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La terra trema

Versione restaurata dal
Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia-Cineteca Nazionale

Dir.:
Luchino Visconti

Script:
L. Visconti sceneg. liberamente tratta da "I malavoglia" di G. Verga

Phot.:
Aldo Graziati

Ed.:
Mario Serandrei

Mus.:
Willy Ferrero

Cast.:
Pescatori siciliani
Antonio Arcidiacono ('Ntoni)
Giuseppe Arcidiacono (Cola)
Giovanni Greco (nonno)
Nelluccia Giammona (Mara)
Agnese Giammona (Lucia)
Nicola Castorina (Nicola)
Rosario Galvagno (Don Salvatore)
Lorenzo Valastro (Lorenzo)
Rosa Costanzo (Nedda)

Prod.:
Universalia

Orig.:
Italia / Italy 1948
165' / v.o. italiano / 35mm

A story about a family of Sicilian fishermen from Aci Trezza, exploited by a group of merchants. Resolute in their fight against this oppression, the raise a mortgage on their home to buy a boat and work independently. But even the elements are against them: a storm destroys the boat. Having lost their home, the family breaks up; the unfortunate fishermen are reduced to an even more miserable existence, and are forced to go back to their old job, condemned, without hope, to what seems to be an inevitable destiny.