Salvatore Giuliano

Salvatore Giuliano

Director: Francesco Rosi

Cast: Francesco Rosi, Salvo Randone, Frank Wolff, Federico Zardi

     
 

The mysterious and violent death of an infamous Sicilian bandit sparks a heated investigation in director Francesco Rosi's bold Italian neorealistic classic -- arriving on DVD in this feature-packed release from The Criterion Collection. The feature is presented in 1.85:1 widescreen, offering audio rendered in Italian Dolby Digital Mono with optional English subtitles… See more details below

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Overview

The mysterious and violent death of an infamous Sicilian bandit sparks a heated investigation in director Francesco Rosi's bold Italian neorealistic classic -- arriving on DVD in this feature-packed release from The Criterion Collection. The feature is presented in 1.85:1 widescreen, offering audio rendered in Italian Dolby Digital Mono with optional English subtitles. As with most Criterion releases, this disc offers an abundance of bonus materials, including new audio commentary from film historian Peter Cowie, a 55-minute documentary on the director produced by Italian television, new interviews with Rosi and film critic/author Tullio Kezich, an original theatrical trailer, an essay by film historian/critic Michel Ciment, and written tributes to the director from Martin Scorsese, Federico Fellini, and Francis Ford Coppola.

Product Details

Release Date:
02/24/2004
UPC:
0037429186121
Original Release:
1962
Rating:
NR
Source:
Criterion
Presentation:
[B&W, Wide Screen]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Mono]
Time:
2:03:00
Sales rank:
9,002

Special Features

New high-definition transfer with restored image and sound and enhanced for widescreen televisions; Audio commentary by film historian Peter Cowie; Original theatrical trailer; New and improved English subtitle translation; Optimal image quality: RSDL dual-layer edition; "Witness to the Times," a new discussion with director Francesco Rosi and film critic Tullio Kezich; Excerpt from an Italian newsreel from July 12, 1950, reporting the shocking death of the infamous and charismatic bandit Salvatore Giuliano; "Il Cineasta e Il Labirinto," a 55-minute Italian documentary guided by Rosi, revisiting his life and career in cinema, with peronal comments by directors Giuseppe Tornatore, Martin Scorsese, and others; Written tributes by Francis Ford Coppola, Federico Fellini, and Martin Scorsese, as well as a new essay by writer Michel Ciment

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Salvo Randone President of Viterbo Assize Court
Frank Wolff Gaspare Pisciotta
Federico Zardi Pisciotta's Defense Counsel
Pietro Cammarata Salvatore Giuliano
Ugo Torrente Actor
Max Cartier Francesco
Sennuccio Benelli Reporter

Technical Credits
Francesco Rosi Director,Screenwriter
Sergio Canevari Art Director
Marilu Carteny Costumes/Costume Designer
Franco Cristaldi Producer
Suso Cecchi D'Amico Screenwriter
Carlo Egidi Art Director
Piero Piccioni Score Composer
Enzo Provenzale Screenwriter
Mario Serandrei Editor
Franco Solinas Screenwriter
Gianni Di Venanzo Cinematographer

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Scene Index

Side #1 -- Disc 1
1. Opening Titles [2:46]
2. "A Male Corpse" [4:03]
3. Palermo, 1945 [1:35]
4. Giuliano and EVIS [3:33]
5. Attacks on the Carabinieri [4:07]
6. Collecting the Facts [4:28]
7. Giuliano's Kingdom [6:41]
8. "Hear Ye, Hear Ye!" [6:31]
9. Amnesty From EVIS [5:46]
10. Sons of Montelepre [9:58]
11. "My Turiddu!" [4:21]
12. New Recruits [3:58]
13. Portella Della Ginestra [6:05]
14. Gaspare Pisciotta [4:48]
15. Trial at Viterbo [8:24]
16. Ready to Talk [5:48]
17. Police vs. Carabinieri [4:16]
18. Don Nunzio [6:40]
19. "It's Either You or Him" [4:37]
20. Death of Giuliano [9:18]
21. Giuliano's Memoir [4:54]
22. The Verdict [2:58]
23. Pisciotta's End [6:27]
24. Coda [1:09]
1. A New Voice [2:46]
2. Gianni Di Venanzo [4:03]
3. Sicilian Independence [1:35]
4. Salvatore Giuliano [3:33]
5. Rosi's Eloquence [4:07]
6. Postwar Sicily [4:28]
7. Respect of the Locals [6:41]
8. Soldiers and Bandits [6:31]
9. Rosi's Storytelling [5:46]
10. Raid in Montelepre [9:58]
11. "Provoking a Psychodrama" [4:21]
12. "Ma Fia, Ma Fia!" [3:58]
13. "A Documentary Feel" [6:05]
14. Francesco Rosi [4:48]
15. Randone and Wolff [8:24]
16. Omertà [5:48]
17. Presenting Reality [4:16]
18. Mafia in Cinema [6:40]
19. Hypothetical Meeting [4:37]
20. What Happened That Night [9:18]
21. Three Tones [4:54]
22. 217 Sessions [2:58]
23. Details of Pisciotta's Death [6:27]
24. "Rosi Keeps Us Guessing" [1:09]
Side #2 -- Disc 2
1. Rosi and Reorealism [3:48]
2. Search for Absolute Truth [9:53]
3. "Turning Point in Political Cinema" [5:00]
1. "My Father's Unfulfilled Dream" [7:35]
2. Neapolitan Diary [7:24]
3. "First Assistant, Francesco Rosi" [7:25]
4. Political, Social, Lyrical [9:59]
5. Salvatore Giuliano [8:34]
6. Rosi on the Set [3:31]
7. Illustrious Corpses [11:07]

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