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Partner (1968)

Partner. (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama | 25 October 1968 (Italy)
Bernardo Bertolucci, along with co-scenarist Gianni Amico, used Dostoievski's 1846, pre-imprisonment novella The Double: A Petersburg Poem, which they moved to Italy and updated to the pro-Vietcong student-protest present,

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Giacobbe I and II
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Salesgirl
Sergio Tofano ...
Professor Petrushka
Giulio Cesare Castello ...
Professor Mozzoni
Romano Costa ...
Clara's father
Antonio Maestri ...
Professor 'Tre Zampe'
Mario Venturini ...
Professor
Alessandro Cane ...
Student
Gianpaolo Capovilla ...
Student (as Gian Paolo Capovilla)
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Student
Vittorio Fanfoni ...
Student
Luigi Antonio Guerra ...
Student (as Luigi Guerra)
Giuseppe Mangano ...
Student
Giancarlo Nanni ...
Student
Stefano Oppedisano ...
Student
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Bernardo Bertolucci, along with co-scenarist Gianni Amico, used Dostoievski's 1846, pre-imprisonment novella The Double: A Petersburg Poem, which they moved to Italy and updated to the pro-Vietcong student-protest present,

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Composed by Ennio Morricone
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Exuberance carries this film half way.
8 October 2001 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

After that it degenerates into an exercise in employing old art film cliches. Though he bases his movie on the Dostoyevsky story 'The Double', Bertolucci apparently has no message, and no original way to present it. By the end this movie has dragged you through a tedium of stupidity and indulgence. This is the kind of film that gives art movies a bad name. 4/10


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