ByJanuary 31, 2005
How many filmmakers not only get to assist one of the great poets of cinema in his debut as . . . Read more »
The brutalized corpse of a Roman prostitute is found along the banks of the Tiber River. The police round up a handful of possible suspects and interrogate them, one by one, each account bringing them closer to the killer. In this, his stunning debut feature—based on a story by Pier Paolo Pasolini—Bernardo Bertolucci utilizes a series of interconnected flashbacks to explore the nature of truth and the reliability of narrative. The Criterion Collection is proud to present the first realization of a legendary talent.
|Nino||Giancarlo De Rosa|
|Esperoa's mother||Santina Lisio|
|Teodoro, the soldier||Allen Midgette|