My House in Umbria

My House in Umbria

Director: Richard Loncraine Cast: Ronnie Barker, Chris Cooper, Bernard Furmann

DVD (Wide Screen / Stereo)

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This made-for-cable adaptation of William Trevor's novel has been given a solid presentation for its release on DVD. My House in Umbria has been transferred to disc in letterboxed format in the widescreen aspect ratio of 1.85:1; the images have also been enhanced for anamorphic playback on 16 x 9 monitors. The original English-language audio track has been presented in both Dolby Digital 5.1 and Dolby Digital Surround, while a dubbed version in Spanish appears in Dolby Digital Stereo. Optional English, French, and Spanish subtitles are also offered on this edition. Bonus materials include a commentary track with director Richard Loncraine and executive producer Frank Doelger discussing the film, as well as text biographies of the key cast and crew members.

Product Details

Release Date: 11/25/2003
UPC: 0026359203220
Original Release: 2003
Rating: NR
Source: Hbo Home Video
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [stereo, Dolby Surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time: 1:43:00
Sales rank: 16,462

Special Features

Closed Caption; Audio commentary with director Richard Loncraine & executive producer Frank Doelger; New from HBO trailer; Cast & crew bios; Chapters; Audio and subtitle selection

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Ronnie Barker The General
Chris Cooper Tom Riversmith
Bernard Furmann Werner
Giancarlo Giannini Inspector Gotti
Maggie Smith Mrs. Emily Delahunty
Timothy Spall Quinty
Libero de Rienzo Dr. Innocenti
Emmy Clarke Aimee
Cecilia Dazzi Housekeeper

Technical Credits
Richard Loncraine Director
Luciana Arrighi Production Designer
Claudio Capponi Score Composer
Humphrey Dixon Editor
Frank Doelger Executive Producer
Nicoletta Ercole Costumes/Costume Designer
Christina Onori Art Director
Marco Pontecorvo Cinematographer
Hugh Whitemore Teleplay
Ann Wingate Producer

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Off to Milan [7:15]
2. Hospital Stay [10:14]
3. Recovering in Umbria [7:57]
4. The Inspector Calls [6:07]
5. Surrendering to Happiness [5:10]
6. An Uncle's Arrival [8:08]
7. Day Trip [5:18]
8. Sights of Sienna [8:59]
9. Memory Lapse [7:41]
10. Plans for Departure [8:05]
11. Sharing Last Moments [7:01]
12. Culpa [6:45]
13. Dream Come True [10:40]
14. End Credits [3:24]

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My House in Umbria 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I've watched this movie over a dozen times. Maggie gets better each time I watch it. I recommend this for anyone who loves Maggie Smith. She is truly a lady who can and has out shined all.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is a truly lovely film in every sense. It is based on a wonderful story that is beautifully translated to film by director, Richard Loncraine,and brought to life by a superb cast led by Maggie Smith. Another outstanding HBO feature.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Great ensemble acting, typical quality intelligent, crafted literate script with english production(non-hollywood!!!!), Maggie sweeps all before her,lovely cameo by Ronnie Barker as the General; the house, the colours, Italy in the sun...........only tourists could spoil this, movie is full of 'old fashioned charm' relax with a decent bottle of Chianti and run the movie !
Guest More than 1 year ago
I love this movie, it has a crash with fatalities,unfortunately, but also a story of love and friendships formed from different backgrounds and a little girl who needs a loving home. Excellent scenery, Love, love this movie so much I intend to go to Umbria and Siena one day!Dame Maggie Smith's best role yet!
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