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Lost Youth (1948)
"Gioventù perduta" (original title)

 |  Drama  |  2 April 1948 (Italy)
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Carla Del Poggio ...
Luisa Manfredi
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Marcello Mariani
Jacques Sernas ...
Stefano Manfredi
Franca Maresa ...
Maria Rivano
Diana Borghese ...
Stella, la cantante
Nando Bruno ...
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Leo Garavaglia ...
Il professore Pietro Manfredi
Dino Maronetto ...
Berto
Giorgio Metrailler ...
Gianni
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Music by Carlo Rustichelli
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Sociological study of post-war crime rise in Italy
18 August 2013 | by (Fairfax, VA) – See all my reviews

"Lost Youth" is not merely a sociological study of the post-war crime rise in Italy among the young middle-class, it is also a study of how family and friends can be completely blind to a sociopathic killer in their midst. The then new young actor Jacques Sernas (forever under-rated thereafter) garnered deserved critical praise for his chilling portrayal of the young 20 yr old criminal pursuing his agenda with enough sang-froid to freeze Europe. The bleak story gets a slight lift from young Massimo Girotti's performance as a tyro police inspector who unfortunately becomes involved with the sister of the perpetrator he is seeking. The black and white cinematography is pure classic noir cinema.


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