Partner (1968 film)

Partner is a 1968 Italian drama film by Bernardo Bertolucci.

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Directed byBernardo Bertolucci
Produced byGiovanni Bertolucci
Written byGianni Amico
Bernardo Bertolucci
StarringPierre Clémenti
Stefania Sandrelli
Music byEnnio Morricone
CinematographyUgo Piccone
Edited byRoberto Perpignani
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Based on the novel The Double by Fyodor Dostoyevsky, it entered the 29th Venice Film Festival[1][2] and the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs section at the 22nd Cannes Film Festival.[3]


This film follows a college student who has a routine life and who encounters a twin he is not related to. Along the way, he discovers that the twin friend has many qualities he doesn't have.



  1. ^ T. Jefferson Kline. I film di Bernardo Bertolucci. Gremese Editore, 1994. ISBN 8876057978.
  2. ^ Leo Pestelli (8 September 1968). "Molte idee (meno cinema) nel "Partner" di Bertolucci". La Stampa. p. 9.
  3. ^ Pierre-Henri Deleau. Cinéma en liberté: la Quinzaine des réalisateurs à Cannes. Ed. de La Martinière, 1993.

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