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Bertolucci's impassioned epic centres on the intense relationship between two friends, Alfredo Berlinghieri (Robert De Niro) from a landowning family and Olmo Dalcò (Gérard Depardieu). Bertolucci was only 34 years old when he crafted this multinational, and yet distinctly Italian opus which covers ap-proximately 70 years of Italian social and political history.

Director: Bernado Bertolucci
Cast: Robert De Niro, Gérard Depardieu, Dominique Sanda
Drama | Italy | 1976 | 347 min
Italian with English subtitles
“A masterpiece among masterpieces.”
- Jeremy Carr,


Best European Film, Bodil Awards 1977