Tag Archives: Andrea Checchi

Achtung! Banditi! / Attention! Bandits! (1951) Carlo Lizzani, Gina Lollobrigida, Andrea Checchi, Vittorio Duse, Drama, War

Achtung! Banditi! (1951)
During the winter of 1944, the partisans stationed in the Ligurian Apennines must go to a factory in Genoa, in order to pick up a delivery of weapons. Meanwhile, there’s a strike in the city and the Nazis are trying to suppress it violently. The factory becomes the scene of fighting between the Germans and the partisans but the latter, aided by the workers, will be able to get the better.

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La signora senza camelie / The Lady Without Camelias (1953) Michelangelo Antonioni, Lucia Bosé, Gino Cervi, Andrea Checchi, Drama

La signora senza camelie (1953)
It’s the story of a shopclerk named Clara (played by the captivating Lucia Bosè) who finds a chance casting in a small movie role develop into a full-blown career as screen-siren. Tension erupts when her husband can no longer tolerate watching her frivolous cinema escapades, and pushes her into a “serious, artistic” production of the life of Joan of Arc… whereupon she is castigated by the critical establishment.

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