Il Posto

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Overview

The 1961 Italian coming-of-age drama Il Posto comes to DVD from Criterion. Presented in the original black-and-white with a restored high-definition 1.33:1 transfer in an RSDL dual-layer edition. Audio is offered with a Dolby Digital Mono 1.0 soundtrack in Italian with improved English subtitle translation. Special features include a rare deleted scene, theatrical trailer, restoration demonstration, and an essay by critic Kent Jones. Also contains "Reflecting Reality," an interview with director Ermanno Olmi and ...
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Overview

The 1961 Italian coming-of-age drama Il Posto comes to DVD from Criterion. Presented in the original black-and-white with a restored high-definition 1.33:1 transfer in an RSDL dual-layer edition. Audio is offered with a Dolby Digital Mono 1.0 soundtrack in Italian with improved English subtitle translation. Special features include a rare deleted scene, theatrical trailer, restoration demonstration, and an essay by critic Kent Jones. Also contains "Reflecting Reality," an interview with director Ermanno Olmi and historian Tullio Kezich, as well as Olmi's 1967 short film La Cotta.
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Special Features

New high-definition digital transfer; Rare deleted scene; Reflecting Reality, a new interview with director Ermanno Olmi and film crititc/historian (and occasional Olmi collaborator) Tullio Kezich; La Cotta (The Crush), Olmi's 1967 short feature about a teenage boy's first love; Restoration demonstration; Original theatrical trailer; New essay by critic Kent Jones; New and improved English subtitle translation; Optimal image quality: RSDL Dual-layer edition
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/24/2003
  • UPC: 037429180228
  • Original Release: 1961
  • Rating:

  • Source: Criterion
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Presentation: Black & White
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Mono
  • Language: Italiano
  • Time: 1:33:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 8,237

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Sandro Panzeri Domenico
Loredana Detto Antonietta
Tullio Kezich
Technical Credits
Ermanno Olmi Director, Screenwriter
Lamberto Caimi Cinematographer
Carla Colombo Editor
Ettore Lombardi Art Director
Emilio Bassi Pier Score Composer
Alberto Soffientini Producer
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. "The Chance of a Lifetime" [5:33]
2. Fourth Floor [6:42]
3. Aptitude [4:59]
4. Lunchtime/Aspirations [7:48]
5. Further Testing [4:55]
6. Magalí [5:03]
7. Family Life [5:01]
8. The Lucky Few [5:09]
9. Administration [6:52]
10. Upper Tier [8:50]
11. The Bell [4:32]
12. Uniform [:14]
13. A New Typist [2:53]
14. Heading Out [3:07]
15. An Unforgettable Evening [2:31]
16. The Steady Job [14:02]
17. Color Bars [4:46]
1. Calling the Shots
2. Fogged Glasses
3. Happy New Year
4. Fireworks
5. Rebound/Eavedropping
6. Sixtreen Years Old
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Play the Movie
   Chapters
   Deleted Scene
      Play
   Reflecting Reality
      Play
   La Cotta
      Play
      Index
   Restoration Demonstration
   Theatrical Trailer
   Subtitles
      English Subtitles: On
      English Subtitles: Off
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