DVD
Italian
Title
Conversation piece
Director
Luchino Visconti 1906-1976
Composer
Franco Mannino 1924-2005
Actor
Burt Lancaster Silvana Mangano Helmut Berger 1944-
Uniform title
Gruppo di famiglia in un interno
Language
Italian
Publisher
Eureka, © 2016 | Other editions
1 dvd-video + 1 blu-ray + tekstboekje (19 p.)
Recording date
1974
Playing time
122 min.
Note
Italiaans gesproken, Engels ondertiteld
EAN
5060000702217

Availability in Flemish libraries

About Luchino Visconti

Luchino Visconti di Modrone, Count of Lonate Pozzolo (Italian: [luˈkiːno visˈkonti di moˈdroːne]; 2 November 1906 – 17 March 1976) was an Italian filmmaker, stage director, and screenwriter. A major figure of Italian art and culture in the mid-20th century, Visconti was one of the fathers of cinematic neorealism, but later moved towards luxurious, sweeping epics dealing with themes of beauty, decadence, death, and European history, especially the decay of the nobility and the bourgeoisie. He was the recipient of many accolades, including the Palme d'Or and the Golden Lion, and many of his works are regarded as highly-influential to future generations of filmmakers.

Born to a Milanese noble family, Visconti explored artistic proclivities from an early age, working as an assistant director to Jean Renoir. His 1943 directorial…Read more on Wikipedia

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