The Resource La sconosciuta, scritto e diretto da Giuseppe Tornatore ; prodotto da Medusa Film ; collaborazione alla sceneggiatura, Massimo de Rita ; una coproduzione italo-francese, Medusa Film, Manigolda Film ; in collaborazione con Sky ; una realizzazione, Juppiter Generale Cinematografica ; regia, Giuseppe Tornatore

La sconosciuta, scritto e diretto da Giuseppe Tornatore ; prodotto da Medusa Film ; collaborazione alla sceneggiatura, Massimo de Rita ; una coproduzione italo-francese, Medusa Film, Manigolda Film ; in collaborazione con Sky ; una realizzazione, Juppiter Generale Cinematografica ; regia, Giuseppe Tornatore

Label
La sconosciuta
Title
La sconosciuta
Statement of responsibility
scritto e diretto da Giuseppe Tornatore ; prodotto da Medusa Film ; collaborazione alla sceneggiatura, Massimo de Rita ; una coproduzione italo-francese, Medusa Film, Manigolda Film ; in collaborazione con Sky ; una realizzazione, Juppiter Generale Cinematografica ; regia, Giuseppe Tornatore
Title variation
  • Unknown woman
  • Unknown
Contributor
Actor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Composer
Director
Film director
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • ita
  • eng
  • ita
  • ita
Summary
Irena is a mysterious Ukrainian woman with a secret who works her way into the lives of an Italian, affluent young family. She stops at nothing to become the couple's trusted maid and beloved nanny to their fragile young daughter. But deep cracks underneath Irena's dedication soon become apparent as her horrific past and chilling obsession are revealed
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Fabio Zamarion ; editor, Massimo Quaglia ; music composer, Ennio Morricone
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; some disturbing violent content involving rape and torture, graphic nudity, sexuality and language
Language note
Italian dialogue with optional English subtitles
PerformerNote
Ksenia Rappoport, Michele Placido, Claudia Gerini, Piera Degli Esposti, Alessandro Haber, Nicola di Pinto, Clara Dossena, Angela Molina, Margherita Buy, Pierfrancesco Favino
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1956-
  • 1971-
  • 1947-
  • 1947-
  • 1962-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Tornatore, Giuseppe
  • De Rita, Massimo
  • Rappoport, Ksenii︠a︡
  • Placido, Michele
  • Gerini, Claudia
  • Degli Esposti, Piera
  • Haber, Alessandro
  • Di Pinto, Nicola
  • Dossena, Clara
  • Molina, Ángela
  • Buy, Margherita
  • Favino, Pierfrancesco
  • Morricone, Ennio
  • Medusa Film
  • Manigolda Film (Firm)
  • Sky (Firm : Italy)
  • Jupiter générale cinématografica
  • Image Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
120
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women household employees
  • Rich people
  • Nannies
  • Abused women
  • Parent and child
  • Abused women
  • Nannies
  • Parent and child
  • Rich people
  • Women household employees
  • Italy
  • Ukraine
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
La sconosciuta, scritto e diretto da Giuseppe Tornatore ; prodotto da Medusa Film ; collaborazione alla sceneggiatura, Massimo de Rita ; una coproduzione italo-francese, Medusa Film, Manigolda Film ; in collaborazione con Sky ; una realizzazione, Juppiter Generale Cinematografica ; regia, Giuseppe Tornatore
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2006
  • Special features: Director audio commentary; behind-the-scenes featurette; theatrical trailer; TV spots
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
400004932
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (120 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
014381524024
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
ID5240OZDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)400004932
System details
DVD, widescreen (2.35:1, enhanced); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
La sconosciuta, scritto e diretto da Giuseppe Tornatore ; prodotto da Medusa Film ; collaborazione alla sceneggiatura, Massimo de Rita ; una coproduzione italo-francese, Medusa Film, Manigolda Film ; in collaborazione con Sky ; una realizzazione, Juppiter Generale Cinematografica ; regia, Giuseppe Tornatore
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2006
  • Special features: Director audio commentary; behind-the-scenes featurette; theatrical trailer; TV spots
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
400004932
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (120 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
014381524024
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
ID5240OZDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)400004932
System details
DVD, widescreen (2.35:1, enhanced); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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