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The Resource Tea with Mussolini [videorecording]/, a Franco Zeffirelli film ; screenplay by John Mortimer and Franco Zeffirelli ; produced by Riccardo Tozzi, Giovannella Zannoni, Clive Parsons ; directed by Franco Zeffirelli

Tea with Mussolini [videorecording]/, a Franco Zeffirelli film ; screenplay by John Mortimer and Franco Zeffirelli ; produced by Riccardo Tozzi, Giovannella Zannoni, Clive Parsons ; directed by Franco Zeffirelli

Label
Tea with Mussolini [videorecording]/
Title
Tea with Mussolini [videorecording]/
Statement of responsibility
a Franco Zeffirelli film ; screenplay by John Mortimer and Franco Zeffirelli ; produced by Riccardo Tozzi, Giovannella Zannoni, Clive Parsons ; directed by Franco Zeffirelli
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Editor of moving image work
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Based in part on his autobiography, director Franco Zeffirelli's Tea with Mussolini is a story about a group of British and American travelers on an indefinite visit to Italy in 1935. Luca is a boy living in Florence whose family situation is precarious at best; his mother has run off and his father has little time for him. Fortunately, he's a welcome guest with Mary, a English woman visiting Italy to soak up European culture. Mary and her friends enjoy the cultured, creative atmosphere of life in Italy, and their initial response to the rise of fascism is to arrange a polite meeting with Mussolini to make sure he and his soldiers mean well
Cataloging source
MDK
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, David Watkin ; editor, Tariq Anwar ; music, Alessio Vlad, Stefano Arnaldi
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rated PG
Language note
English or French with optional English or French subtitles; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.T37723 1999
PerformerNote
Cher, Judi Dench, Joan Plowright, Maggie Smith, Lily Tomlin, Charlie Lucas, Baird Wallace, Massimo Ghini, Paolo Seganti, Michael Williams
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1923-2009
  • 1946-
  • 1934-
  • 1934-
  • 1988-
  • 1980-
  • 1954-
  • 1965-
  • 1925-2008
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Mortimer, John
  • Zeffirelli, Franco
  • Tozzi, Riccardo
  • Zannoni, Giovannella
  • Parsons, Clive
  • Cher
  • Dench, Judi
  • Plowright, Joan
  • Smith, Maggie
  • Tomlin, Lily
  • Lucas, Charlie
  • Wallace, Baird
  • Ghini, Massimo
  • Seganti, Paolo
  • Watkin, David
  • Anwar, Tariq
  • Vlad, Alessio
  • Arnaldi, Stefano
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
Runtime
117
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Zeffirelli, Franco
  • Zeffirelli, Franco
  • Fascism
  • Florence (Italy)
  • Motion picture producers and directors
  • Fascism
  • Motion picture producers and directors
  • Italy
  • Italy
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Tea with Mussolini [videorecording]/, a Franco Zeffirelli film ; screenplay by John Mortimer and Franco Zeffirelli ; produced by Riccardo Tozzi, Giovannella Zannoni, Clive Parsons ; directed by Franco Zeffirelli
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally released as a motion picture
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Collectible making of booklet -- Original theatrical trailer
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (117 min.)
Isbn
9780792843009
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 027616791825
  • 8489
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
907918
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)42884948
System details
DVD, widescreen letterbox presentation (1.66:1 aspect ratio), Full screen presentation (1.33:1 aspect ratio.); Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Tea with Mussolini [videorecording]/, a Franco Zeffirelli film ; screenplay by John Mortimer and Franco Zeffirelli ; produced by Riccardo Tozzi, Giovannella Zannoni, Clive Parsons ; directed by Franco Zeffirelli
Publication
Note
Originally released as a motion picture
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Collectible making of booklet -- Original theatrical trailer
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (117 min.)
Isbn
9780792843009
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 027616791825
  • 8489
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
907918
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)42884948
System details
DVD, widescreen letterbox presentation (1.66:1 aspect ratio), Full screen presentation (1.33:1 aspect ratio.); Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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