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In Reply to: RE: Umberto D posted by semuta on April 29, 2018 at 14:58:02
It seems that Netflix has recently expanded their DVD offerings in the foreign and classical department, which is a welcome development.
GENERAL DELLA ROVERE
(1959, Roberto Rossellini) In wartime Genoa, swindler De Sica keeps multiple fraudulent schemes and two girlfriends going, until German colonel Hannes Messemer (The Great Escape) throws him into prison posing as the legendary Della Rovere, in order to rat out a Resistance leader prisoner — but what if De Sica starts to live the General's role? Based on an actual story, a triumph for De Sica, and Rossellini's big comeback. "My best role... by a director I revere." - De Sica. Approx. 138 min. 35mm.
"De Sica's most enduring screen performance."
- The New York Times
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