Umberto D.


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Physical Desc
1 videodisc (89 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.


General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1952.
General Note
"Janus Films"--Container.
General Note
Special features include: "That's life: Vittorio De Sica" a 55-minute documentary made for Italian television in 2001 and directed by Sandro Lai; video interview with actress Maria Pia Casilio; writings on "Umberto D." by Umberto Eco, Luisa Alessandri, and Carlo Battisti.
General Note
Includes essay by critic Stuart Klawans and reprinted recollections on the film by De Sica.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, G.R. Aldo ; editor, Eraldo Da Roma ; music, Alessandro Cicognini ; production designer, Virgilio Marchi.
Carlo Battisti, Maria Pia Casilio, Lina Gennari, Ileana Simova, Elena Rea, Memmo Carotenuto.
Follow Umberto D., an elderly pensioner, as he struggles to make ends meet during Italy's postwar economic boom. Alone, except for his dog, Flike, Umberto strives to maintain his dignity while trying to survive in a city where traditional human kindness seems to have lost out to the forces of modernization.
System Details
DVD; Dolby Digital mono.; aspect ratio 1.33:1; RSDL dual-layer; high-definition digital transfer, made from restored elements.
Italian dialogue, with English subtitles.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Rizzoli, A., De Sica, V., Amato, G., Zavattini, C., Battisti, C., Casilio, M. P., Gennari, L., Simova, I., Rea, E., Carotenuto, M., Graziati, A., Da Roma, E., Cicognini, A., & Marchi, V. (2003). Umberto D . Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Angelo. Rizzoli et al.. 2003. Umberto D. [Irvington, N.Y.]: Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Angelo. Rizzoli et al.. Umberto D [Irvington, N.Y.]: Criterion Collection, 2003.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Rizzoli, Angelo., et al. Umberto D Criterion Collection, 2003.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.

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