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The great beauty = La Grande bellezza [videorecording] / Indigo Film, co-production Medusa Film, Pathé, France 2 Cinéma, in association with Mediaset, Canal+, Ciné+, France Télévisions ; produced by Nicola Giuliano, Francesca Cima ; directed by Paolo Sorrentino ; screenplay Paolo Sorrentino, Umberto Contarelloa.

Sorrentino, Paolo, (writer,, director.). Contarello, Umberto, (director.). Giuliano, Nicola, (producer.). Cima, Francesca, (producer.). Verdone, Carlo, 1951- (actor.). Servillo, Toni, (actor.). Ferilli, Sabrina, 1964- (actor.). Buccirosso, Carlo, (actor.). Marchitelli, Lele, (composer.). Travaglioli, Cristiano, (film editor.). Bigazzi, Luca, 1958- (cinematographer.). Indigo Film (Firm) (Added Author). Medusa Film. (Added Author). Studio Canal+. (Added Author). Pathé cinéma (France) (Added Author). France 2 cinéma (Firm) (Added Author). Gruppo Mediaset (Italy) (Added Author). France télévision. (Added Author). Criterion Collection (Firm) (Added Author). Carlo Verdone, Toni Servillo, Sabrina Ferilli, Carlo Buccirosso. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Homer Public Library DVD GRE 000108431 Video Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781604658095
  • ISBN: 1604658096
  • Physical Description: 1 Blu-ray videodisc (142 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 2 DVDs (142 min. : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.) + 1 booklet (1 v. : col. ill. ; 17 cm).
  • Edition: Director-approved, dual-format ed., special ed., [Blu-ray/DVD combo].
  • Publisher: [Irvington, NY] : The Criterion Collection, c2014.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Blu-ray disc contains the feature film in high definition and a collection of special features; set of two DVD discs contains the feature film in standard definition and the same collection of special features.
Title from container.
DVD release of the 2013 motion picture.
Accompanying booklet contains a brief essay by critic Phillip Lopate. Included in DVD case.
Special features on Blu-ray disc and on set of DVD discs include a new conversation between Paolo Sorrentino and Italian cultural critic Antonio Monda, a new interview with actor Toni Servillo, a new interview with screenwriter Umberto Contarello, and deleted scenes.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Cinematography, Luca Bigazzi ; editor, Cristiano Travaglioli ; music, Lele Marchitelli.
Participant or Performer Note:
Carlo Verdone, Toni Servillo, Sabrina Ferilli, Carlo Buccirosso.
Summary, etc.:
"For decades, journalist Jep Gambardella has charmed and seduced his way through the glittering nightlife of Rome. Since the legendary success of his only novel, he has been a permanent fixture in the city's literary and elite social circles. But on his sixty-fifth birthday, Jep unexpectedly finds himself taking stock of his life, turning his cutting wit on himself and his contemporaries"--Container.
System Details Note:
Blu-ray; 2.35:1 aspect ratio; 5.1 surround; requires Blu-ray player.
Blu-ray disc for use only with Blu-ray disc players, Blu-ray disc computer drives and Playstation 3 game consoles.
DVD ; 2.35:1 aspect ratio; 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
In Italian, with optional subtitles in English.
Subject: Older authors > Italy > Rome > Drama.
Bachelors > Italy > Rome > Drama.
Rome (Italy) > Drama.
Genre: Fiction films.
Feature films.