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Title The garden of the Finzi-Continis [(DVD) videorecording] = Giardino dei Finzi-Contini / Sony Pictures Classics ; from Cinema 5 ; adaptation and screenplay by Ugo Pirro, Vittorio Bonicelli ; produced by Gianni Hecht Lucari for Documento Film and Arthur Cohn ; directed by Vittorio De Sica.

Publication Info. [Burbank, Calif.] : Columbia TriStar Home Video, [2001]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Foreign Films  ITALIAN GAR    DUE 12-06-21
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Description 1 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Series SONY Pictures classics.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital; digitally mastered audio and anamorphic video.
Language Italian language soundtrack with English subtitles ; credits in English ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Cast Lino Capolicchio, Dominique Sanda, Fabio Testi, Romolo Valli, Helmut Berger.
Credits Director of photography, Ennio Guarnieri ; editor, Adriana Novelli ; music, Manuel De Sica.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1970.
Based on the novel of the same title by Giorgio Bassani.
Special features include: Bonus trailers ; filmographies.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Audience MPAA rating: R.
Awards Academy Award winner, 1971: Best foreign language film.
Summary Set in Italy in 1938, when Mussolini's anti-Semitic 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.
Subject Bassani, Giorgio, 1916-2000 -- Television adaptations.
Bassani, Giorgio, 1916-2000 -- Film adaptations.
Jewish families -- Italy -- Drama.
Jews -- Italy -- Drama.
Jews -- Persecutions -- Italy -- Drama.
Genre Feature films Italy.
Motion pictures Italy.
Foreign films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author 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-
De Sica, Manuel.
Bassani, Giorgio, 1916-2000. Giardino dei Finzi-Contini.
Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)
Cinema 5.
Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
Added Title Giardino dei Finzi-Contini
ISBN 0767863992
Standard No. 043396062016
Music No. 06201 Columbia TriStar Home Video
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