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Adua e le compagne (1960)
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Call no.:
DVD 020 525
Title:
Adua e le compagne
Alternate titles:
Adua and her friends
Originally produced:
1960
Format:
DVD
Summary:
A wonderful example of Italian realism, this film tells the story of four prostitutes forced to fend for themselves when a new law closes the bordellos of Rome. They pool their savings to open a trattoria, but find they cannot get a license. A prominent fixer with connections obtains the license for them, on the condition that they conduct their old business upstairs and pay him an exorbitant monthly fee.
Credits:
Moris Ergas presenta ; ... un film di Antonio Pietrangeli ; sceneggiatura di Ruggero Maccari [et al.] ; regìa di Antonio Pietrangeli.
Edition:
Widescreen.
Publication:
[United States] : RARO Video, [2011]
Languages:
Italian dialogue; English subtitles.
Details:
1 DVD (129 min.) : sound, black & white
Country of production:
Italy
Studio(s):
Rarovideo (Firm)
Director(s):
Pietrangeli, Antonio
Screenwriter(s):
Maccari, Ruggero
Producer(s):
Ergas, Moris
Cast:
Simone Signoret, Sandra Milo, Emmanuele Riva, Gina Rovere, Marcello Mastroianni.
Production:
Cinematography, Armando Nannuzzi ; editor, Eraldo Da Roma ; music, Piero Piccioni.
Notes:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1960.
(1.66:1) aspect ratio.
Special features: Introduction by Italian film historian Maurizio Poro; an episode from the film Amori di Mezzo Secolo, entitled Girandola 1910; director biography and filmography; photo gallery; a fully illustrated booklet including critical analysis of the film; new digital HD transfer from original 35mm negative print; digitally restored and remastered; new and improved English subtitle translation.
Subjects:
Prostitutes Italy Rome Drama.
Man-woman relationships Italy Rome Drama.
Friendship Drama.
Genre:
Crime films.
Feature films.
Motion pictures, Italian.
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Location: Van Pelt Video Collection
Format: DVD
Region: NTSC (North America)
Genre: Crime films
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Motion pictures, Italian
Year: 1960s
Spoken language: Italian
Subtitles: English
Title: Adua e le compagne
Director: Pietrangeli, Antonio
Actor: Mastroianni, Marcello
Actor: Milo, Sandra
Actor: Riva, Emmanuèle
Actor: Rovere, Gina
Musical score composer: Piccioni, Piero
Production studio: Rarovideo (Firm)
Country of production: Italy
Screenplay: Original
Film technique: Live action
Cover image available: Yes