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Title Le mani sulla città [videorecording] = Hands over the city / Lionello Santi presenta una produzione Galatea, regia Francesco Rosi.

Imprint Irvington, NY : Criterion Collection ; Chatsworth, CA : Distributed by Image Entertainment, 2006.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    HAN    Available
Edition Widescreen.
Description 2 videodiscs (101 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Criterion collection ; 355
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 355.
Note "Janus Films."--Container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1963.
Special features: Disc 1: The film; Disc 2: The supplements: "Neapolitan diary" (1992), Francesco Rosi's feature-length sequel to 'Hands over the city'; New video interviews with Rosi, Tullio Kezich, and Jean-Pierre Gorin; Video discussion with Rosi, co-writer Raffaele La Capria, and Michel Ciment; A booklet featuring a new essay by Stuart Klawans and a 2003 interview with Rosi.
Credits Cinematography, Gianni Di Venanzi ; screenplay, Francesco Rosi, Raffaele La Capria, Enzo Provenzale, Enzo Forcella ; editor, Mario Serandrei ; music, Piero Piccioni.
Cast Rod Steiger, Salvo Randone, Guido Alberti, Angelo D'Alessandro, Carlo Fermariello, Marcello Cannavale, Alberto Canocchia.
Summary The structure of power and the facade of democracy are explored in this political exposé of corruption in Naples. Following the fatal collapse of a tenement building, an investigation reveals that profits from municipal developments are going to city council members and developers in backroom negotiations.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Language Italian dialogue, optional English subtitles.
Subject Real estate development -- Italy -- Naples -- Drama.
Corruption -- Italy -- Naples -- Drama.
Naples (Italy) -- Politics and government -- 20th century -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films
Foreign films -- Italy.
Melodrama.
Melodrama -- Feature.
Feature films.
Melodrama.
Added Author Rosi, Francesco.
Steiger, Rod, 1925-2002.
Randone, Salvo, 1906-1991.
Alberti, Guido, 1909-1996
D'Alessandro, Angelo.
Fermariello, Carlo.
Cannavale, Marcello.
Canocchia, Alberto.
Piccioni, Piero.
Galatea Film.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Image Entertainment (Firm)
Added Title Hands over the city
Neapolitan diary.
ISBN 0780028015
Standard No. 037429187524
Music No. MAN260 Image Entertainment

 
    
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