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Un garibaldino al convento (1942)

An old woman's poignant reminiscence of her youth in a convent school, the happy moments and the sad, and her tragic love for a Garibaldian.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Leonardo Cortese ...
Il conte Franco Amidei
María Mercader ...
Mariella Dominiani (as Maria Mercader)
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Caterinetta Bellelli
Fausto Guerzoni ...
Tiepolo, Il guardiano del convento
Olga Vittoria Gentilli ...
La marchesa Dominiani
Federico Collino ...
Giacinto Bellelli
Clara Auteri Pepe ...
Geltrude Corbetti
Elvira Betrone ...
La madre superiora
Dina Romano ...
Suor Ignazia
Lamberto Picasso ...
Giovanni Bellelli
Armando Migliari ...
Raimondo Bellelli
Achille Majeroni ...
Il governatore (as Achille Maieroni)
Miguel del Castillo ...
Il capitano borbonico
Evelina Paoli ...
Mariella anziana
Adele Mosso ...
Caterinetta anziana
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An old woman's poignant reminiscence of her youth in a convent school, the happy moments and the sad, and her tragic love for a Garibaldian.

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10 March 1942 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

A Garibaldian in the Convent  »

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(Tobis Klangfilm)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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A story of love and political commitment in pre-unitarian Italy.
19 February 2003 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

The film is of particular interest for two reasons: firstly, it is a film about the Italian Risorgimento, and yet a fairly a-typical one among those made during Fascism; secondly, it is a fairly intriguing early film by soon to be Neorealist master Vittorio de Sica, the author of such masterpieces as Shoeshine and Rome Open City.


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