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Ogro (1979)
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Call no.:
DVD/PAL 023 152
Title:
Ogro
Alternate titles:
Operación ogro
Originally produced:
1979
Format:
DVD
Summary:
In December 1973 a commando of ETA (a Basque separatist group) assassinated Admiral Carrero Blanco who, a few days earlier, had been named President of the Spanish government by General Franco. The film dramatizes the preparations and execution of this event which changed the history of Spain.
Credits:
Consorzio italiano distributori indipendenti film presenta ; una produzione Sabre Film, Vides Cinematográfica, Action Film ; Franco Cristaldi presenta un film di Gillo Pontecorvo ; soggetto e sceneggiatura Giorgio Arlorio, Ugo Pirro, Gillo Pontecorvo ; prodotta da Franco Cristaldi e Nicola Carraro ; regia, Gillo Pontecorvo.
Edition:
Edizione restaurata e rimasterizzata ; [widescreen presentation].
Publication:
[Milano] : Dolmen Home Video, [200-?]
Languages:
In Italian; optional subtitles in English.
Closed-captioned in Italian for the hearing impaired.
Details:
1 DVD (111 min.) : sound, color
Country of production:
Spain
Italy
France
Studio(s):
Consorzio italiano distributori indipendenti film
Sabre Films (Firm)
Vides Cinematográfica
Action Film (Firm)
Director(s):
Pontecorvo, Gillo
Screenwriter(s):
Pontecorvo, Gillo
Arlorio, Giorgio
Pirro, Ugo
Producer(s):
Cristaldi, Franco
Carraro, Nicola
Cast:
Gian Maria Volonté, Angela Molina, Saverio Marconi, José Sacristan, Eusebio Poncela.
Production:
Director of photography, Marcello Gatti; editor, Mario Morra; music, Ennio Morricone.
Notes:
Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 1979.
Based on Operación ogro / [by] Julen Agirre [pseud. of Eva Forest].
Special features: interview with Gillo Pontecorvo; Operazione Ogro; artistic biographies; stills gallery; original locations.
Aspect ratio 1.66:1 (16/9).
Subjects:
Forest, Eva Film adaptations.
Carrero Blanco, Luis Assassination Drama.
ETA (Organization)
Assassination Drama.
Assassins Drama.
Basques Drama.
Spain History 1939-1975 Drama.
Genre:
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Historical films.
Film adaptations.
Motion pictures, Italian.
Motion pictures, Spanish.
Motion pictures, French.
Feature films.
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Location: Van Pelt Video Collection
Format: DVD
Region: PAL
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Film adaptations
Genre: Historical films
Genre: Motion pictures, French
Year: 1970s
Spoken language: Italian
Subtitles: English
Subtitles: Italian
Title: Ogro
Director: Pontecorvo, Gillo
Actor: Marconi, Saverio
Actor: Molina, Angela
Actor: Poncela, Eusebio
Actor: Sacristán, José
Musical score composer: Morricone, Ennio
Production studio: Action Film (Firm)
Production studio: Consorzio italiano distributori indipendenti film
Production studio: Sabre Films (Firm)
Production studio: Vides Cinematográfica
Country of production: France
Country of production: Italy
Country of production: Spain
Screenplay: Adaptations
Film technique: Live action