Item Details

The Garden of the Finzi-Continis [videorecording]

Sony Pictures Classics ; adaptation and screenplay by Ugo Pirro, Vittorio Bonicelli ; produced by Gianni Hecht Lucari for Documento Film and Arthur Cohn ; directed by Vittorio De Sica
Format
Video; VHS
Summary
In Italy in 1938, Mussolini's anti-Semitic edicts begin to isolate the Jews from their communities. Among them are the Finzi-Continis, an aristocratic Jewish family forced for the first time to acknowledge the world beyond its fenced garden.
Director
Vittorio De Sica
Performers
Lino Capolicchio, Dominique Sanda, Helmut Berger, Fabio Testi, Romolo Valli.
Release Date
1970
Run Time
94 min.
Language
In Italian with English subtitles
Rating
Rated R
Notes
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1970.
  • Based on the novel of the same title by Giorgio Bassani.
  • Formatted to fit TV screen.
  • Previous produced: Culver City CA : Columbia TriStar Home Video, 1997.
Awards Note
Academy Award, Best Foreign Language Film, 1971.
Edition
Newly restored version
Series
Jewish Heritage Video Collection
Series Statement
Jewish heritage video collection ; JL 214
ISBN
0800173465
Credits
Director of photography, Ennio Guarnieri; film editor, Adriana Novelli; music, Manuel De Sica.
Published
[New York, N.Y. : Jewish Media Fund, 1997]
Description
1 videocassette (ca. 94 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
VHS format ; hi-fi stereo, Dolby surround.
Technical Details
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