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Il giardino dei Finzi-Contini
Archived: Il giardino dei Finzi-Contini - The Garden of the Finzi-Continis (1970)

director: Vittorio De Sica

composer: Manuel De Sica
With: Lino Capolicchio, Dominique Sanda, Fabio Testi, a.o.

duration: 94 minutes
War, Historical


In Ferrara during World War II, the wealthy Jewish family of the Finzi-Continis finds refuge from the horror that is engulfing Europe, in their sequestered, aristocratic lifestyle. "De Sica's ashbacks evoke the working of memory, and a powerful sense of loss." (James Quandt)


director: Vittorio De Sica
composer: Manuel De Sica
producer: Gianni Hecht Lucari, Artur Brauner, Arthur Cohn
screenplay: Ugo Pirro & Vittorio Bonicelli based on the novel by Giorgio Bassani
Editor: Adriana Novelli
Cinematography: Ennio Guarnieri

production company: Documento Film

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dialogue: Italian
subtitles: Eng subt.
country: Italy - West Germany
year: 1970


VITTORIO DE SICA (1901-1974): Rose scarlatte (1940), Maddalena... zero in condotta (1940), Doctor, Beware (1941), Un garibaldino al convento (1942), The Children Are Watching Us (1944), La porta del cielo (1945), Shoeshine (1946), Heart and Soul (1948), Ladri di biciclette (1948), Miracle in Milan (1951), Umberto D. (1952), Indiscretion (1953), Villa Borghese (1953), The Gold of Naples (1954), The Roof (1956), Two Women (1960), The Last Judgment (1961), Boccaccio '70 (1962), The Condemned of Altona… Show more

Technical Specs

format: DCP
frame: 1:1,85


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