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Tragic Hunt (1947)

Caccia tragica (original title)
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Vivi Gioi ...
Andrea Checchi ...
Alberto
Carla Del Poggio ...
Giovanna
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Giuseppe
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Michele
Checco Rissone ...
Mimì
Umberto Sacripante ...
Il zoppo
Alfredo Salvatori ...
Un fattore
Folco Lulli ...
Un fattore
Michele Riccardini ...
Eugenia Grandi ...
Sultana
Piero Lulli ...
L'autista
Guido Della Valle ...
Il tedesco
Ermanno Randi ...
Andrea
Massimo Rossini ...
Il camoscio
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...this close-cropped Lady Collaborationist whose beautiful locks were shorn because of her over-friendliness...

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4 November 1947 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

The Tragic Pursuit  »

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Nominated for the Peace Award ( Prag, 1951 ) See more »

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Not bad.

First, I must admit that I am not an Italian cinema specialist. Especially the neo realism one. This movie - the first of the film maker Giuseppe De Santis - describes very well the terrific situation that many populations knew all over Europe, just after WW2. This takes place in Italy, of course, and this hopeless tale shows us the homeless, poor people: men, women and children who had to struggle every day to survive, hanging along the roads. The lead is in charge of an important amount of money, the community's payroll - the only they have saved after the war disaster - and the dol is stolen after a violent robbery. Our hero knows the chief of the robbers, and he can't speak afterwards because the leader of the hoods took his wife as hostage.

Yes, it is a solid and very pessimistic drama, describing the state of mind, and not only mind, in which all these poor people had to live with. I know there were many of this kind of features, in this same period, from Italy. But I don't know them enough to speak further about this.


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