Bitter rice

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[New York, New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2016].
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[New York, New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2016].
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (109 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Reading Level
Level 4.7, 1 Points
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NP: Non-Prose


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Title from container.
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Fullscreen (1.33:1) aspect ratio.
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DVD release of the 1949 motion picture.
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Special features: Giuseppe de Santas, a 2007 documentary by screenwriter Carlo Lizzani ; interview with Lizzani from 2003 ; trailer ; essay by critic Pasquale Iannone.
Creation/Production Credits
Cinematography, Otello Martelli ; editor, Gabriele Varriale ; music, Goffredo Petrassi.
Vittorio Gassman, Doris Dowling, Silvana Mangano.
During planting season in Northern Italy's Po Valley, an earthy rice-field worker falls in with a small-time criminal who is planning a daring heist of the crop, as well as his femme-fatale-ish girlfriend. Both a socially conscious look at the hardships endured by underpaid field workers and a melodrama tinged with sex and violence.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details
DVD ; fullscreen (1.33:1) presentation ; Dolby digital mono.
In Italian, with optional subtitles in English.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

De Santis, G., Alvaro, C., Lizzani, C., Musso, C., Perilli, I., Puccini, G., Gassman, V., Dowling, D., & Mangano, S. (2016). Bitter rice (Special edition.). The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Giuseppe, De Santis et al.. 2016. Bitter Rice. [New York, New York]: The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Giuseppe, De Santis et al.. Bitter Rice [New York, New York]: The Criterion Collection, 2016.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

De Santis, Giuseppe,, et al. Bitter Rice Special edition., The Criterion Collection, 2016.

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