The Leopard (Criterion Collection) (1963)
Set in revolutionary Italy in the mid-1800s, director Luchino Visconti's masterful ode to a bygone age stars Burt Lancaster as a Sicilian prince who seeks to preserve his family's aristocratic way of life by marrying off nephew Alain Delon to beautiful Claudia Cardinale, daughter of a wealthy, boorish merchant. The lush drama culminates with an elaborate and memorable ballroom sequence. Rina Morelli, Paolo Stoppa also star. Special video edition includes the restored 185-min. version and the English-dubbed, 161-minute American release print. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: Italian Dolby Digital mono, English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English; audio eommentary; "making of" documentary; interviews; photo gallery; theatrical trailers. In Italian with English subtitles/Dubbed in English. Three-disc set.
- Luchino Visconti
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon, Claudia Cardinale, Rina Morelli, Paolo Stoppa, Romolo Valli, Lucilla Morlacchi, Serge Reggiani, Ida Galli, Ottavia Piccolo, Pierre Clementi, Mario Girotti, Leslie French, Giuliano Gemma, Howard Nelson Rubien, Lola Braccini, Ivo Garrani, Vittorio Duse, Marcella Rovena, Carlo Palmucci
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- Blu-ray Criterion