Una Giornata Particolare

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Overview

The film is set during the late 1930s: the occasion is the first meeting between Mussolini and Hitler. Left alone in her tenement home when her fascist husband runs off to attend the historic event, Sophia Loren strikes up a friendship with her homosexual neighbor Mastroianni. As the day segues into night, Loreon and Mastroianni develop a very special relationship that will radically alter both of their outlooks on life. Beyond the "sensational" aspect of virile Marcello Mastoianni playing a gay character, A ...
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Overview

The film is set during the late 1930s: the occasion is the first meeting between Mussolini and Hitler. Left alone in her tenement home when her fascist husband runs off to attend the historic event, Sophia Loren strikes up a friendship with her homosexual neighbor Mastroianni. As the day segues into night, Loreon and Mastroianni develop a very special relationship that will radically alter both of their outlooks on life. Beyond the "sensational" aspect of virile Marcello Mastoianni playing a gay character, A Special Day garnered a great deal of American attention when the stars promoted the film on the very first installment of PBS's Dick Cavett Show that's the one in which Mastroianni might have said the F-word.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/4/2007
  • UPC: 029502675837
  • Original Release: 1977
  • Rating:

  • Source: Televista
  • Region Code: 0
  • Language: Italiano
  • Time: 1:45:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 51,541

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Sophia Loren Antonietta
Marcello Mastroianni Gabriele
John Vernon Emanuele
Françoise Berd Building Concierge
Alessandra Mussolini Maria Luisa
Technical Credits
Ettore Scola Director, Screenwriter
Maurizio Costanzo Screenwriter
Raimondo Crociani Editor
Pasqualino De Santis Cinematographer
Ruggero Maccari Screenwriter
Carlo Ponti Producer
Luciano Ricceri Production Designer
Enrico Sabbatini Costumes/Costume Designer
Armando Trovajoli Score Composer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Special Day
1. Opening Credits [7:29]
2. Morning [8:45]
3. Mother [18:25]
4. Rally Radio [7:26]
5. Vistor [6:53]
6. Coffee [6:59]
7. Memories [9:01]
8. Laundry [12:36]
9. Infidelity [12:43]
10. Parting [5:22]
11. Goodbye [8:34]
12. Closing Credits [1:30]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Special Day
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   Chapters
   Cast
      Director Ettore Scola
      Sophia Loren
      Marcello Mastroianni
      John Vernon
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