Luna [DVD] [1979]

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Special Features

  • Audio Commenary by Star Matthew Barry with Filmmaker Elijah Drenner
  • Audio Commentary by Filmmaker/Writer Howard S. Berger and Mondo Digital's Nathaniel Thompson
  • On-Camera Interview with Director Bernardo Bertolucci (42 Minutes)
  • On-Camera Interview with Star Matthew Barry
  • Original Theatrical Trailer

Synopsis

Luna
Bernardo Bertolucci's controversial drama explores the troubled life of a young man and his troubling relationship with his parents. Joe (Matthew Barry) is the son of famous opera singer Caterina Silveri (Jill Clayburgh); while Joe believes that Caterina's husband Douglas Winter (Fred Gwynne) is his biological father, the truth is that he was sired by Caterina's former lover, who is now living in Italy and working as a schoolteacher. Joe is moody and rebellious and needs a strong father figure to guide him and keep him in line. But Douglas is ineffectual and emotionally weak, and when Joe witnesses Douglas committing suicide, it sends the young man over the edge. In hopes of boosting her singing career, which has fallen into a rut, Caterina decides to move to Italy, with Joe in tow; Joe falls in with a dangerous crowd and becomes addicted to heroin, while Caterina, hoping to lure her son back to a safer and more healthy lifestyle, tries to become closer to him, which leads to a flirtation with incest. Jill Clayburgh's performance earned her a 1980 Golden Globe nomination. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Jill Clayburgh
    Jill Clayburgh - Caterina Silveri
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    Matthew Barry - Joe
  • Renato Salvatori
    Renato Salvatori - Communist
  • Tomas Milian
    Tomas Milian - Giuseppe
  • Fred Gwynne
    Fred Gwynne - Douglas Winter

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