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|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Marco Ferreri; José Isbert; Anne Wiazemsky; Marco Margine; Marcello Mastroianni; Michel Piccoli; Philippe Noiret; Ugo Tognazzi; Catherine Deneuve; Gérard Depardieu; Roberto Benigni; Ben Gazzara; Ingrid Thulin; Fox Lorber Films.
|Language Note:||In Spanish (El cochecito), Italian (The seed of man, Seeking asylum, The house of smiles), French (La grande bouffe) and English (Tales of ordinary madness); all non-English films have English subtitles.|
|Notes:||Booklet entitled Marco Ferreri, a feast of images, inserted in container.|
|Credits:||Directed by Marco Ferreri.|
|Cast:||(El cochecito) José Isbert ; (The seed of man) Anne Wiazemsky, Marco Margine ; (La grande bouffe) Marcello Mastroianni, Michel Piccoli, Phillipe Noiret, Ugo Tognazzi ; (Don't touch the white woman) Marcello Mastroianni, Catherine Deneuve ; (Bye bye monkey) Gérard Depardieu, Marcello Mastroianni ; (Seeking asylum) Roberto Benigni ; (Tales of ordinary madness) Ben Gazzara ; (The house of smiles) Ingrid Thulin.|
|Description:||8 videodiscs (850 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ( p. : col. ports. ; 19 cm.)|
|Details:||DVD ; Dolby Digital.|
|Contents:||Disc 1. El cochecito (88 min.) --
Disc 2. Il seme dell'uomo = The seed of man (105 min.) --
Disc 3. La grande bouffe = The big feast (130 min.) --
Disc 4. Touche pas à la femme blanche = Don't touch the white woman (107 min) --
Disc 5. Rêve de singe = Bye bye monkey (113 min.) --
Disc 6. Chiedo asilo = Seeking asylum (112 min.) --
Disc 7. Tales of ordinary madness (101 min.) --
Disc 8. La casa del sorriso = The house of smiles (94 min.).
|Other Titles:||Seme dell'uomo.
Seed of man.
Rêve de singe.
Bye bye monkey.
Tales of ordinary madness.
Casa del sorriso.
House of smiles.
(Il seme dell'uomo = The seed of man, 1969) In the days immediately following a plague that has wiped out most of the world's population, a young couple struggle with whether or not to have a child.
(La grande bouffe = The big feast, 1973) Four world-weary middle-aged men decide to gorge themselves to death in one final orgiastic weekend full of gourmet food, call girls, and a hefty, lusty schoolteacher.
(Touche pas à la femme blanche = Don't touch the white woman, 1974) Presents a unique and anachronistic pastiche on the American western and a subversive swipe at the treatment of Native Americans. As the cavalry fights the Indians, coward General Custer is trying to fight off the advances of both Sitting Bull and Marie-Hélène while modern day Parisian life goes on around them.
(Rêve de singe = Bye bye monkey, 1978) A young man who works with a feminist acting troupe finds a young chimpanzee and adopts her. The chimp also is seen as a threat by a wax museum owner and as another man's hope.
(Chiedo asilo = Seeking asylum, 1979) A playful, innocent preschool teacher in Bologna, Italy leads his charges on unorthodox field trips and entertains them in kooky ways. Able to view life through a child's eyes, he grows exceptionally close to his pupils.
(Tales of ordinary madness, 1981) Charles Serking, a hard-drinking poet living in the dark-alley of the world, is surrounded by desperate and depraved characters such as his ex-wife and Cass, the prostitute he loves. Cass inspires him to write and soon he must choose between her and his "art."
(La casa del sorriso = The house of smiles, 1988) An elderly woman struggles to find love and to survive inside a repressive retirement home.