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I giorni del cielo [videorecording] /

by Malick, Terrence [fmd]; Gere, Richard [prf]; Morricone, Ennio [cmp].
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: [Los Angeles] : Paramount Pictures, 1978Description: 1 videodisc (DVD) (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 12 cm.Uniform titles: Days of heaven.Subject(s): Man-woman relationships | Triangles (Interpersonal relations) | Farmers | Jealousy | Social classes | Social history | United States, -- Texas | Feature films | Western films | Melodrama | Drama
Contents:
Going places -- Work -- Harvest -- Abby -- Prognosis -- Job ends -- Tired -- Staying on -- Future -- Marriage -- Rich -- Out for a walk -- "I don't know you" -- Flying circus -- Business -- Return -- Locusts -- "Nobody's perfect" -- Hunted -- New beginnings.
Awards: Academy Award for Best Cinematography (Néstor Almendros); Cannes Film Festival Best Director (Terrence Malick) 1979.Cast: Richard Gere (Bill), Brooke Adams (Abby), Sam Shepard (the Farmer), Linda Manz (Linda), Robert Wilke (the farm Foreman).Abstract: In 1910, Bill, a Chicago steel worker accidentally kills his supervisor. He flees to the Texas panhandle with his lover Abby and little sister Linda, where they work harvesting wheat in the fields of a stoic farmer. When Bill learns that the farmer is ill and has less than a year to live, he encourages Abby to accept the man's attentions. The Farmer and Abby marry, and she and her "siblings" live in the big house, waiting for the Farmer to die, so Abby can inherit, and the three of them live happily ever after. But love seems to be a cure-all: the Farmer seems to be improving--and Abby is no longer seeing this as a marriage of convenience. From a landscape of panoramic vistas, vivid colors, and rich textures comes a timeless American idyll and a gritty evocation of turn-of-the-century labor.
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Originally produced as an American motion picture in 1978.

Going places -- Work -- Harvest -- Abby -- Prognosis -- Job ends -- Tired -- Staying on -- Future -- Marriage -- Rich -- Out for a walk -- "I don't know you" -- Flying circus -- Business -- Return -- Locusts -- "Nobody's perfect" -- Hunted -- New beginnings.

Director, Terrence Malick ; director of photography, Néstor Almendros, additional photography, Haskell Wexler ; edited by Billy Weber ; music composed and conducted by Ennio Morricone, additional music, Leo Kottke ; art director, Jack Fisk ; costumes designed by Patricia Norris.

Richard Gere (Bill), Brooke Adams (Abby), Sam Shepard (the Farmer), Linda Manz (Linda), Robert Wilke (the farm Foreman).

In 1910, Bill, a Chicago steel worker accidentally kills his supervisor. He flees to the Texas panhandle with his lover Abby and little sister Linda, where they work harvesting wheat in the fields of a stoic farmer. When Bill learns that the farmer is ill and has less than a year to live, he encourages Abby to accept the man's attentions. The Farmer and Abby marry, and she and her "siblings" live in the big house, waiting for the Farmer to die, so Abby can inherit, and the three of them live happily ever after. But love seems to be a cure-all: the Farmer seems to be improving--and Abby is no longer seeing this as a marriage of convenience. From a landscape of panoramic vistas, vivid colors, and rich textures comes a timeless American idyll and a gritty evocation of turn-of-the-century labor.

DVD, PAL, Schermo panoramico ; Regione 2 ; Formato immagine: 1.85:1 ; widescreen (16:9).

Audio in Italiano (Dolby Digital 1.0), Inglese (Dolby Digital 5.1), Francese (Dolby Digital 1.0), Spagnolo (Dolby Digital 1.0) ; sottotitoli in Italiano, Inglese, Croato, Francese, Greco, Ebraico, Portoghese, Sloveno, Spagnolo.

Academy Award for Best Cinematography (Néstor Almendros); Cannes Film Festival Best Director (Terrence Malick) 1979.

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