Valentine "Snakeskin" Xavier, a trouble-prone drifter trying to go straight, wanders into a small Mississippi town looking for a simple and honest life but finds himself embroiled with problem-filled women.
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 »
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 »
An immigrant Nevada rancher brings a woman from Italy to be his second wife but when he neglects her, she becomes involved with his trusted assistant. Nominated for 3 Academy Awards including Best Actor.
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
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 »
Gerardo è un attore o almeno cerca di esserlo, ma il pubblico non è del suo parere. Così, per arrotondare gli introiti, aiuta l'amico Lallo in un suo "lavoretto". Questo gli costa però la ... See full summary »
Anna Maria Ferrero
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 »
A Roman nun who was a missionary in Africa for 20 years is sent to a convent near Naples where she grows very fond of a boy whose father has died. The child's mother is about to leave him ... See full summary »
On New Year's Eve, an insecure, struggling actress (Anna Magnani) has nothing to do. When a colleague invites her to a New Year's party, she jumps at the opportunity. Accidentally she runs ... 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
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