Cousins James and Robert are in love with Susanna. When Robert and Susanna announce their engagement, James vows to ruin their happiness. Read More »
Tag Archives: Amedeo Nazzari
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. Read More »
Turn-of-the-century Naples. Salvatore Ruotolo and his wife are murdered and their bodies are found in different locations. Read More »
Umberto Solaro loses the love of his life Speranza, a noble but poor girl who has been forced to marry a rich Austrian army officer. Read More »
The Naked Maja (1958) Henry Koster, Ava Gardner, Anthony Franciosa, Amedeo Nazzari, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Romance
Love takes precedence over art and politics as Spanish painter Goya pines for an aloof duchess. Read More »
Gassman plays Mario Ravicchio, a financially-strapped press representative who follows an Italian manufacturing company on its visit to Buenos Aires to present a movie in a festival. Read More »
The Best of Enemies (1961) Guy Hamilton, David Niven, Alberto Sordi, Amedeo Nazzari, Adventure, Comedy, War
In 1941 the Italian and British forces face one another.Italian army Captain Blasi and his troops capture a British army Major Richardson and his pilot when their scout plane crashes. Read More »
La cena delle beffe / The Jester’s Supper (1942) Alessandro Blasetti, Amedeo Nazzari, Osvaldo Valenti, Clara Calamai, Drama, Romance
In times of Lorenzo the Magnificent, Neri and Giannetto, two young Florentine, maintain a bitter rivalry. Read More »
Living with her father and stepmother in Naples, Anna is very unhappy as her stepmother hinders her attempts to live her own life. Read More »
Malinconico Autunno (1958) Raffaello Matarazzo, Amedeo Nazzari, Yvonne Sanson, Mercedes Monterrey, Drama, Romance
Lucas is an orphan who lives with his mother Mary, a worker in a factory in Barcelona. One day she meets at school Captain Andres, since he knows the story of boy tries to protect him. Read More »
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.
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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.
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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.
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Grace Peterson works in department stores “Tutto per Tutti”, along with many other young people. His employment contract entitling them to live in a boarding house built specifically for them by the company but on the other hand, forbid them not fall in love or marry under threat of dismissal. Still, Grace falls for Phil Golder, a violinist penniless. The director of the residence will notice and the best friend of the girl impersonate violinist girlfriend to try to save Grace dismissal.
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