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Francesco, Giullare Di Dio
(DVD)

DIRECTED BY - Roberto Rossellini


An aesthetically spare, earnest dramatization of the life of St. Frances of Assisi, focusing on the founding of the Franciscan order of travelling, penniless monks, who led a life of enlightened simplicity. Co-scripted by Frederico Fellini, using predominantly non-professional actors.

Film Info

RUNTIME - 87 minutes

RATING - Not Rated

YEAR - 1950

FORMAT - DVD Region 1

LANGUAGE - Italian

SUBTITLES - English

ATTRIBUTES - Full-Frame

SPECIAL FEATURES (DVD Only) -

DVD Features:

Region 1

Note: This is a new, restored High-Definition Digital Transfer with new and improved English subtitles.

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Full Frame - 1.33

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Producer

Angelo Rizzoli

Producer

Renzo Rossellini

Screenwriter

Roberto Rossellini

Screenwriter

Federico Fellini

Star(s)

Nazario Gerardi

Star(s)

Aldo Fabrizi

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Press

"This is a rare religious-themed film that doesn't sink under the weight of its own solemnity."

- Geoffrey Macnab, Sight and Sound

"FLOWER OF ST. FRANCIS remains a remarkably serene and even blissful film..."

- Dave Kehr, New York Times

 

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