Indiscretion of an American Wife (Special Edition) (DVD)

Directed by De Sica Vittorio

Release Year: 1953
Running Time: 152
UPC: 7 38329 23097 5
Optional English Subtitles: Yes
Color Type: B&W
Country: U.S., Italy
Language: English
Genres: Drama, Romance
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Cast
Jennifer Jones
Montgomery Clift
Gino Cervi
Richard Beymer
Enrico Viarisio
Maria-Pia Casilio
Clelia Matania

Crew
Directed by De Sica Vittorio

From Vittorio De Sica, the legendary director of The Bicycle Thief, Umberto D., Two Women, Marriage Italian Style, The Garden of the Finzi-Continis and Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, comes this heartrending romantic drama starring screen icons Jennifer Jones (Portrait of Jennie, Gone to Earth, Duel in the Sun) and Montgomery Clift (Red River, A Place in the Sun, Judgment at Nuremberg). An American housewife (Jones) vacationing in Italy reluctantly decides to put an end to her brief affair with an Italian academic (Clift). She flees to Rome’s Stazione Termini, where she bids him farewell, but he begs her to stay. The film’s plot is simple; its production was not. The troubled collaboration between De Sica and producer David O. Selznick (Gone with the Wind) resulted in two cuts of the same film. De Sica’s version, Terminal Station, was screened at a length of one-and-a-half hours, but after disappointing previews, Selznick severely re-edited it and changed the title to Indiscretion of an American Wife without De Sica’s permission. This Special Edition includes both versions of this controversial release. Indiscretion of an American Wife was fully restored in 4K; Terminal Station was restored in 2K from the best surviving film elements. Oscar nominee for Costume Design (Black-and-White).


DVD Extras Include:

Includes the 4K RESTORATION of INDISCRETION OF AN AMERICAN WIFE and the 2K RESTORATION of the Original Longer Version, TERMINAL STATION (Stazione Termini)

8-Minute Prologue “Autumn in Rome,” with Patti Page: Page Sings “Autumn in Rome” and “Indiscretion” (directed by William Cameron Menzies; photographed by James Wong Howe)

Optional English Subtitles

Theatrical Trailer


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