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Conversation piece = Gruppo di famiglia in un interno / una produzione Rusconi Film ; un film di Luchino Visconti ; sceneggiatura di Suso Cecchi D'Amico, Enrico Medioli e Luchino Visconti ; realizzato da Giovanni Bertolucci ; per la Rusconi Film ; regia, Luchino Visconti.

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  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (125 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.+ 1 booklet
  • Publisher: [United States] : RARO Video, 2012.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1974.
Special features: original trailer; interview with Alessandro Benccivenni ; illustrated booklet containing critical analysis of the film by Mark Rappaport.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Pasqualino de Santis ; editor, Ruggero Mastroianni ; music, Franco Mannino.
Participant or Performer Note:
Burt Lancaster, Helmut Berger, Silvana Mangano, Claudia Marsani, Stefano Patrizi, Elvira Cortese, Philippe Hersent.
Summary, etc.:
About a lonely art collector who lives in Rome and how his life is changed when the wife of a rightist industrialist, Marchesa Bianca Brumonti, her gigolo Konrad, her precocious daughter and her daughter's boyfriend Stefano end up renting the upper portion of his luxurious apartment. He gets involved in the affairs of complete strangers much against his will and ends up being even lonelier than before.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, widescreen 16x9 (2.35:1) aspect ratio, mono.
Language Note:
In English.
Subject: Digital recordings.
Retirees > Italy > Drama.
Landlord and tenant > Italy > Drama.
Americans > Italy > Drama.
Loneliness in old age > Italy > Drama.
Dysfunctional families > Italy > Drama.
Genre: Fiction films.
Feature films.
Feature films > Italy.
Feature films > France.

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