I Knew Her Well
I Knew Her Well
I Knew Her Well
I Knew Her Well
I Knew Her Well
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I Knew Her Well

Antonio Pietrangeli 1965

Following the gorgeous, seemingly liberated Adriana (Divorce Italian Style’s Stefania Sandrelli) as she chases her dreams in the Rome of La dolce vita, I Knew Her Well is at once a delightful immersion in the popular music and style of Italy in the 1960s and a biting critique of its sexual politics and culture of celebrity. Over a series of intimate episodes, just about every one featuring a different man, a new hairstyle, and an outfit to match, the unsung Italian master Antonio Pietrangeli, working from a script he cowrote with Ettore Scola, composes a deft, seriocomic character study that never strays from its complicated central figure. I Knew Her Well is a thrilling rediscovery, by turns funny, tragic, and altogether jaw-dropping.

Janus Films is proud to present the U.S. theatrical premiere of a new 4K digital restoration, undertaken by the Criterion Collection in partnership with the Cineteca di Bologna.

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Details

  • 115 min
  • B&W
  • 1.85:1

Formats

  • DCP
  • Blu-ray
  • DVD

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