A special day Una giornata particolare

Language and/or Subtitles: Italian
Format: Blu-Ray 2015
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South Park Library AV Special Collections BLU CRITERION SPE
Location  South Park Library
Collection  AV Special Collections
On the day of a huge rally celebrating Hitler's visit to Rome, which underscored the infamous alliance between the Nazis and Mussolini's fascist regime, a brief encounter between a weary housewife and a radio announcer unfolds into an intimate drama.
Additional Information
Series Criterion collection ; 778.
Subjects Hitler, Adolf, -- 1889-1945 -- Drama.
Mussolini, Benito, -- 1883-1945 -- Drama.
Gay men -- Drama.
Housewives -- Drama.
Fascism -- Italy -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Italy -- Social conditions -- 1918-1945 -- Drama.
Italy -- Politics and government -- 1922-1945 -- Drama.
Feature films.
Historical films.
Fiction films.
Publisher [New York, N.Y.] :The Criterion Collection,2015
Edition Blu-ray special edition.
Other Titles Dick Cavett show (Television program).
Voce umana (Motion picture)
Human voice.
Voix humaine (Play)
Giornata particolare
Special day
Contributors Scola, Ettore, 1931-2016, film director, screenwriter, interviewee.
Ponti, Carlo, 1912-2007, film producer.
Maccari, Ruggero, 1919-1989, screenwriter.
Costanzo, Maurizio, screenwriter.
Loren, Sophia, 1934- actor, interviewee.
Mastroianni, Marcello, 1924-1996, actor.
Vernon, John, 1932-2005, actor.
Berd, Franc╠žoise, actor.
Basso, Patrizia, actor.
De Persio, Tiziano, actor.
Di Paolantonio, Maurizio, actor.
Garibaldi, Antonio, actor.
Guerrieri, Vittorio, actor.
Mussolini, Alessandra, actor.
Magny, Nicole, actor.
De Santis, Pasqualino, director of photography.
Trovajoli, Armando, composer.
Crociani, Raimondo, editor of moving image work.
Ricceri, Luciano, production designer.
Sabbatini, Enrico, 1932-1998, costume designer.
Cocteau, Jean, 1889-1963. Voix humaine (Play)
Ponti, Edoardo, 1973- film director.
Young, Deborah, writer of supplementary textual content.
Janus Films, film distributor.
Surf Film (Firm), production company.
Centro sperimentale di cinematografia (Italy). Cineteca nazionale, production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Participants/Performers Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, John Vernon, Franc╠žoise Berd, Patrizia Basso, Tiziano De Persio, Maurizio Di Paolantonio, Antonio Garibaldi, Vittorio Guerrieri, Alessandra Mussolini, Nicole Magny.
Other Contributors Cinematography, Pasqualino De Santis ; music, Armando Trovajoli ; editor, Raimondo Crociani ; production and set design, Luciano Ricceri ; costume design, Enrico Sabbatini.
Audience [Not rated]
Language Italian
In Italian with optional English subtitles.
Notes Originally released as a motion picture in 1977.
Contains one 12 panel insert.
Special features: New, restored 4K digital transfer, supervised by director Ettore Scola; New English subtitle translation; Trailer; Ettore Scola (interview with the director, he discusses the arc of his career and why he wanted to create the character of Gabriele); Sophia Loren (interview with the actress, she recalls working with director Ettore Scola, her fears about playing Antonietta, and the challenges of shooting the love scene); The Dick Cavett Show (two 1977 episodes of The Dick Cavett Show featuring actors Sophia Loren and Marcello Mastroianni); Voce umana = Human voice (25 min. short film from 2014, stars Sophia Loren and was inspired by Jean Cocteau's 1930 play La voix humaine, directed by Edoardo Ponti, the son of Loren and producer Carlo Ponti). Insert includes an essay "Small victories" by critic Deborah Young.
System Details Blu-ray; region A; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital monaural.
Description 1 videodisc (107 minutes) : sound, color with a black and white sequence ; 4 3/4 in. .
ISBN 1681430568
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