“The Leopard”: Better Than 3-D

leopard-01A photographer on the set of a cinematic masterpiece recounts: ‘The Criterion Collection has just released a double disc BluRay of one of Visconti’s “The Leopard,” containing the original Italian Version and the subsequent American Version. After watching the re-mastered Italian version of the film I found Visconti’s ability to give depth, breadth and width to the images on the screen through lighting, placement of actors and angle of view, more powerful and true than any technically manipulated image requiring 3-D glasses.’

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