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Bernardo Bertolucci

Partner

105' - 1968 - Drama - Dialogue: Italian, French
Director: Bernardo Bertolucci Composer: Ennio Morricone With: Pierre Clémenti, Tina Aumont, Sergio Tofano

Bernardo Bertolucci was obviously influenced by the films of Jean-Luc Godard and the worldwide political upheavals of 1968 while assembling his feature-film Partner. This unorthodox adaptation of Dostoevsky's The Double studiously avoids traditional linear storytelling and exposition techniques. Pierre Clementi stars as a repressed young student who concocts a radical alter ego for himself. As the student's two faces argue polemics, Bertolucci uses the opportunity to take freewheeling critical potshots at all forms of political ideology.

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Credits

Director

Bernardo Bertolucci

Composer

Ennio Morricone

With

Pierre Clémenti, Tina Aumont, Sergio Tofano

Scenario

Bernardo Bertolucci, Gianni Amico

Director of Photography

Ugo Piccone

Editor

Roberto Perpignani

Producer

Giovanni Bertolucci

Production studios

Red Film

More information

Dialogue

Italian, French

Countries of production

Italy

Year

1968

Filmography

Bernardo Bertolucci
The Death of a Pig (short, 1956), The Cable (short, 1956), The Grim Reaper (1962), Before the Revolution (1964), Il canale (short, 1966), Partner (1968), Amore e rabbia (1969), The Conformist (1970), The Spider's Stratagem (1970), La salute è malata (short, 1971), Last Tango in Paris (1972), 1900 (1976), Luna (1979), Tragedy of a Ridiculous Man (1981), Farewell to Enrico Berlinguer (1984), The Last Emperor (1987), 12 Directors for 12 Cities (1989), The Sheltering Sky (1990), Little Buddha (1993), Stealing Beauty (1996), Besieged (1998), Ten Minutes Older: The Cello (2002), The Dreamers (2003), Me and You (2012), Venice 70: Future Reloaded (2013)

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