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La signora di tutti: The Masters of Cinema Series

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Certificate: PG
Running Time: 85
Retail Price: £19.99
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Content Type: Movie

With the Nazi terror on the ascent, master filmmaker Max Ophuls fled to Italy in 1934 and made La signora di tutti [i]Everybody's Lady] — an exuberant, desperate melodrama that, although arriving early in Ophuls' body of work, ranks comfortably alongside Letter from an Unknown Woman, Madame de…, or Lola Montès in the hierarchy of the director's achievements.

Isa Miranda, one of Italy's greatest stars, plays the role of a star revisiting her life in flashback after a suicide attempt leaves her comatose. From the record revolving on a turntable in the picture's opening moments, Ophuls sets into motion one of those roundelays with fate that he alone could pull off with such eminent elegance.

Special Features:
• Beautiful new transfer of the film in its original aspect ratio
• New and improved optional English subtitles
• New 30-minute video-essay, So Alone…, produced for The Masters of Cinema Series by writer-critic-scholar Tag Gallagher
• 44-page booklet featuring a new essay by filmmaker and critic Luc Moullet, and newly translated testimonials from Max Ophuls, Isa Miranda, and filmmaker Alfredo Guarini

Video Tracks:
Full Frame 1.37:1

Audio Tracks:
Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono Italian

Subtitle Tracks:
English HoH

Directed By:
Max Ophüls

Written By:

Isa Miranda
Memo Benassi
Tatyana Pavlova
Friedrich Benfer
Franco Coop
Lamberto Picasso
Nelly Corradi
Mario Ferrari
Mattia Sassanelli

Soundtrack By:
Daniele Amfitheatrof

Director of Photography:
Ubaldo Arata

Ferdinando Maria Poggioli

Costume Designer:
Sandro Radice

Production Designer:
Giuseppe Capponi

Angelo Rizzoli

Eureka Entertainment
The Masters of Cinema Series

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