Based on Nikolai Gogol’s story with the location changed from Russia to Italy Read More »
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Cousins James and Robert are in love with Susanna. When Robert and Susanna announce their engagement, James vows to ruin their happiness. Read More »
Il delitto di Giovanni Episcopo / Flesh Will Surrender (1947) Alberto Lattuada, Aldo Fabrizi, Roldano Lupi, Yvonne Sanson, Drama
Giovanni used to be a humble, mild-mannered government clerk whose life was turned upside down when he met Giulio, a notorious forger who at once set about manipulating the over-confident man. 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 »
Quand tu liras cette lettre / When You Read This Letter (1953) Jean-Pierre Melville, Philippe Lemaire, Juliette Gréco, Yvonne Sanson, Drama
Juliette Greco plays Therese, a nun-in-training who returns to “civilian” life to care for her young sister Denise (Irene Gatter). 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 »
Mia zoi tin ehoume / We Have Only One Life (1958) Yorgos Javellas, Yvonne Sanson, Dimitris Horn, Vasilis Avlonitis, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Kleon is a poor man trying to make his living with a small job at a bank. One day, he discovers an accounting error and deciding not to report it, he takes the money and instantly becomes rich. This gives him the chance to live the rich life of his dreams, but is there any chance for this change to go unnoticed by the bank?
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Agostina is a maid turned prostitute during World War II. She sends all the money she makes to the local priest in her home village for safekeeping. After the war is over Agostina and her friend Australia plan to open a clothing store so they return to her home island to collect the money from the priest. But after arriving there Agostina learns in shock that the priest has been dead for more than a year and that his eccentric successor mistook the received money for donations and spent all of it on building a new orphanage for war orphans. To make matters even worse, other islanders think that Agostina is now a millionaire and beg her to help them financially.
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