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The Conformist Extended Edition (R1) in December

Paramount Home Entertainment have announced the Region 1 DVD release of The Conformist (Extended Edition) for 5th December 2006 priced at $14.99 SRP. This story opens in 1938 in Rome, where Marcello has just taken a job working for Mussollini and is courting a beautiful young woman who will make him even more of a conformist. Marcello is going to Paris on his honeymoon and his bosses have an assignment for him there. Look up an old professor who fled Italy when the fascists came into power. At the border of Italy and France, where Marcello and his bride have to change trains, his bosses give him a gun with a silencer. In a flashback to 1917, we learn why sex and violence are linked in Marcello's mind.

Bernado Bertolucci’s 1970 film makes its Region 1 DVD debut in its extended edition form (listed at 111 minutes) with the following features:

  • Anamorphic Widescreen Presentation
  • English, French & Italian Mono
  • English subtitles
  • The Rise of the Conformist
  • The Conformist: Shadow and Light
  • The Conformist: Breaking New Grounds

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