Tag Archives: Gennaro Righelli
Abbasso la miseria! / Down with Misery (1945) Gennaro Righelli, Anna Magnani, Nino Besozzi, Virgilio Riento, Drama
The two drivers Giovanni and Gaetano are friends. Gaetano, bold and ruthless, thrives in the black market, while Giovanni Read More »
Cainà – La figlia dell’isola / Caina: The Island and the Continent (1922) Gennaro Righelli, Maria Jacobini, Carlo Benetti, Ida Carloni Talli, Adventure, Drama
Cainá is a young peasant who lives in a small village in Sardinia together with her goats and parents. She is a wild and free spirit and unconventional for any small and closed communities dominated by old rules. Cainà yearns to escape from such a closed atmosphere and the isolated island, so, as an old tune says: “Somewhere beyond the sea, somewhere, waiting for me…”; When a boat arrives to the island, she will do her best to flee away from her little oppressing village and experience new adventures in the continent with the help of the boat captain.
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Abbasso la ricchezza! / Peddlin’ in Society (1946) Gennaro Righelli, Anna Magnani, Vittorio De Sica, Virgilio Riento, Drama
Thanks to wartime smuggling Gioconda Perfetti, a roman fruit vendor, becomes very rich. She leaves her shop and moves to a magnificent villa which once belonged to a count. She also becomes involved with some very dubious characters who profit from her ignorance and cheat her out of her money.
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