74 B.C. Somewhere in the Roman Empire, Spartacus, a young officer, is condemned to be a slave because he hit a superior. Read More »
Tag Archives: Massimo Girotti
Gino, a young and handsome tramp, stops in a small roadside inn run by Giovanna. Read More »
A beautiful girl plans to seduce, then murder, the brutal conqueror who has taken over her city. Read More »
A mule cart crosses the countryside. Two bandits push the driver off and, when he resists, kill him. The bandits steal the mules… The town of Capodarso, Sicily. Read More »
Story of a Love Affair (1950) Michelangelo Antonioni, Lucia Bosé, Massimo Girotti, Ferdinando Sarmi, Crime, Drama, Romance
Paola (Lucia Bose) is the beautiful and jealously-guarded younger wife of a shady factory owner, Enrico Fontana (Ferdinando Sarmi). Read More »
Un pilota ritorna / A Pilot Returns (1942) Roberto Rossellini, Massimo Girotti, Michela Belmonte, Gaetano Masier, Drama, War
A young Italian pilot is interned in a British prison camp after his plane is shot down during the war against Greece. Read More »
Desiderio (1946) Marcello Pagliero, Roberto Rossellini, Massimo Girotti, Carlo Ninchi, Elli Parvo, Drama
Paola, a Milan call girl, returns home to her village in an attempt to go straight. Read More »
Ai margini della metropoli (1953) Carlo Lizzani, Massimo Mida, Massimo Girotti, Marina Berti, Giulietta Masina, Crime, Drama
Mario Ilari, a young unemployed worker, is wrongly accused of killing a girl, friend of his. Read More »
Lettere di una novizia / La novice (1960) Alberto Lattuada, Pascale Petit, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Massimo Girotti, Drama
A young novice is about to take her vows upon entering a convent when her recent past comes back to haunt her. Read More »
L’amour d’une femme / The Love of a Woman (1953) Jean Grémillon, Micheline Presle, Massimo Girotti, Gaby Morlay, Drama
Marie Prieur, a young doctor, decides to settle down on Ushant, a remote island belonging to Brittany. Little by little she manages to be accepted by the population. One day she meets André Lorenzi, a handsome engineer, and it is love at first sight. Life is wonderful for a while but André wants to marry her only if she remains at home. Despite her strong feelings for André, Marie refuses to give up her vocation and the two lovers part. Marie finds herself alone, with a broken heart.
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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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La finestra di fronte / Facing Windows (2003) Ferzan Ozpetek, Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Massimo Girotti, Raoul Bova, Drama, Romance
Giovanna is a bookkeeper in a company which packs chickens. She is married to a man who has a precarious job. First she starts being curious about a young man who lives in the block opposite hers, and then she falls in love with him. The relationship between the two becomes much stronger when she starts to find out more about him from an old man who bursts into their lives. The old man, obsessed with the memories of some things that happened n the long past autumn of 1943, has lost his memory and finds refuge in Giovanna.
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Story about the pilgrimage to Loreto train a group of sick and maimed.
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