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Umberto D.

Author: Vittorio De Sica
Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : ItalianView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
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This neorealist masterpiece by Vittorio De Sica follows an elderly pensioner as he strives to make ends meet during Italy's postwar economic recovery. Alone except for his dog, Flike, Umberto struggles to maintain his dignity in a city where human kindness seems to have been swallowed up by the forces of modernization. His simple quest to satisfy his basic needs, food, shelter, companionship, makes for one of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Vittorio De Sica
OCLC Number: 897772282
Notes: Title from title frames.
Event notes: Originally produced by Criterion Collection/Janus Films in 1952.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 88 minutes)

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This neorealist masterpiece by Vittorio De Sica follows an elderly pensioner as he strives to make ends meet during Italy's postwar economic recovery. Alone except for his dog, Flike, Umberto struggles to maintain his dignity in a city where human kindness seems to have been swallowed up by the forces of modernization. His simple quest to satisfy his basic needs, food, shelter, companionship, makes for one of the most heartbreaking stories ever filmed, and an essential classic of world cinema.

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