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Before the Revolution (Blu-ray+DVD) BFI


Young, middle-class and idealistic, Fabrizio struggles to break away from his bourgeois background. Bernado Bertolucci’s beautifully operatic film, winner of the Cannes Critics’ Week prize in 1964, celebrates the passion and ideology of the 1960s, and is presented here newly restored with a selection of revealing extra features.

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Special Features

Presented in Standard Definition and High Definition (DVD and Blu-ray).
Original theatrical trailer.
On-set footage (1963, 4 minutes, DVD only): extract from Italian TV series 'Cinema doggi' featuring an interview with the young Bertolucci.
Interview with Bernardo Bertolucci (Giuseppe Bertolucci, 2003, 46 minutes, DVD only): the director discusses Before the Revolution.
Interviews with Roberto Perpignani, Vittorio Storaro and Ennio Morricone (Giuseppe Bertolucci, 2003, 26 minutes, DVD only).
Working Copy (Giuseppe Bertolucci, 2003, 31 minutes, DVD only): comparisons between the working and final versions of the film.
Bernardo Bertolucci in conversation with David Thompson (2011, 12 minutes, DVD only): Q&A recorded at BFI Southbank.


Bluray, DVD