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Mamma Roma (2004, original release: 1962)


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Published: [United States] : [United States] : Criterion Collection ; Distributed by Home Vision Entertainment, 2004
Series: Criterion collection
Edition:  Special ed
Description:  2 videodiscs (110 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 0780028007,
Language:  Italian

DVD release of a 1962 motion picture

Special features: Interviews with Bernardo Bertolucci, Tonino Delli Colli, and Enzo Siciliano ; original theatrical trailer ; poster gallery ; Pier Paolo Pasolini (58 min. ; 1995) / Ivo Barnabo Micheli ; La ricotta (35 min. ; 1963) / Pasolini ; a 32-page booklet featuring excerpted interviews with Pasolini on Mamma Roma and La ricotta, and essays by novelist and culture critic Gary Indiana and Pasolini biographer Enzo Siciliano

Anna Magnani, Ettore Garofolo, Franco Citti, Silvana Corsini

A middle-aged prostitute attempts to extricte herself from her sordid past for the sake of her son. Mamma Roma offers an unflinching look at the struggle for survival in postwar Italy

MPAA rating: Not rated

DVD, 1.85:1 aspect ratio (enhanced to 16:9 television); Dolby Digital mono

In Italian with English subtitles

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Additional Credits:
Bini, Alfredo, 1926-
Pasolini, Pier Paolo, 1922-1975
Magnani, Anna, 1908-1973
Garofolo, Ettore
Citti, Franco
Corsini, Silvana
Rustichelli, Carlo
Micheli, Ivo Barnabo
Arco Film
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)

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