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Umberto D. (Criterion Collection) (1952) back to product details  

Cast: Carlo Battisti, Carlo Battisti, Maria Pia Casilio, Maria Pia Casilio, Lina Gennari, Lina Gennari, Memmo Carotenuto, Memmo Carotenuto, Ileana Simova, Ileana Simova, Lamberto Maggiorani, Lamberto Maggiorani, Alberto Albani Barbieri, Alberto Albani Barbieri, Elena Rea, Elena Rea
Director: Vittorio De Sica, Vittorio De Sica
Producer: Vittorio De Sica, Vittorio De Sica, Giuseppe Amato, Giuseppe Amato
Screenwriter: Cesare Zavattini, Cesare Zavattini, Vittorio De Sica, Vittorio De Sica
Cinematographer: Aldo Graziati, Aldo Graziati
Production Manager: Nino Misiano, Nino Misiano
Composer (Music Score): Alessandro Cicognini, Alessandro Cicognini
Editor: Eraldo da Roma, Eraldo da Roma
Production Designer: Virgilio Marchi, Virgilio Marchi


Screen Formats:B&W
Sound:Dolby Digital Mono
Aspect Ratio:1.33:1

Features:
New high-definition digital transfer, made from restored elements
That's Life: Vittorio De Sica, a 55-minute documentary made for Italian television in 2001
New video interview with actress Maria Pia Casilio
New essay by critic Stuart Klawans and reprinted recollections on the film by De Sica
Writings on Umberto D. by Umberto Eco, Luisa Alessandri, and Carlo Battisti
New and improved English subtitle translation
Optimal image quality: RSDL dual-layer edition

Chapters:
Side #1 --
1. Opening Credits/Demonstration [3:58]
2. Umberto Domenico Ferrari [5:53]
3. Maria the Maid [5:15]
4. Threat of Eviction [5:15]
5. "All or Nothing" [5:57]
6. No Sleep [5:23]
7. Morning Routine [8:27]
8. The Hospital [7:29]
9. The Search for Flike [9:43]
10. An Old Friend [6:47]
11. Desperation [2:02]
12. "I'm Tired" [4:50]
13. Leaving [5:28]
14. Change of Plans [3:22]
15. Umberto & Flike [8:38]
1. First Roles, First Films [5:06]
2. Collaborator Cesare Zavattini [3:18]
3. Neorealism [4:22]
4. Miracle in Milan & Umberto D. [5:15]
5. Actors vs. Characters [5:55]
6. Il Generale Della Rovere [3:30]
7. La Ciociaria [4:36]
8. Success With Sophia Loren [3:56]
9. Crisis in Cinema [6:13]
10. Victorious [12:16]

Awards:
  • 1956 nominated for Best Story from Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Scie to Zavattini, Cesare.
  • 1956 nominated for Best Story from Academy to Zavattini, Cesare.
  • 1955 won Best Foreign Film from New York Film Critics Circle.



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