This dark satire on ownership and its discontents makes its Blu-ray debut with a remarkable 4K restoration and a trio of informative interviews.
Few films from the 1960s that have been absent on home video for this long arrive looking like they were shot yesterday.
Antonio Pietrangeli’s structuring logic proceeds from a philosophical, rather than character-based, foundation, causing a chill to pervade the entire film.
Another benchmark of quasi-satirical “endurance” cinema has been re-restored for home video for a new generation of thrill-seeking cinephiles.
Criterion dolls up Edouard Molinaro’s spirited international hit with a routinely excellent A/V transfer and a smattering of hugely entertaining extras.