Cabiria (Silent)

Starring: Bartolomeo Pagano Director: Giovanni Pastrone
Rating 4.7
11 ratings
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Item:  KV 1872D

DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 3 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1914
  • Label: Kino Video
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Interactive Features:
    • Interactive Menus
    • Scene Access

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Entertainment Reviews:

Los Angeles Times - 02/06/1990
"...One of the most influential films ever made..."

Description by OLDIES.com:

Inspired by grand opera and Italy's imperialist victory in the Libyan War (1911-12), the Italian movie industry produced dozens of historical epics in the period just before World War I. The most influential and successful of these was Cabiria, the visually spectacular film which set the standard for big-budget feature-length movies around the world and opened the way for D.W. Griffith and Cecil B. De Mille.

The story concerns a girl - Cabiria - who is separated from her parents during the Punic Wars in the Third Century B.C. In her odyssey through the world of ancient Rome, she encounters the eruption of Mt. Etna, capture by pirates, the barbaric splendor of Carthage, human sacrifice and Hannibal crossing the Alps. With meticulous care given to costume and set design, Cabiria was shot in North Africa, Sicily and the Italian Alps.

This Kino on Video edition was mastered from a premiere quality 35mm print at the correct projection speed. The piano soundtrack, performed by Jacques Gauthier, is adapted from the original 1914 score.

Product Description:

During the war between Carthage and Rome, a girl is separated from her parents. In her odyssey through the world of ancient Rome, she encounters an erupting volcano, the barbaric splendor of Carthage, human sacrifice and Hannibal crossing the Alps. Silent film with piano score.

Plot Keywords:

Adventure | Ancient World | Silent | Vintage

Production Notes:

  • A silent film.
  • Original film was 148 minutes in length.
  • Kino Video's version is a restored print with a newly recorded piano score based on the original music.

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  • Sales Rank: 90,403
  • UPC: 738329018726
  • Shipping Weight: 0.27/lbs (approx)
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