Buccirosso, Carlo, 1954- actor.
Forte, Iaia, 1963- actor.
Villoresi, Pamela, 1957- actor.
Ranzi, Galatea, actor.
Graziosi, Franco, 1929- actor.
Pasotti, Giorgio, 1973- actor.
Popolizio, Massimo, 1961- actor.
Gessner, Sonia, actor.
Della Rosa, Anna, actor.
Marinelli, Luca, actor.
Grandi, Serena, 1958- actor.
Franek, Ivan, actor.
Dobtcheff, Vernon, 1934- actor.
Cantarelli, Dario, actor.
Petrolo, Pasquale, 1962- actor.
Virgilio, Luciano, 1943- actor.
Merli, Giusi, actor.
Kravos, Anita, actor.
De Francovich, Massimo, 1936- actor.
Herlitzka, Roberto, 1937- actor.
Ferrari, Isabella, 1964- actor.
Bigazzi, Luca, 1958- director of photography.
Monda, Antonio, interviewer.
Lopate, Phillip, 1943- essayist.
Indigo Film (Firm), production company.
Medusa Film, production company.
Babe Films, production company.
Pathé frères (France), production company.
France 2 cinéma (Firm), production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), film distributor.
Added Title Great beauty [videorecording]
ISBN 9781604658361
Standard No. 715515115117
Music No. CC2354D The Criterion Collection

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