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La Visita

Overview

In this drama, a single woman approaching 40 grows bored of her affair with a married trucker and writes to a singles column. She ends up paired with an outwardly conservative bookstore clerk. During their date, he drinks and soon turns into a rude, crude, drunken slob. She is mortified until he apologizes. She forgives him and they have sex. In the morning they resume their former lives. Perhaps they will meet again. Perhaps not.
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Overview

In this drama, a single woman approaching 40 grows bored of her affair with a married trucker and writes to a singles column. She ends up paired with an outwardly conservative bookstore clerk. During their date, he drinks and soon turns into a rude, crude, drunken slob. She is mortified until he apologizes. She forgives him and they have sex. In the morning they resume their former lives. Perhaps they will meet again. Perhaps not.
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Special Features

Video interview with Ettote Scola [director and author of the screenplay]; Video interview with Armando Trovajoli [composer of the music]; Video interview wih Paolo Pietrangeli [director]; New transfer from original 35 mm negative print; Digitally restored; New and improved English subtitles; Director biography and filmography; Bonus ROM content: A PDF fully illustrated booklet containing critical analysis of the film by Gabrielle Lucantonio
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/13/2012
  • UPC: 816018010326
  • Original Release: 1963
  • Source: Raro Video Usa Ltd.
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Remastered / Restored / Subtitled
  • Time: 1:51:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 80,880

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Sandra Milo Pina
François Perier Adolfo
Mario Adorf Cucaracha
Gastone Moschin Renato
Didi Perego Nella
Technical Credits
Antonio Pietrangeli Director, Screenwriter
Gino de Santis Screenwriter
Moris Ergas Producer
Ruggero Maccari Screenwriter
Armando Nannuzzi Cinematographer
Eraldo Da Roma Editor
Luigi Scaccianoce Art Director
Ettore Scola Screenwriter
Armando Trovajoli Score Composer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Visita
1. Adolfo's Arrival [11:16]
2. A Lonely Lady [8:11]
3. A Mundane Bookshop Assistant [7:06]
4. Wedding Announcement [14:00]
5. Alone at Home [16:15]
6. An Extra-Marital Relationship [5:12]
7. Boy and Girlfriend? [8:54]
8. The Village Dance Hall [10:10]
9. Confessions [7:31]
10. Renato and Adolfo's Departure [21:53]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Visita
   Play Film
   Scene Selection
   Bonus Material
      Interview with Ettore Scola
      Interview with Armando Trovajoli
      Interview with Paolo Pietrangeli
      Bonus Rom Content: A Fully Illustrated PDF Booklet Containing Critical Analysis of the Film by Gabrielle Lucantonio
      DVD Credits
   Setup
      English Subtitles: On
      English Subtitles: Off
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