Viva L'Italia Blu Ray

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Viva L'Italia Viva l'Italia is a documentary made after the event, trying to figure out what happened. I tried to place myself in front of the events of a century ago, the way a documentarist would have done who had the good fortune to follow Garibaldi's campaign with his camera. - Roberto Rossellini To celebrate the centenary of Italy, the Italian government commissioned Rossellini to make a biopic of Giuseppe Garibaldi, one that would follow his exploits with ˜the Thousand' and their role in the country's unification. Rossellini approached the film as he had Francesco,... giullare di Dio, presenting the main character in neo-realist mode, as though making a documentary. Restored by Arrow Films from the original negative, this disc marks the first UK home video release of Viva l'Italia in any format, allowing English-speaking audience to discover another Rossellini classic. Brand new 2K restoration from the original negative Features: High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation Original Italian mono soundtracks with optional English subtitles Garibaldi, an alternate shorter cut of the film originally prepared for the US market Brand-new interview with Roberto Rossellini's assistant on the film, Ruggero Deodato, recorded exclusively for this release I Am Garibaldi , a brand-new visual essay by Tag Gallagher, author of The Adventures of Roberto Rossellini: His Life and Films Reversible sleeve with original and newly commissioned artwork by Sean Phillips FIRST PRESSING ONLY: Illustrated collector's booklet containing new writing on the film by filmmaker and critic Michael Pattison [show more]

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Released
29 January 2018
Directors
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Format
Blu Ray 
Publisher
Arrow Academy 
Classification
Runtime
129 minutes 
Features
PAL 
Barcode
5027035018065 
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Italian historical drama directed by Roberto Rossellini. The film follows Italian general Giuseppe Garibaldi (Renzo Ricci) as he leads a party of 1000 men in an attempt to conquer Sicily and defeat the ruling Bourbons in 1860. The cast also includes Paolo Stoppa, Franco Interlenghi, Giovanna Ralli and Tina Louise.

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