• R
  • 1976
  • 317 min
  • France, Germany
  • drama, history, romance

Set in Bertolucci's ancestral region of Emilia, the film chronicles the lives of two men during the political turmoils that took place in Italy in the first half on the 20th century.

Director: Bernardo Bertolucci

Screenwriters: Bernardo Bertolucci, Franco Arcalli, Giuseppe Bertolucci

Stars: Robert De Niro, Gérard Depardieu, Dominique Sanda

Great moments stud Bernardo Bertolucci's 1976 Marxist epic, but the end result is ambiguous.


  • Bernardo Bertolucci
    Bernardo Bertolucci

    Bernardo Bertolucci was an Italian film director and screenwriter, whose films include The Conformist, Last Tango in Paris, The Last Emperor, Stealing Beauty and The Dreamers.

Main Cast


Producer: Alberto Grimaldi

Editor: Franco Arcalli

Director Of Photography: Vittorio Storaro

Original Music Composer: Ennio Morricone

Costume Design: Gitt Magrini


Tagline: From the cradle to the grave - victims of history and change!

Genres: drama, history, romance

Certificate: R

Categories: fascism, class struggle, socialist, italy, land owner, peasant, epic, world war two, italian army, proletariat


Year: 1976

Runtime: 317 min

Country: France, Germany, Italy

Language: Italian

Color: Color

Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1