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The Innocent (aka L’Innocente) - Preview


Preview by Jack Foley

CULT Films is set to release a newly re-mastered version of a world cinema classic from one of the world’s finest filmmakers: Luchino Visconti’s final film The Innocent (aka L’Innocente).

The film will make its debut on UK Blu-ray as well as DVD and digital release in April 2017, complete with new special features and a distinctive collector’s packaging.

Maestro of cinema Luchino Visconti’s final film The Innocent (aka L’Innocente) is an epoch-closing tour de force, with its acclaimed cinematography. It is shown in its full glory with the first ever release in widescreen HD taken from restored materials.

This impressive release of the director’s last film, he died on its completion, features a previously unseen documentary, separate Italian audio and new improved subtitles and arrives on both Blu-ray and DVD formats, alongside a digital release on April 10, 2017.

Visconti, the father of Neo Realism, revisits the dramatic themes from his award winning The Leopard in his final work of art, The Innocent (aka L’Innocente).

Set in the late 19th Century against an opulent backdrop of “fin-de-siècle” aristocratic decadence, the film is driven by a formidable performance from Giancarlo Giannini (Casino Royale and Quantum Of Solace), whose anti-hero displays hitherto uncharted monstrosity.

Tullio (Giannini), having left his wife for his latest mistress, is seized by jealous fury when he discovers that his wife has also taken a lover. Outraged by this unsuspected audacity, he will do everything to reconquer her…

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