Partner. (1968) DVD9
Bertolucci's uses Dostoyevsky’s novella The Double as a springboard for what the director himself has called "my most surreal film".

Giacobbe (Pierre Clementi) is a half-mad young drama teacher with a habit of talking to himself. He lives in a small apartment, stacked with books he's bought and stolen. Giacobbe is in love with Clara (Stefania Sandrelli,), the bourgeois daughter of his mentor. When the old professor publicly rejects him, he contemplates suicide but is saved by the appearance of his doppelganger, Giacobbe.
His double can do everything that Giaccobe has never been able to do. And so Giacobbe invites the other Giacobbe to live in his mirrored closet in order to trade places when needed, leading to bizarre sequences...

DVD9 | NTSC 16:9 | 01:47:59 | 7.50 Gb + 3% rec
Language: Italiano
Subtitles: English
Genre: Drama

Director: Bernardo Bertolucci
Cast: Pierre Clementi, Tina Aumont, Sergio Tofano, Giulio Cesare Castello
Country: Italy

• "Dreams from the Other Side": Interview with Bernardo Bertolucci
• "To Edit a Partner": Interview with editor Roberto Perpignani
• Lost & Found: Pierre Clementi's Silent Screen Test
• Poster and Still Gallery

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