Partner [2 Discs]


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Bernardo Bertolucci was obviously influenced by the films of Jean-Luc Godard and the worldwide political upheavals of 1968 while assembling his feature-film Partner. This unorthodox adaptation of Dostoevsky's The Double studiously avoids traditional linear storytelling and exposition techniques. Pierre Clementi stars as a repressed young student who concocts a radical alter ego for himself. As the student's two faces argue polemics, Bertolucci uses the opportunity to take freewheeling critical potshots at all forms of political ideology. Not all of Partner makes sense, but the film will command the viewer's interest from beginning to end. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

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Release Date
Aspect Ratio
2.35:1  - Cinemascope
MPAA Rating
NR -- Not rated
1 hour, 52 minutes
  • Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono (Recorded in mono, but split to give the illusion of a stereo mix on home theater systems).
  • Blu-ray region A (North America, Central America, South America, Japan, Taiwan, North Korea, South Korea, Hong Kong, Southeast Asia)
  • English
Video Features
  • Digitally remastered from the original vault interpositive
  • "Dreams From the Other Side": Interview with director Bernardo Bertolucci
  • "To Edit a Partner": Interview with editor Roberto Perpignani
  • Pierre Clémenti's screen test
  • Outtakes
  • Poster and still gallery
  • La Sua Giornata di Gloria (His Day of Glory)
  • "Back to Glory": Interview with director Edoardo Bruno
  • Lou Castel's screen test
  • Laura Troschel's screen test
  • On-camera rehearsals: Edoardo Bruno on-camera rehearsing on the roofs of Rome
  • Collectible booklet, including talent bios and essay by director/film critic Edoardo Bruno
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