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Il Deserto rosso = Red desert

Author: Michelangelo AntonioniTonino GuerraTonino CerviMonica VittiRichard HarrisAll authors
Publisher: London : BFI, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : PAL color broadcast system : ItalianView all editions and formats
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A young woman on the verge of a nervous breakdown struggles to find peace and comfort in a bleak, industrialized town. She has an affair with her husband's best friend, but becomes increasingly alienated from the souless industrial environment around her.
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Genre/Form: Motion pictures, French
Drama
Feature films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michelangelo Antonioni; Tonino Guerra; Tonino Cervi; Monica Vitti; Richard Harris; Xenia Valderi; Giovanni Fusco; Carlo Di Palma; Cinematografica Federiz.; Franco Riz (Firm); British Film Institute.
OCLC Number: 269463719
Language Note: Italian with English subtitles.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1964.
Aspect ratio 1.85:1 (16x9 anamorphic).
Special features: commentary with David Forgacs; trailer.
Credits: Cinematography, Carlo Di Palma ; film editing, Eraldo Da Roma ; original music, Giovanni Fusco.
Cast: Monica Vitti, Richard Harris, Xenia Valderi.
Description: 1 videodisc (112 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (17 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Details: DVD PAL; Dolby digital mono.
Contents: DVD special features: Brand new restoration with new improved English subtitle translation --
New full-feature commentary by Italian film scholar David Forgacs --
Original trailer --
Illustrated color booklet containing newly commissioned essays, notes, and Antonioni's recollections of making Red Desert --
Dolby Digital mono audio (320 kbps). Booklet contains: Red Desert / David forgacs ; Michelangelo Antonioni on Red Desert ; the life & work of Michelangelo antonioni (1912-2007) / Geoffrey Nowell-Smith.
Other Titles: Red desert
Responsibility: Film Duemila ; Cinematografica Federiz ; Franco Riz ; Intra Films ; prodotta da Antonio Cervi ; regia da Michelangelo Antonioni ; soggeto e sceneggiatura, Michelanangelo Antonioni, Tonino Guerra.

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A young woman on the verge of a nervous breakdown struggles to find peace and comfort in a bleak, industrialized town. She has an affair with her husband's best friend, but becomes increasingly alienated from the souless industrial environment around her.

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