Jep Gambardella, a 65-year-old journalist and once promising novelist, lives his easy life among Rome’s decadent high society in a swirl of rooftop parties and late-night soirees. But when he learns of the death of his friend’s wife – a woman he once loved as an 18-year-old – his life is thrown into perspective and he begins to see the world through new eyes...
The latest film from acclaimed Italian director Paolo Sorrentino (The Consequences of Love, The Family Friend, This Must Be the Place), The Great Beauty [La grande bellezza] is a dazzling, dizzying and entrancing cinematic tour-de-force, built around a stunning performance by Toni Servillo (Il Divo, Gomorrah), The Great Beauty is a sumptuously shot satire on Berlusconi’s Italy that has drawn comparisons with Italian classics such as La Dolce Vita and La Notte.
The Great Beauty arrives on UK DVD, Blu-ray and Video on Demand on 13th January 2013 by Artificial Eye at the RRP of £15.99 for the DVD and £19.99 for the Blu-ray (VOD prices will likely depend on vendor).
Details of extra features have not been confirmed as yet.