A rowdy woman is so forceful that she outdoes her husband in a loud cry against speculators who refuse poor people entrance to a block of new apartments, built after WW2. Without noticing ... See full summary »
After many years working in the streets of Roma, the middle-age whore Mamma Roma (Anna Magnani) saves money to buy an upper class apartment, a fruit stand and retires from the prostitution.... See full summary »
Pier Paolo Pasolini
While awaiting Production Code seal approval in the USA this Italian-made production went through three American distributors in three years; first Motion Picture Sales Corporation that ... See full summary »
In Peru in the eighteenth century. Camilla, the star of a theater company, hesitates between three men. The Viceroy gives her his magnificent golden coach. A young Spanish officer suggests ... See full summary »
An Italian-American neighborhood in Louisiana is disturbed when truck driver Rosario Delle Rose is killed by police while smuggling. His buxom widow Serafina miscarries, then over a period ... See full summary »
In a Polish shtetl, two young men who have grown up together betrothe their unborn children, ignoring the advice of a mysterious traveler not to pledge the lives of future generations. Soon... See full summary »
Napoli, gli inizi del secolo. Assunta Spina è una bella popolana, padrona di una stireria ed ha per amante Michele, macellaio, che, in un accesso di gelosia, la sfregia. Viene arrestato e ... See full summary »
Ernesto ritorna dalla prigionia in Germania, alla fine della Seconda Guerra mondiale. E' solo, la casa distrutta, la mamma morta, la sorella scomparsa. La ritrova in un bordello, durante la... See full summary »
Carla Del Poggio
The story intertwines the actions of the underground movement in Rome in 1944 against the Germans by a group of opera performers who are part of the Italian resistance, with their ... See full summary »
Anna Magnani Portrays a prostitute,sexy Mae West style, Who is prejudged by A catholic community of a Small Italian village , during the war.The priest Antonio,played by Antonio Gandusio,Finds a stranger ,A tall red man, with amnesia, played by Aural Milloss.One of the villagers,played by Victorio Desica, who's an atheist,Tries to help him. Leo and his wife don't get along ,played by Franca Belli, because of Leos Atheism.But this changes when the strange has amazing powers.All of a sudden no one oppose the prostitute and she can now go to church.He cross over a mine bomb and it doesn't explode.The Polish singer he meets Wanda,played by Renata Bogdnaska, is about to kill herself when she discovers her husband ,or boy friend had died in battle,But then he stops her.The catholic village has a procession.As he watches it he notices the cross.The cross brings back his memory. Surprise!.The spoiler .He was a member of a group of fascist and Nazis,who executed a bunch of catholic villagers for going through their procession.He then remember his German language.He realizes what he did wrong.He knows that the must put an end to his life to make up for what he did.He stands on the land mine.Liana the prostitute leave the village.The miracles are portrayed as psychological phenomena rather than magic. Aurel was excellent as the stranger.the cinema photography that shows a small village built from an old castle was good too.This actor ,who was the stranger looks like German actor Viktor Dekowa
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