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Il Gattopardo : The Leopard (2004, original release: 1963)


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MoviesDVD/FOREIGN/ITALIAN/LEOPARDDue 11-22-19 Linkn On Loan
Published: [Irvington, NY] : Beverly Hills, CA : Criterion Collection ; Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2004] ©2004
Series: Criterion collection
Edition:  Special edizione ; widescreen presentation
Description:  3 videodiscs (185 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([10] pages ; 19 cm)
ISBN/ISSN: 1559409509 (set),
Language:  English

From the novel Il gattopardo by Giuseppe di Lampedusa

Aspect ratio 2.21:1

Originally released as a motion picture in 1963

Special features: (Disc 1) Audio commentary by film scholar Peter Cowie ; (Disc 2) A dying breed: the making of The Leopard, a new hour-long documentary featuring interviews with actress Claudia Cardinale, screenwriter Suso Cecchi D'Amico, director of photography Giuseppe Totunno, filmmaker Sydney Pollack, and many others. Interview with producer Goffredo Lombardo, an exclusive video interview with professor Millicent Marcus of the University of Pennsylvania on the history behind The leopard, original theatrical trailers and newsreels, stills gallery of rare behind-the-scenes production photos. (Disc 3.) New transfer of the 161-minute American release, with English-language dialogue (including Burt Lancaster's actual voice), a new essay by author and film historian Michael Wood

Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon, Claudia Cardinale, Paola Stoppa, Rina Morelli

Recounting the years of Italy's Risorgimento-when the aristocracy lost its grip and the middle classes rose and formed a democratic Italy

DVD - NTSC; Dolby Digital; Region 1

In Italian with English subtitles

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Additional Credits:
Visconti, Luchino, 1906-1976.
Lombardo, Goffredo.
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Delon, Alain, 1935-
Cardinale, Claudia, 1939-
Stoppa, Paolo.
Morelli, Rina, 1908-1976.
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Tomasi di Lampedusa, Giuseppe, 1896-1957.
Rota, Nino, 1911-1979.
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