The Leopard [Le Guepard]

N.p. N.p., Circa 1963. Vintage borderless photograph of Luchino Visconti, Burt Lancaster, and crew on the set of the 1963 film. Coat of Arms with Leopard and "Le Guepard" stamps on the verso.

Based on the 1958 novel by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa.

Visconti's classic, spacious homage to the quiet death of the Sicilian aristocracy of the mid-nineteenth century, one of the great films of Italian cinema. Perhaps the apex of Ms. Cardinale's career, and one of a handful of examples of Burt Lancaster's willingness to take on literate, complex roles.

Nominated for an Academy Award. Winner of the Palme d'Or.

Shot on location in Rome, Lazio, and Sicily, Italy.

7 x 9.25 inches. Near Fine.

BFI 1087. Criterion Collection 235. Ebert II. Godard, Histoire(s) de cinema. Rosenbaum 1000. Schrader 22.


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