"One of the most beautiful melodramas in cinema" Le Monde
TheBritish consul in Florence has just lost his wife. Shaken by grief, he shares the news with his eldest son, Andrea, but chooses to hide the truth from the youngest, Milo. Despite the games they share and their strong complicity, the two brothers are divided by their father's attitude: while he shows all his tenderness to little Milo who suffers from fragile health, the consul abandons Andrea whom he considers insensitive and irresponsible…
With L'Incomris , Luigi Comencini ( La Storia , Un enfant de Calabria ) films one of the most beautiful cinematographic works on the secret wounds of childhood. Mixing with great sensitivity grief with pure moments of joy, the weight of mourning with the carelessness of childhood, The Misunderstood constitutes a great classic of cinema, somewhere between Vittorio de Sica ( The Bicycle Thief ) and Maurice Pialat ( The Naked Childhood ). A portrait of rare accuracy, available for the first time on Blu-ray™.
THE MISUNDERSTOOD by Luigi Comencini (1966 - Colors - 104 mn) HD restoration Original version with subtitles
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.LOST CHILDHOOD (24 mins – HD*) “Comencini had an interest in childhood, certainly for personal reasons, but also because he thought that childhood was quite poorly represented. » An unpublished interview with Michel Ciment, critic, film historian and publication director of the magazine Positif .
.ABOUT… “THE MISUNDERSTOOD” (36 mins) Piero de Bernardi, the film's co-screenwriter, and Cristina Comencini, the director's daughter, discuss the writing process of L'Miscomris and its brilliant transposition to the screen, and discuss Luigi Comencini's attachment to this work.
. ORIGINAL TRAILER
* in HD on the Blu-ray Disc™ version
BD 50 • HIGH DEFINITION MASTER • 1080/23.98p • AVC ENCODING Original Version DTS-HD Master Audio 1.0 • French Subtitles Format 1.85 respected • Colors • Duration of the Film: 104 mn
DVD 9 •NEW RESTORED MASTER• PAL • MPEG-2 ENCODING Original Version Dolby Digital 1.0 • French Subtitles 1.85 format respected • 16/9 compatible 4/3 • Colors • Film length: 100 mins