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The Resource Umberto D., Dear Film presenta un film di Vittorio De Sica ; sogetto e sceneggiatura di Cesare Zavattini ; produzione, Rizzoli-De Sica, Amato ; il film e stato realizzato negli Stabilmenti di Cinecitta ; in collaborazione con Scuola Nazionale di Cinema, Centro Sperimental di Cinematografia

Umberto D., Dear Film presenta un film di Vittorio De Sica ; sogetto e sceneggiatura di Cesare Zavattini ; produzione, Rizzoli-De Sica, Amato ; il film e stato realizzato negli Stabilmenti di Cinecitta ; in collaborazione con Scuola Nazionale di Cinema, Centro Sperimental di Cinematografia

Label
Umberto D.
Title
Umberto D.
Statement of responsibility
Dear Film presenta un film di Vittorio De Sica ; sogetto e sceneggiatura di Cesare Zavattini ; produzione, Rizzoli-De Sica, Amato ; il film e stato realizzato negli Stabilmenti di Cinecitta ; in collaborazione con Scuola Nazionale di Cinema, Centro Sperimental di Cinematografia
Title variation
Vitorio De Sica's Umberto D
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Editor of moving image work
Producer
Production designer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • ita
  • eng
  • ita
  • ita
Summary
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
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, G.R. Aldo ; editor, Eraldo Da Roma ; music, Alessandro Cicognini ; production designer, Virgilio Marchi
Language note
Italian dialogue, with English subtitles
LC call number
  • PN1995.9.F67
  • PN1997
LC item number
  • U43 2003
  • .U39 2003
PerformerNote
Carlo Battisti, Maria Pia Casilio, Lina Gennari, Ileana Simova, Elena Rea, Memmo Carotenuto
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1901-1974
  • 1899-1964
  • 1902-1989
  • 1882-1977
  • 1935-2012
  • 1908-1980
  • 1902-1953
  • 1895-1960
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rizzoli, Angelo
  • De Sica, Vittorio
  • Amato, Giuseppe
  • Zavattini, Cesare
  • Battisti, Carlo
  • Casilio, Maria Pia
  • Gennari, Lina
  • Simova, Ileana
  • Rea, Elena
  • Carotenuto, Memmo
  • Graziati, Aldo
  • Da Roma, Eraldo
  • Cicognini, Alessandro
  • Marchi, Virgilio
  • Dear film produzione
  • Stabilmenti di Cinecitta (Firm)
  • Scuola nazionale di cinema (Italy)
  • Centro sperimentale di cinematografia (Italy)
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
  • Janus Films
Runtime
89
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
201
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Poverty
  • Economics
  • Civil service pensioners
  • Dignity
  • Economics
  • Dignity
  • Civil service pensioners
  • Italy
Technique
live action
Label
Umberto D., Dear Film presenta un film di Vittorio De Sica ; sogetto e sceneggiatura di Cesare Zavattini ; produzione, Rizzoli-De Sica, Amato ; il film e stato realizzato negli Stabilmenti di Cinecitta ; in collaborazione con Scuola Nazionale di Cinema, Centro Sperimental di Cinematografia
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1952
  • "Janus Films"--Container
  • 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
  • Includes essay by critic Stuart Klawans and reprinted recollections on the film by De Sica
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features include documentary on Cesare Zavattini: Così è la vita : ricerche e documentazione Valentina Arcucci = [That's life : Vittorio De Sica] / Rai Teche Rai Teade presentano ; consulenza Tullio Kezich ; di Sandro Lai ; a cura di Daniela Piccioni ; musica Francesco de Luca e Alessandro Forti ; montaggio Gianfranco Pranno (2001) (54:32)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (89 min.)
Isbn
9780780026476
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
UMB020
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
  • (OCoLC)52710170
  • (OCoLC)ocm52710170
System details
DVD; Dolby Digital mono.; aspect ratio 1.33:1; RSDL dual-layer; high-definition digital transfer, made from restored elements
Video recording format
EIAJ (1/2 in., reel)
Label
Umberto D., Dear Film presenta un film di Vittorio De Sica ; sogetto e sceneggiatura di Cesare Zavattini ; produzione, Rizzoli-De Sica, Amato ; il film e stato realizzato negli Stabilmenti di Cinecitta ; in collaborazione con Scuola Nazionale di Cinema, Centro Sperimental di Cinematografia
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1952
  • "Janus Films"--Container
  • 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
  • Includes essay by critic Stuart Klawans and reprinted recollections on the film by De Sica
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features include documentary on Cesare Zavattini: Così è la vita : ricerche e documentazione Valentina Arcucci = [That's life : Vittorio De Sica] / Rai Teche Rai Teade presentano ; consulenza Tullio Kezich ; di Sandro Lai ; a cura di Daniela Piccioni ; musica Francesco de Luca e Alessandro Forti ; montaggio Gianfranco Pranno (2001) (54:32)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (89 min.)
Isbn
9780780026476
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
UMB020
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
  • (OCoLC)52710170
  • (OCoLC)ocm52710170
System details
DVD; Dolby Digital mono.; aspect ratio 1.33:1; RSDL dual-layer; high-definition digital transfer, made from restored elements
Video recording format
EIAJ (1/2 in., reel)

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