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The Garden Of The Finzi-Continis (2001, original release: 1970)


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Published: [Burbank, CA] : Columbia TriStar Home Video, [2001] ©2001
Series: SONY Pictures classics
Description:  1 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 0767863992,
Language:  Italian

Widescreen format (aspect ratio 1.85:1)

Based on the novel of the same title by Giorgio Bassani

Originally released as motion picture in 1970

Special features include: Bonus trailers ; filmographies

Lino Capolicchio, Dominique Sanda, Fabio Testi, Romolo Valli, Helmut Berger

Set in Italy in 1938, when Mussolini's anti-Semetic edicts began to isolate the Jews from their communities. Among them were the Finzi-Continis, an aristocratic Jewish family forced for the first time to acknowledge the world beyond its fenced garden

MPAA rating: R


Italian language soundtrack with yellow English subtitles ; credits in English ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired

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Additional Credits:
De Sica, Vittorio, 1901-1974.
Lucari, Gianni Hecht.
Cohn, Arthur, 1928-
Pirro, Ugo.
Bonicelli, Vittorio.
Capolicchio, Lino, 1943-
Sanda, Dominique, 1948-
Testi, Fabio, 1941-
Valli, Romolo, 1925-1980.
Berger, Helmut, 1944-
Bassani, Giorgio, 1916-2000.
Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)
Cinema 5.
Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)

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