Silvana Mangano
Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini Cast: Silvana Mangano
Silvana Mangano
, Terence Stamp
Terence Stamp
, Massimo Girotti
Massimo Girotti
Pier Paolo Pasolini

DVD (Special Edition / Wide Screen / Restored)

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Terence Stamp is known only as "The Visitor" in Pier Paolo Pasolini's Teorema. The mysterious stranger insinuates himself into the home of a wealthy Italian family, where he exerts a curious, sensual spirituality over everyone in the household. He then proceeds to seduce everyone in the family (male and female) including the maid, which gives each person some sort of unique epiphany. Because he reveals so little about his innermost thoughts, "The Visitor" becomes all things to all people. What it boils down to is this: Is the enigmatic visitor Christ, or is he the Devil? Matching Terence Stamp's multi-textured performance every step of the way is Laura Betti as the family's maid; Betti, in fact, won the "Best Actress Award" at the 1968 Venice Film Festival. Director Pasolini adapted the screenplay of Teorema from his own novel.

Product Details

Release Date: 02/18/2020
UPC: 0715515240918
Original Release: 1968
Rating: NR
Source: Criterion
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Time: 1:38:00
Sales rank: 527

Special Features

New, restored 4K digital transfer; Alternate English-dubbed soundtrack featuring the voices of actor Terence Stamp and others; Audio commentary from 2007 featuring Robers S.C. Gordon, author of Pasolini: Forms of Subjectivity; Introduction by director Pier Paolo Pasolini from 1969 ; Interview from 2007 with Stamp; New interview with John David Rhodes, author of Stupendous, Miserable City: Pasolini's Rome; New English subtitle translation

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Silvana Mangano Mother
Terence Stamp Visitor
Massimo Girotti Father
Anne Wiazemsky Daughter
Laura Betti Maid
Ninetto Davoli Messenger
Luigi Barbini Actor
Adele Cambria Actor
Andres Jose Cruz Actor
Carlo de Mejo Actor
Ivan Scratuglia Actor
Alfonso Gatto Doctor
Susanna Pasolini Old Peasant
Anne Wazemsky Actor
Andres Soublette Actor

Technical Credits
Pier Paolo Pasolini Director,Screenwriter
Nino Baragli Editor
Manolo Bolognini Producer
Ennio Morricone Score Composer
Bruno Nicolai Musical Direction/Supervision
Luciano Puccini Art Director
Goffredo Rocchetti Special Effects
Franco Rossellini Producer
Giuseppe Ruzzolini Cinematographer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Teorema
1. "Data"
2. Opening Credits
3. "More Data"
4. "The Sacred Sex Of The Guest"
5. "The Degrading Misery Of One's Own Naked Body And The Revealing Power Of The Naked Body Of One's Companion"
6. "Merely A Case Of Adultery?"
7. "Where The Initiation Of A Middle-Class Boy Begins"
8. "It Is The Father's Turn"
9. "Entirely Miraculous Like Morning Light Never Seen Before"
10. "Can A Father Be Mortal?"
11. "A Girl In The Den Of Virility"
12. "From Possessor To Possessed"
13. "The Angel's Second Annunciation"
14. "Emillia's Corollary"
15. "Odetta's Corollary"
16. "At The Farmstead"
17. "In Which It Is Described How Odetta Ends Up By Losing Or Betraying God"
18. "Pustules"
19. "Pietro's Corollary"
20. "Nettles"
21. "Vocation And Skills"
22. "In Which It Is Described How Master Pietro Ends Up By Losing Or Betraying God"
23. "Lucia's Corollary"
24. "In Which It Is Described How Lucia Also Ends Up By Losing Or Betraying God"
25. "Levitation"
26. "Paolo's Corollary"
27. "The Moment Has Come To Die"
28. "'Oh, My Naked Feet...'"

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