The Conformist

The Conformist is a 1970 political drama directed by Bernardo Bertolucci. The screenplay was written by Bertolucci based on the 1951 novel The Conformist by Alberto Moravia. Read more

The Conformist

Directed by Bernardo Bertolucci

Year: 1970
Running Time: 111
Color Type: Color
Aspect Ratio: 1.66:1
Country: Italy
Language: Italian with English Subtitles
Booking Inquiry Shop Home Video

The Conformist

Cast
Dominique Sanda
Gastone Moschin
Stefania Sandrelli
Jean-Louis Trintignant

Crew
Cinematographer Vittorio Storaro
Art Director Ferdinando Scarfiotti
Composed by Georges Delerue
Directed by Bernardo Bertolucci


In Mussolini's Italy, repressed Jean-Louis Trintignant, trying to purge memories of a youthful, homosexual episode--and murder--joins the Fascists in a desperate attempt to fit in. As the reluctant Judas motors to his personal Gethsemane (the assassination of his leftist mentor), he flashes back to a dance party for the blind; an insane asylum in a stadium; and wife Stefania Sandrelli and lover Dominique Sanda dancing the tango in a working class hall. But those are only a few of this political thriller's anthology pieces, others including Trintignant's honeymoon coupling with Sandrelli in a train compartment as the sun sets outside their window; a bimbo lolling on the desk of a fascist functionary, glimpsed in the recesses of his cavernous office; a murder victim's hands leaving bloody streaks on a limousine parked in a wintry forest. Bernardo Bertolucci's masterpiece, adapted from the Alberto Moravia novel, boasts an authentic Art Deco look created by production designer Ferdinando Scarfiotti, a score by the great Georges Delerue  and breathtaking color cinematography by Vittorio Storaro.  Available on DCP!

Hi-Res Poster

Hi-Res Images

Trailer Embed Code

Hi-Res Trailer

Click here to learn more at Kino Lorber Edu. Interested in bringing The Conformist to your school or library? If you'd like to have an in-class viewing, on-campus screening, or purchase the DVD for your library's collection, please visit our site or contact Estelle Grosso at EDU@kinolorber.com or call (212) 629-6880 with your request.

To read more about Kino Lorber Edu's terms of use and ordering information, visit Kino Lorber Edu.

Join the conversation
'@KinoLorber' on Oct. 19 2021 at 8:32pm
RT' @LittleTwigRec': Out now! The beautiful score to' @LuzzuFilm', by' @JonNatchez'. Streaming on all your favorite music platforms.' https://t.co…'
'@KinoLorber' on Oct. 19 2021 at 8:31pm
Final few days to see Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s WIFE OF A SPY on the big screen at' @IFCCenter' in NYC. Must end Thursday!' https://t.co/uYpblbhGKt'
'@KinoLorber' on Oct. 19 2021 at 8:30pm
RT' @JackBluRay78': Silence of the Lambs 4K image is top notch. Wonderful fine grain, and sharp tight detail. Original 2.0 Stereo in Dolby S…
'@KinoLorber' on Oct. 19 2021 at 8:28pm
RT' @ecc72': Kino Lorber gets caught up in a WHIRLPOOL OF FATE (review):' https://t.co/EOVkQtxVeT'' @KinoLorber'' @dvdcompare'' https://t.co/ztuq4Ha…'
'@KinoLorber' on Oct. 19 2021 at 8:28pm
RT' @JonnyNumb': Spoils of the' @KinoLorber' sale, part one...' https://t.co/4hRvK1oxxK'
'@KinoLorber' on Oct. 19 2021 at 5:29pm
RT' @KLStudioClassic': KL ROCTOBER Sale Continues! (Over 850 Titles)' https://t.co/q2PocJapOi' Also, the WHILE SUPPLIES LAST Sale! (Over 200 Ti…
'@KinoLorber' on Oct. 19 2021 at 5:29pm
RT' @KLStudioClassic': KL ROCTOBER Sale Continues! (Over 850 Titles)' https://t.co/q2PocJapOi' Also, the WHILE SUPPLIES LAST Sale! (Over 200 Ti…
'@KinoLorber' on Oct. 19 2021 at 5:29pm
RT' @KLStudioClassic': Coming Soon! Body of My Enemy (1976) Starring Jean-Paul Belmondo, Bernard Blier & Marie-France Pisier – Shot by Jean…
'@KinoLorber' on Oct. 19 2021 at 5:29pm
RT' @KLStudioClassic': Coming January 2020 on 4KUHD! Fully Restored UHD SDR Master by MGM – Color Corrected in 2020 The Great Escape (1963)…
'@KinoLorber' on Oct. 19 2021 at 5:29pm
RT' @KLStudioClassic': KL ROCTOBER Sale Continues! (Over 850 Titles)' https://t.co/q2PocJapOi' Also, the WHILE SUPPLIES LAST Sale! (Over 200 Ti…
Tweet Now!

Inquiries & Press

General Inquiries

Kino Lorber, Inc.
333 W. 39th St., Ste. 503
New York, NY 10018
Tel. (212) 629-6880
Tel. (800) 562-3330
Fax. (212) 714-0871

Press & Media

For publicity assistance and press inquiries please contact us by emailing dninh@kinolorber.com or calling 212-629-6880.

Educational

Please visit our educational site at www.KinoLorberEDU.com

For assistance with educational orders, please contact us at:

Phone:212-629-6880
Fax: 212-714-0871
Email: edu@kinolorber.com