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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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Bernardo Bertolucci (story), Gianni Amico (story) | 2 more credits »
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Pierre Clémenti ... Giacobbe I and II
Tina Aumont ... Salesgirl
Sergio Tofano Sergio Tofano ... Professor Petrushka
Giulio Cesare Castello Giulio Cesare Castello ... Professor Mozzoni
Romano Costa Romano Costa ... Clara's father
Antonio Maestri Antonio Maestri ... Professor 'Tre Zampe'
Mario Venturini Mario Venturini ... Professor
Alessandro Cane Alessandro Cane ... Student
Gianpaolo Capovilla Gianpaolo Capovilla ... Student (as Gian Paolo Capovilla)
Ninetto Davoli ... Student
Vittorio Fanfoni Vittorio Fanfoni ... Student
Luigi Antonio Guerra Luigi Antonio Guerra ... Student (as Luigi Guerra)
Giuseppe Mangano Giuseppe Mangano ... Student
Giancarlo Nanni Giancarlo Nanni ... Student
Stefano Oppedisano 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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Drama

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian | French

Release Date:

25 October 1968 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Partner See more »

Filming Locations:

Rome, Italy See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Composed by Ennio Morricone
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Cinema of the absurd
17 February 2006 | by valadasSee all my reviews

Yes we know that many people think that life is absurd and meaningless and society is hopeless. Fortunately many more still think that life has a meaning and society can be reformed and changed. This movie also intends to pass another message which is that life is not real and only the theatre is real. Well the great German poet, Novalis, once said that poetry is the absolute real but that had quite another sense perhaps. Anyway what we watch here is a succession of scenes and dialogues void of any meaning at all and of any plot that can be followed. Bertolucci is a great film director but I think that this movie doesn't honour him at all.


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