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The great beauty / regia di Paolo Sorrentino ; una produzione Indigo Film in collaborazione con Medusa Film ; una coproduzione Italia-Franca ; prodotto da Nicola Giuliano, Francesca Cima ; sceneggiatura, Paolo Sorrentino, Umberto Contarello.

Format Video (DVD)
EditionDVD edition.
Publication Info [New York, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2014]
Description2 videodiscs (142 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (16 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Subject(s)
Other author/creatorSorrentino, Paolo screenwriter, film director.
Other author/creatorContarello, Umberto, screenwriter.
Other author/creatorGiuliano, Nicola film producer.
Other author/creatorCima, Francesca film producer.
Other author/creatorVerdone, Carlo, 1950- actor.
Other author/creatorServillo, Toni actor.
Other author/creatorFerilli, Sabrina, 1964- actor.
Other author/creatorBuccirosso, Carlo, 1954- actor.
Other author/creatorForte, Iaia, 1963- actor.
Other author/creatorVilloresi, Pamela, 1957- actor.
Other author/creatorRanzi, Galatea, actor.
Other author/creatorGraziosi, Franco, 1929- actor.
Other author/creatorPasotti, Giorgio, 1973- actor.
Other author/creatorPopolizio, Massimo, 1961- actor.
Other author/creatorGessner, Sonia, actor.
Other author/creatorDella Rosa, Anna, actor.
Other author/creatorMarinelli, Luca, actor.
Other author/creatorGrandi, Serena, 1958- actor.
Other author/creatorFranek, Ivan actor.
Other author/creatorDobtcheff, Vernon, 1934- actor.
Other author/creatorCantarelli, Dario, actor.
Other author/creatorPetrolo, Pasquale, 1962- actor.
Other author/creatorVirgilio, Luciano, 1943- actor.
Other author/creatorMerli, Giusi, actor.
Other author/creatorKravos, Anita, actor.
Other author/creatorDe Francovich, Massimo, 1936- actor.
Other author/creatorHerlitzka, Roberto, 1937- actor.
Other author/creatorFerrari, Isabella, 1964- actor.
Other author/creatorIndigo Film (Firm) production company.
Other author/creatorMedusa Film, production company.
Other author/creatorCriterion Collection (Firm) film distributor.
Parallel title La grande bellezza
Series Criterion collection ; 702
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 702. ^A506835
Contents disc 1. Feature film -- disc 2. Special features.
Abstract For decades, journalist Jep Gambardella has charmed and seduced his way through the glittering nightlife of Rome. Since the legendary success of his only novel, he has been a permanent fixture in the city's literary and elite social circles. But on his sixty-fifth birthday, Jep unexpectedly finds himself taking stock of his life, turning his cutting wit on himself and his contemporaries.
General noteOriginally produced as a motion picture in 2013.
General noteSpecial features: New conversation between Sorrentino and Italian cultural critic Antonio Monda ; new interview with actor Toni Servillo ; new interview with screenwriter Contarello ; deleted scenes ; trailer ; booklet featuring an essay by critic Phillip Lopate.
CreditsCinematography, Luca Bigazzi ; editor, Cristiano Travaglioli ; music, Lele Marchitelli.
Cast Carlo Verdone, Toni Servillo, Sabrina Ferilli, Carlo Buccirosso, Iaia Forte, Pamela Villoresi, Galatea Ranzi, Franco Graziosi, Giorgio Pasotti, Massimo Popolizio, Sonia Gessner, Anna Della Rosa, Luca Marinelli, Serena Grandi, Ivan Franek, Vernon Dobtcheff, Dario Cantarelli, Lillo Petrolo, Luciano Virgilio, Giusi Merli, Anita Kravos, Massimo De Francovich, Roberto Herlitzka, Isabella Ferrari.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Technical detailsDVD.
LanguageIn Italian, with optional subtitles in English; booklet in English.
Genre/formFiction films.
Genre/formFeature films.
ISBN9781604658361
ISBN1604658363
UPC 715515115117
Publisher numberCC2354D The Criterion Collection

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