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Umberto D [Blu-ray Disc] Dear Film Presenta Un Film Di Vittorio De Sica ; Sogetto E Sceneggiatura Di Cesare Zavattini ; Produzione, Rizzoli-De Sica, Amato ; Il Film E Stato Realizzato Negli Stabilmenti Di Cinecitta ; in Collaborazione Con Scuola Nazionale Di Cinema, Centro Sperimental Di Cinematografia.

This neorealist masterpiece by Vittorio De Sica follows the daily life of an elderly pensioner as he struggles to make ends meet during Italy's postwar economic recovery. Alone except for his dog, Umberto is determined to maintain his dignity in a city where human kindness seems to have been swallowed up by the forces of modernization. His simple quest to satisfy his most fundamental needs makes for one of the most heartbreaking stories ever filmed, and an essential classic of world cinema.

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Blu-ray Disc

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Publish Date

2012

ISBN

9781604656268


Format: Blu-ray Disc
Summary: This neorealist masterpiece by Vittorio De Sica follows the daily life of an elderly pensioner as he struggles to make ends meet during Italy's postwar economic recovery. Alone except for his dog, Umberto is determined to maintain his dignity in a city where human kindness seems to have been swallowed up by the forces of modernization. His simple quest to satisfy his most fundamental needs makes for one of the most heartbreaking stories ever filmed, and an essential classic of world cinema.
Title: Umberto D [Blu-ray disc] Dear Film presenta un film di Vittorio De Sica ; sogetto e sceneggiatura di Cesare Zavattini ; produzione, Rizzoli-De Sica, Amato ; il film e stato realizzato negli Stabilmenti di Cinecitta ; in collaborazione con Scuola Nazionale di Cinema, Centro Sperimental di Cinematografia.
Publisher Date: [Irvington, NY] : The Criterion Collection, [2012]
Subject: Older men -- Italy -- Drama. Economics -- Sociological aspects -- Drama. Civil service pensioners -- Italy -- Drama. Dignity -- Drama. Italy -- Social conditions -- 1945-1976 -- Drama.
Isbn: 9781604656268
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System Items Available: 1
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Call Number: 791.43 Umb
Oclc: 802294062
Upc: 715515098212
Bib Id: 432311

Format: Blu-ray Disc
Summary: This neorealist masterpiece by Vittorio De Sica follows the daily life of an elderly pensioner as he struggles to make ends meet during Italy's postwar economic recovery. Alone except for his dog, Umberto is determined to maintain his dignity in a city where human kindness seems to have been swallowed up by the forces of modernization. His simple quest to satisfy his most fundamental needs makes for one of the most heartbreaking stories ever filmed, and an essential classic of world cinema.
Title: Umberto D [Blu-ray disc] Dear Film presenta un film di Vittorio De Sica ; sogetto e sceneggiatura di Cesare Zavattini ; produzione, Rizzoli-De Sica, Amato ; il film e stato realizzato negli Stabilmenti di Cinecitta ; in collaborazione con Scuola Nazionale di Cinema, Centro Sperimental di Cinematografia.
Edition: Blu-ray special ed.
Publisher, Date: [Irvington, NY] : The Criterion Collection, [2012]
Description: 1 videodisc (89 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (17 p. : ill. ; 17 cm.)
Target Audience Note: Rating: Not rated.
Series: Criterion collection ; 201
Series: Criterion collection (Blu-ray discs) ; 201.
Subjects: Older men -- Italy -- Drama.
Subjects: Economics -- Sociological aspects -- Drama.
Subjects: Civil service pensioners -- Italy -- Drama.
Subjects: Dignity -- Drama.
Subjects: Italy -- Social conditions -- 1945-1976 -- Drama.
Genre: Fiction films
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Feature films -- Italy.
Genre: Italian language films
Other Author: De Sica, Vittorio, 1901-1974 director, producer.
Other Author: Zavattini, Cesare, 1902-1989 screenwriter.
Other Author: Amato, Giuseppe, 1899-1964 producer.
Other Author: Rizzoli, Angelo producer.
Other Author: Battisti, Carlo, 1882-1977, actor.
Other Author: Casilio, Maria Pia, 1935-2012, actor.
Other Author: Gennari, Lina actor.
Other Author: Carotenuto, Memmo, 1908-1980, actor.
Other Author: Graziati, Aldo, 1902-1953, director of photography.
Other Author: Da Roma, Eraldo editor of moving image work.
Other Author: Cicognini, Alessandro composer (expression)
Other Author: Criterion Collection (Firm)
Other Title: That's life: Vittorio De Sica.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1952.
Notes: Special features: That's life: Vittorio De Sica, a fifty-five minute documentary about the director's career, made for Italian television in 2001; new interview with actress Maria Pia Casilio from 2003; trailer; plus: a booklet featuring an essay by critic Stuart Klawans and reprinted recollections by De Sica and actor Carlo Battisti.
Notes: Cinematography, G.R. Aldo ; editing, Eraldo Da Roma ; music, Alessandro Cicognini.
Notes: Carlo Battisti, Maria Pia Casilio, Lina Gennari, Memmo Carotenuto, Napoleone.
Notes: Blu-ray, region A; full screen (1.37:1) presentation; PCM mono.; requires Blu-ray player.
Notes: Requires Blu-ray player.
Notes: Italian dialogue with optional English subtitles.
ISBN: 9781604656268
Publisher Number: CC2176BD
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Available Copies: 1
Total Copies: 1
Call Number: 791.43 Umb
Medium: [Blu-ray disc]