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Title Il generale della rovere [(DVD) videorecording] / Zebra Film ; S.N.E. Gaumont ; producer, director Roberto Rosselini ; story & screenplay, Sergio Amidei, Diego Fabri, Indro Montanelli.

Edition Special edition.
Publication Info. [United States] : The Criterion Collection, [2009]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Foreign Films  ITALIAN GEN    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (132 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD; full screen.
Language Italian dialogue; English subtitles.
Note Title from container.
Originally produced in 1959.
Based on an idea by Indro Montanelli.
Special features: New, restored high-definition digital transfer ; interviews with Isabella, Renzo, and Ingrid Rossellini, and film scholar Adriano Aprà ; visual essay by Tag Gallagher, author of The adventures of Roberto Rossellini ; original theatrical trailer ; new and improved English subtitle translation ; booklet featuring an essay by film critic James Monaco and an excerpt from a 2000 interview with Indro Montanelli, author of the story that inspired the film.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Cast Vittorio de Sica, Hannes Messemer, Sandra Milo.
Credits Editor, Cesare Cavagna ; photography, Carlo Carlini ; music, Renzo Rossellini.
Summary Film of intrigue and heroism within the Italian underground during the German occupation of Italy. Emanuele Bardone, a petty con man, fleeces his victims by posing as a colonel. Persuaded by the Germans to impersonate a partisan leader they have killed, he assumes the admirable qualities of the heroic officer and the German plan backfires.
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Italy -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Feature films Italy.
Motion pictures, Italian.
Added Author Rossellini, Roberto, 1906-1977.
Amidei, Sergio.
Fabbri, Diego, 1911-1980.
Montanelli, Indro, 1909-2001.
De Sica, Vittorio, 1901-1974.
Messemer, Hannes.
Milo, Sandra.
Zebra Film Productions.
Gaumont (Firm)
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Added Title Il generale della rovere
ISBN 9781604651249
Standard No. 715515042611
Music No. CC1797 The Criterion Collection
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