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Indiscretion of an American wife

Cesare Zavattini

Indiscretion of an American wife

& Terminal station

by Cesare Zavattini

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Published by Criterion Collection in S.l.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drama,
  • Film adaptations,
  • Man-woman relationships,
  • Railroad stations,
  • Adultery

  • About the Edition

    An American housewife (Jennifer Jones) vacationing in Italy reluctantly decides to put an end to her brief affair with an Italian academic (Montgomery Clift). She flees to Rome"s Stazione Termini, where she bids him farewell, but he begs her to stay. The film"s plot is simple; its production was not. The troubled collaboration between director Vittorio De Sica and producer David O. Selznick resulted in two cuts of the same film. De Sica"s version, Terminal Station, was screened at a length of one-and-a-half hours, but after disappointing previews, Selznick severely re-edited it and changed the title to Indiscretion of an American Wife without De Sica"s permission.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesIndiscretion of an American wife (Motion picture), Terminal station.
    Statementa David O. Selznick presentation ; screenplay by Cesare Zavattini, Luigi Chiarini, Giorgio Prosperi ; produced and directed by Vittorio de Sica ; dialogue by Truman Capote
    SeriesThe Criterion collection -- 202, Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) -- 202.
    ContributionsJones, Jennifer, 1919-2009, Clift, Montgomery, Beymer, Richard, 1939-, Page, Patti, Columbia Pictures Corporation, Criterion Collection (Firm)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1997 .I4735 2003
    The Physical Object
    Format[videorecording] ;
    Pagination1 videodisc (72, 89 min.)
    Number of Pages89
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26922647M
    ISBN 101559409401
    ISBN 109781559409407
    OCLC/WorldCa52908616

    Indiscretion of an American Wife () This is such a contained, focused film, and demands so much of its two actors, every little nuance matters in a kind of exciting dramatic way. The closest thing this compares to, as two lovers or would be lovers talk in a train station, is Brief Encounter (), and that's a masterpiece of acting and cinema both. Indiscretion of an American Wife & Terminal Station Criterion / B&W / flat full frame / 72 & 89 min. / Stazione Termini / Street Date Aug / Starring Jennifer Jones, Montgomery Clift, Gino Cervi, Richard Beymer, Patti Page, Paolo Stoppa Cinematography Aldo Graziati, Oswald Morris Art Direction Virgilio Marchi Film Editor Jean Barker, Eraldo Da .

    Against De Sica’s wishes, Selznick re-cut the film—throwing out nearly 25 minutes—and adding a silly 8-minute prologue “short” to round out the feature length from 64 minutes to Retitled Indiscretion of an American Wife, the picture was released in America in , and in England as Indiscretion. Selznick’s name does not appear.   Also known as "Stazione Termini". Great Italian melodrama by neorealism masterpeice maker Vittorio de Sica starring two major American actors, Jennifer Jones and Monty Clift. A very young "Dick" Beymer makes his film a teenager. also appear Gino Cervi and Paolo Stoppa, two Iatlian favourites of the time.

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Indiscretion of an American Wife (56) 1h 3min 7+ Prior to leaving by train for Paris, a married American woman tries to break off her affair with. As Mary bids her heartbroken lover farewell at the train station, Giovanni cannot repress his true feelings and begs her to remain with him in Italy.

With a script that credits such writers as Truman Capote, Carson McCullers, Paul Gallico, and Alberto Moravia, Indiscretion of an American Wife has endured to become a true buried treasure Brand: Kl Studio Classics.

Criterion's side-by-side presentation of the two edits of Vittorio De Sica's Terminal Station-- the original European release and David O. Selznick's dumbed-down Hollywood hack job, Indiscretion of an American Wife-- provides a fascinating look at what is, in any version, one of the director's more intriguing minor with Freudian analysis, film scholar Leonard Brand: Criterion.

Title: Indiscretion of an American Wife. Summary: Prior to leaving by train for Paris, a married American woman tries to break off her affair with a young Italian in Rome's Stazione Termini.

Directed by: Vittorio De Sica. Actors: Jennifer Jones, Montgomery Clift, Gino Cervi. Description Jennifer Jones and Montgomery Clift 'Indiscretion of an American Wife' (Columbia Pictures, ) campaign book.

20 pp., includes covers. Also, one sheet flyer. Measures 16 in. x 12 in. Provenance: Formerly the personal collection of Robert Osborne, then by descent through family of Mr.

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Jennifer Jones and Montgomery Clift 'Indiscretion of an American Wife' (Columbia Pictures, ) campaign book. 20 pp., includes covers. Also, one sheet flyer. Vacationing in Rome, married American Mary Forbes (Jennifer Jones) has an affair with an Italian man (Montgomery Clift), but a farewell tryst on an empty train leads to their.

Indiscretion Of An American Wife 1st Jennifer Jones (Actor), Montgomery Clift (Actor), Vittorio De Sica (Director) & 0 more Format: DVD/5(67).

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Indiscretion of an American Housewife. Indiscretion of an American Housewife. Skip navigation Sign in. Indiscretion - Duration: YouTube Mov views. Over The Top. Indiscretion of an American Wife () Prior to leaving by train for Paris, a married American woman tries to break off her affair with a /10(K).

Indiscretion of an American Wife () | The Criterion Collection An American housewife (Jennifer Jones) vacationing in Italy reluctantly decides to put an end to her brief affair with an Italian academic (Montgomery Clift).

She flees to Rome’s Stazione Termini, where she bids him farewell, but he begs her to : Giovanni Doria, Mary Forbes, Paul.

Indiscretion takes place in one locale only, Rome's main train terminal. It chronicles the final moments of an ill-fated tryst between an Italian man (Montgomery Clift) and an American housewife (Jennifer Jones). But do not be fooled by the simplicity of this synopsis/5(67).

Indiscretion of an American Wife began its life as a romantic drama entitled Terminal Station, directed with extraordinary skill and sensitivity by neorealist filmmaker Vittorio De Sica and starring Jennifer Jones and Montgomery Clift as a visiting American housewife and 38%.

book club. Indiscretion of an American Wife Director Vittorio De Sica's claustrophobic study of the end of a brief encounter is better known in the UK as Indiscretion and was originally 3/5. Overview of Indiscretion of an American Wife,directed by Vittorio De Sica, with Jennifer Jones, Montgomery Clift, Gino Cervi, at Turner Classic Movies.

Indiscretion of an American Wife () One of Anne's best films. An American diplomat's wife meets an Italian vintner at an embassy soirée.

He sees her as more than just her "husband's hostess"/10(4). Indiscretion of an American Wife subtitles. AKA: Terminal Station Indiscretion, Terminal Station Terminal Station Indiscretion, of an American Wife, Terminus Station, Station Terminus. This Longing This Yearning This Wanting. Prior to leaving by train for Paris, a married American woman tries to break off her affair with a young Italian in Rome's Stazione Termini/10(K).

The KL Studio Classics Blu-ray of Terminal Station & Indiscretion of an American Wife gives us an excellent opportunity to compare the work of an Italian master to an American producer’s commercial revision.

De Sica’s show was changed right down to individual cuts. The long pauses of discomfort are now gone from the police meeting scene. Selznick battled with De Sica as well, both on the set and after De Sica had delivered his minute cut.

Selznick went back to the editing room, and with the help of the editor Jean Barker and writer Ben Hecht produced his own version of the film, luridly retitled Indiscretion of an American Wife and reduced to 64 minutes. Indiscretion of an American Wife - (2) 1h 3min 16+ Jennifer Jones is the American housewife on vacation in Italy who must choose between returning home to her husband and family in Philadelphia or her romance with an Italian academic played by Montgomery Clift.5/5(2).Indiscretion of an American Wife / Terminal Station (Criterion Collection), DVD, Black & White, Drama, Produced for the Lifetime cable channel, Indiscretion of an American Wife is a remake of Vittorio De Sica's theatrical feature of the same Category: Drama, Television.