Umberto D. [1952] [Criterion] (BLU)

Vittorio De Sica

Buy $35.98
SHIPS FREE in U.S.

Synopsis

In Italian with English subtitles.   High-definition digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack.

 

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.

Product Details

  • Starring: Memmo Carotenuto, Carlo Battisti, Maria Pia Casilio, Lina Gennari
  • Format: Black & White, Dolby, NTSC, Widescreen
  • Language: English
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.77:1
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Label: The Criterion Collection
  • Run Time: 89 minutes
  • Catalogue #: 2176

Special Features

  • That's Life: Vittorio De Sica - Fifty Five Minute Documentary About The Director's Career, Made For Italian Television in 2001
  • Interview With Actress Maria Pia Casilio From 2003
  • Booklet Featuring An Essay By Critic Stuart Klawans and Reprinted Recollections by De Sica and Actor Carlo Battisti
Always Free Shipping on Amoeba.com
Amoeba Accepts Paypal - Start Digging!
Amoeblog

Register


New customers, create your Amoeba.com account here. Its quick and easy!


Register

Don't want to register? Feel free to make a purchase as a guest!

Checkout as Guest

Currently, we do not allow digital purchases without registration

Close

Register

Become a member of Amoeba.com. It's easy and quick!

All fields required.

An error has occured - see below:

Already have an account? Log in.

Close

Forgot Password






To reset your password, enter your registration e-mail address.




Close

Forgot Username





Enter your registration e-mail address and we'll send you your username.




Close

Amoeba Newsletter Sign Up

Submit
Close