Based on the novel by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa.
Program content : Twentieth Century Fox, 1963.
Special features (Disc one): New high-definition digital transfer, supervised by director of photography Giuseppe Rotunno, with restored image and sound and presented in the original Super Technirama aspect ratio of 2.21:1 ; audio commentary by film scholar Peter Cowie; new and improved English subtitle translation ; optimal image quality: RSDL dual-layer edition.
Special features (Disc two): A Dying Breed: The Making of The Leopard, a new hour-long documentary featuring interviews with actress Claudia Cardinale, screenwriter Suso Cecchi D'Amico, director of photography Giuseppe Totunno, filmmaker Sydney Pollack, and many others; Interview with producer Goffredo Lombardo ; an exclusive video interview with professor Millicent Marcus of the University of Pennsylvania on the history behind The Leopard; original theatrical trailers and newsreels ; stills gallery of rare behind-the-scenes production photos.
Special features (Disc three): New transfer of the 161-minute American release, with English-language dialogue (including Burt Lancaster's actual voice) ; plus: a new essay by author and film historian Michael Wood.
Enhanced for 16:9 widescreen TVs (aspect ratio: 2.21:1).
Produced by Goffredo Lombardo ; directed by Luchino Visconti.
Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon and Claudia Cardinale with Paola Stoppa, Rina Morelli, Romolo Valli, Mario Girotti, Pierre Clémenti, Lucilla Morlacchi, Ida Galli, Marino Mase, Ivo Garrani, Leslie French and Serge Reggiani.
Home use only.
In Italian with optional English subtitles ; Disc 3 includes an American release (161 min.) with English language dialogue.