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La commare secca [videorecording] = The grim reaper / Cinematografice Cervi ; Cineriz, a film by Bernardo Bertolucci ; produced by Antonio Cervi ; screenplay by Pier Paolo Pasolini and Sergio Citti ; directed by Bernardo Bertolucci.

La commare secca The grim reaper

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  • 1 copies at Grand Rapids Public Library

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Main DVD Commare (Text) 31307015537535 Storage Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0780029577 :
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 93 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen presentation.
  • Publisher: Irvington, NY : Criterion Collection ; [2005].

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1962.
Special features: New, restored high-definition digital transfer; exclusive interview with director Bernardo Bertolucci ; essay by film critic David Thompson; new and improved English subtitle translation.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Cinematography, Giovanni Narzisi ; editor, Nino Baragli ; music, Piero Piccioni, Carlo Rustichelli ; costume designer, Adriana Spadaro.
Participant or Performer Note:
Carlotta Barilli, Lorenza Bendetti, Clorinda Celani, Vincenzo Ciccora, Alvaro D'Ercole, Giancarlo De Rosa, Gabriella Giorgelli, Romano Labate, Silvio Lourenzi.
Summary, etc.:
The brutalized corpse of a prostitute is found in a Roman park, along the banks of the Tiber River. The police round up and interrogate a handful of possible suspects. Each has to explain why they were there. One of them is the killer.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.66:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Language Note:
Italian dialogue, English subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Murder > Investigation > Italy > Drama.
Prostitutes > Italy > Drama.
Murderers > Italy > Drama.
Motion pictures, Italian.
Genre: Feature films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
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