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Pane, amore e fantasia / Bread, Love and Dreams (1953) Luigi Comencini, Vittorio De Sica, Gina Lollobrigida, Marisa Merlini, Comedy, Romance

Pane, amore e fantasia (1953)
Marshal Antonio Carotenuto is sent to Sagliena, an imaginary little village in the center of Italy in the ’50s, to assume his new mandate. In the village he knows Maria (Frisky) AKA ‘la Bersagliera’, secretly in love with a policeman (Carabiniere) reporting to Antonio. But also Paoletta, the priest’s nephew, loves him. Things become more complicated when Annarella, the midwife, starts demonstrating her love to Antonio. She is hiding a secret and the Marshal soon will be in a restless situation.

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Le retour de Don Camillo / The Return of Don Camillo (1953) Julien Duvivier, Fernandel, Gino Cervi, Édouard Delmont, Comedy

Le retour de Don Camillo (1953)
After his battles with the communist mayor Peppone, Don Camillo is sent in exile by his bishop in a remote village. Peppone thought he got the village in his hands. But when the municipality decide to build a dike against the periodic floods, the proprietor of the land refuses. War between the village clans is about to begin. Maybe only the strong hand of the priest could persuade the landlord to change his mind. Will Peppone passed over his pride and send for his enemy?

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Bibione Bye Bye One (1999) Alessandro Rossetto, Documentary

Bibione Bye Bye One (1999)
An Italian summer in black and white. Not very far away from the old border that divided Eastern and Western Europe there is Bibione. A little seaside resort of architectural style from the 60’s which fills up with tourists. In the fast, dense flow of the redhot days of the summer sun, the people, natives and non-natives, young and old, work and live. In the background specks of summer life.

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