[United States] : [United States] : Criterion Collection ; Distributed by Home Vision Entertainment, 2004
Series: Criterion collection
2 videodiscs (110 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in ISBN/ISSN:
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, 1922-1975Magnani, Anna, 1908-1973Garofolo, EttoreCitti, FrancoCorsini, SilvanaRustichelli, CarloMicheli, Ivo BarnaboArco FilmCriterion Collection (Firm)Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)
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