Academy Award(r) Winner Sophia Loren (TWO WOMEN) and Academy Award(r) nominee Marcello Mastroianni (LA DOLCE VITA, 8 1/2) team up in all three hilarious sexual escapades in this delightful comedy anthology which helped est... more »ablish the two stars as the most popular Italian performers of 20th century cinema. YESTERDAY, TODAY & TOMORROW, winner of the 1964 Oscar(r) for Best Foreign Film, remains one of the most beloved Italian films of all time. A masterful comedic film by Italy's greatest neo-realist director, Vittorio De Sica (THE BICYCLE THIEF, TWO WOMEN), is here for the first time ever on DVD in America -uncut in its original aspect ratio. The brand new 16x9 digital transfer was restored in collaboration with De Sica Foundation from the original 35mm interpositive and has never looked better. The final vignette featuring Loren's notorious striptease, was recreated decades later by Robert Altman in READY TO WEAR.« less
Don't Confuse this great DVD with Terrible Past Transfers
M. Weisman | Ventura County, CA | 03/29/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)
"Most of the Amazon reviews linked to this new Region 1 DVD from NoShame films refer to the awful bootleg versions that have been previously available. Ignore them!
This DVD is gorgeous - with a beautiful 16x9 Widescreen (2.35:1) high definition transfer. There is an Italian track with optional English subtitles. There is also the option to choose the English dubbed track if you want to.
NoShame is also releasing a pristine version of the Fellini/Visconti/DeSica multi-part comedy Boccaccio '70 completely uncut for the first time ever in the U.S. The long missing Mario Monicelli segment has finally been restored as well!"
A. Corey | 01/15/1999
(1 out of 5 stars)
"I bought this because it looked like a good deal but I had no way of knowing that it was dubbed. I had originally seen both films in Italian with subtitles...and both truly are wonderful films (Sophia won Best Actress for Two Women). If they only included the information (dubbed or subtitled) I would have been able to make an informed decision instead of taking a shot in the dark. Obviously, I'm not happy with the dubbed version. Oh, and also, the quality of the video is less than great."
Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow should Never be like this!
J. Ortiz | San Juan, Puerto Rico United States | 07/29/2004
(1 out of 5 stars)
"I believe the Amazon.com Editorial Review is self explanatory. This film is a masterpiece, an important component of Sofia Loren's filmography and one of her most admired performances. Now let's address this DVD release! It was apparently transfered from deteriorated film elements, horrendous (jolts) pan and scan with an annoying monophonic dubbed soundtrack. This DVD release does not do justice to this Italian cinematographic jewel. It should not be in the market. Perhaps it is best to visit Italy, buy its PAL version and play it back in one of today's fine multi region DVD players. Don't spend a penny on this monstruosity."
DON'T BUY THIS VERSION
alain robert | ST-HUBERT,QUÉBEC | 12/25/2005
(2 out of 5 stars)
"Don't make the mistake i did by buying this copy of this classic ITALIAN movie.It's a complete disaster with faded colors and grainy images.I can't beleive they put this one on the market.You'll get to see the three sketches all right, but the transfer is simply amateurish and insulting.No subtitles,not even the original ITALIAN track,no gallery of photos etc.This is the worst dvd i ever bought.Luckily for others,a new version was released in 2005 which has the proper treatment.I just hope that VISCONTI's last movie THE INNOCENT won't fall in this category when they released it someday.Let us pray for the preservation of LAURA ANTONELLI's beauty."
A Classic Reborn
Gerry M. Allen | Ormond Beach, FL USA | 04/12/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)
"Ignore the reviews of the bootleg DVD; this new digital transfer from the internegative is lush and clean. There is both a subtitled Italian audio track and a English dubbed version. No comment is needed about the film; time has proved its value. Please view this extraordinary picture and compare it to modern sex comedies; you might conclude that we haven't advanced the art of film over this wonderful production. Buy, enjoy and spread the word."