Il Posto

Il Posto

Sandro Panzeri
Director: Ermanno Olmi Cast: Sandro Panzeri
Sandro Panzeri
, Loredana Detto
Loredana Detto
, Tullio Kezich
Tullio Kezich
Ermanno Olmi

DVD (Black & White)

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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.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/24/2003
UPC: 0037429180228
Original Release: 1961
Rating: NR
Source: Criterion
Presentation: [B&W]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Mono]
Time: 1:33:00
Sales rank: 4,751

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

Cast & Crew

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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