Re: [Videolib] Two Italian films

Delin, Peter (delin@zlb.de)
Tue, 19 Sep 2006 18:03:57 +0200

Dear Diane,

both titles are available in Italy - but no English subs:

- Profondo rosso
http://www.internetbookshop.it/dvd/ser/serdsp.asp?shop=1&e=8010020022939

- Indagine di un cittadino al di sopra di ogni sospetto
http://www.internetbookshop.it/dvd/ser/serdsp.asp?shop=1&e=8029893000463

In the US Profondo rosso is available in Italian and English with
English subs - according to Digitally Obsessed:
http://www.digitallyobsessed.com/showreview.php3?ID=108
The languages mentioned by amazon.com for the Anchor Bay version
probably are not correct
http://www.amazon.com/Deep-Red-David-Hemmings/dp/6305807957
This seems to be a first class edition.

with kind regards
Peter Delin/ Videolektorat
Zentral- und Landesbibliothek Berlin
http://www.zlb.de/en/index.html
http://buecherei.netbib.de/coma/FilmSearch/

Diane Sybeldon schrieb:
> A faculty member is looking for two Italian films in DVD format (I think
> she'd take VHS). Here is what she says...
>
> "The two films I'm currently seeking are:
> Profondo rosso, by director Dario Argento (1975); it has been called
> Deep Red in English, but I think most of the DVDs (like the one
> available at Amazon) only have the English audiotrack.
>
> The other is Indagine di un cittadino al di sopra di ogni sospetto, by
> director Elio Petri (1970). It won the Oscar in 1971 for Best Foreign
> Film and is completely fantastic, but not widely available. It was
> translated as Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion, and sometimes
> is available dubbed in English. I've seen it once at a festival with
> English subtitles, but can't seem to find a version on DVD."
> Anyone know of current distributors for these films, either in VHS or DVD?
> Diane Sybeldon
> Public Services Librarian:
> Subject Specialist in Art and Art History,
> Music, Theatre, Dance, Film Studies
> and Media Collection
> 1210 Adamany Undergraduate Library
> Wayne State University
> Detroit, Michigan 48202
> Phone: 313-577-4480
> E-mail: ac7255@wayne.edu <mailto:ac7255@wayne.edu>
> Fax: 313-577-5265

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