Rocco and his Brothers / Rocco e i suoi Fratelli

Category Videography

Synopsis: In sweeping epic style, the prize-winning Rocco and his Brothers tells the story of four poor Italian brothers and their mother who leave their country home and move to bustling Milan with hopes of improving their bitter fortune. The family is thrown into chaos when two of the brothers are torn apart by their love for the same woman and their struggles to succeed in a viciously competitive world.

Director: Luchino Visconti

Cast: Alain Delon, Renato Salvatori, Annie Girardot, Katina Paxinou, Alessandra Panaro, Spiros Focas, Max Cartier

Theatrical Release Date: 6 September 1960

Language: Italian

Subtitles: English

Screen Format: Widescreen

Audio: Dolby Digital 2.0

Run Time: 177 minutes (2 discs)

Special Features:

  • Documentary Luchino Visconti by Carlo Lizzani (61 min) featuring Claudia Cardinale, Alain Delon et al
  • Photo gallery
  • Trailer Biographies and filmographies of Cardinale, Delon, Annie Giradot, Luchino Visconti
  • Also includes color booklet about the film and the documentary, including background details on the film, stills and reviews

Distributor: C'est la Vie

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Sheet Music

Date 2002