Dillinger Is Dead (Criterion Collection)

Dillinger Is Dead (Criterion Collection)
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Item:  CRRN 1874D

DVD Features:

  • Rated: Unrated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 35 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1969
  • Label: Criterion
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Note: New video interviews with actor Michel Piccoli and italian film historian Adriano Aprà
    • Excerpts from a 1997 roundtable discussion about director Marco Ferreri, with filmmakers Bernard Bertolucci and Francesco Rosi and film historian Aldo Tassone, including clips interviews with Ferreri
    • Theatrical trailer
    • Plus: a booklet featuring an essay by film critic Michael Joshua Brown and two reprinted interviews with Ferreri
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.66
  • Audio:
    • Italian
    • Subtitles - English

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Entertainment Reviews:

Film Comment - 03/01/2010
"Cool and deceptively casual, Marco Ferreri's 1969 film depicts one sleepless night in the life of bourgeois Michel Piccoli..."
A.V. Club - 03/17/2010
"[I]t unfolds almost wordlessly, detailing the exceedingly odd behavior of one man's descent into domestic madness..." -- Grade: B+
Sight and Sound - 05/01/2010
"Ferreri cuts to the bone of human casualty in an increasingly hostile, technologic, ecologically wasted world..."

Product Description:

This offbeat combination of reality and fantasy finds Glauco (Michel Piccoli) returning home from his job as an industrial engineer to find his wife (Anita Pallenberg) in bed with a headache. Deciding to fix dinner for himself, he reads from a gourmet cookbook as he watches television, or listens to the radio. He runs across an old .45 caliber handgun and he cleans the weapon between attending to his culinary creation. He later goes to bed, but rises when he is restless and goes to make love with the maid (Annie Girardot), after which he examines the newly painted revolver. After shooting his wife to death, he imagines he is driven to the ocean where he swims out to a boat bound for Tahiti and takes a job as a cook. The title is a reference to the notorious American gangster who could shoot his way out of any place but the police line in front of Chicago's Biograph Theater.

Plot Keywords:

Black Comedy | Boats | Cars / Automobiles | Cooking | Death | Murder | Sailing | Satire | Sex | Weapons

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