Tag Archives: Amedeo Nazzari
La cena delle beffe / The Jester’s Supper (1942) Alessandro Blasetti, Amedeo Nazzari, Osvaldo Valenti, Clara Calamai, Drama, Romance
Malinconico Autunno (1958) Raffaello Matarazzo, Amedeo Nazzari, Yvonne Sanson, Mercedes Monterrey, Drama, Romance
Donne e Briganti (1950) Mario Soldati, Amedeo Nazzari, Maria Mauban, Jean Chevrier, Adventure, Drama
Sul letto di morte, il signor Luciani confessa al figlio Peppino che sua sorella Marietta è in realtà la figlia illegittima di Ferdinando IV di Borbone, suggerendogli di sposarla per non tornare ad essere povero come fu lui, prima che il cielo (nella persona del potente ministro di sua Maestà, il cardinal Ruffo) gli regalasse quella creatura. Ma Marietta è già di Michele Pezza, un cacciatore di frodo, che la ama e la vuole sposare. Peppino lo odia da quando erano piccoli, ma la personalità solare e giuliva di Michele Pezza non riesce a vedere il rancore che cova nell’amico. Dopo un banale incidente, costato però la vita ad una guardia del Re, Michele scappa e si rifugia in montagna, da Brigante.
Il lupo della Sila / The Wolf of the Sila (1949) Duilio Coletti, Silvana Mangano, Amedeo Nazzari, Vittorio Gassman, Drama
Returning home after a night of love spent in a woodman’s hut with Orsola, Pietro is arrested by the police for a crime he did not commit. His mother and youngest sister, Rosaria, go to Orsola begging her to provide Pietro with the alibi that will clear him. But Rocco, Orsola’s brother, dreading a family scandal, constrains Orsola to silence. Condemned despite his innocence, Pietro escapes from prison, but the police track him down and kill him, and his mother, before the eyes of Rosaria. Years pass, and one day Rocco stumbles upon a half-frozen young woman lying in the snow. He takes her home and confides her to the care of Orsola. Later, yielding to the pleas of Orsola, Rocco and Rocco’s son, Salvatore, the girl stays on in the house, and Salvatore falls in love with the beautiful stranger, who is careful to keep the family members from learning she is Rosaria, the grown up sister of Pietro seeking revenge for the deaths of her brother and mother.
Un marito per Anna Zaccheo / A Husband for Anna (1953) Giuseppe De Santis, Silvana Pampanini, Amedeo Nazzari, Massimo Girotti, Drama
Anna Zaccheo is a beautiful young woman from a working class Neapolitan family. Her main concern is to find herself a suitable husband. She meets a young sailor Andrea one day and gets engaged to him. But while she is waiting for Andrea to return from the navy she gets raped by her boss. Her life suddenly takes a downward spiral.
Il bandito / The Bandit (1946) Alberto Lattuada, Anna Magnani, Amedeo Nazzari, Carla Del Poggio, Crime, Drama
Ernesto returns from captivity in Germany, at the end of the Second World War. And ‘only, the house destroyed, his mother died, his sister disappeared. He finds her in a brothel, during the struggle that comes with the exploiter the girl is killed and the man is driven by Ernesto in the stairwell. Wounded and chased by the police took refuge in the house of a prostitute who is the head of a gang of robbers. Become loving woman and leader of the gang, but the proceeds of the business benefits that bestows in acts comrades disapprove. One day, while with assaulting a car with accomplices, Ernesto is reported to the police by the same prostitute who wants revenge on a grievance. It could be saved, but waiver to safety to bring home the child of a former comrade who was in the car assaulted.