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Full of Life (1956)

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Writer Nick and his wife Emily are expecting their first child. When a necessary home repair proves too costly to afford, Nick must swallow his pride and visit his father, a proud immigrant... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Emily Rocco
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Nick Rocco
Salvatore Baccaloni ...
Papa Vittorio Rocco
Esther Minciotti ...
Mama Pauletta Rocco
Joe De Santis ...
Father Gondolfo
Silvio Minciotti ...
Joe Muto
Penny Santon ...
Carla Rocco
Arthur Lovejoy ...
Mr. Jameson
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Mrs. Jameson
Trudy Marshall ...
Nora Gregory
Walter Conrad ...
John Gregory
Sam Gilman ...
Dr. Atchison
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Writer Nick and his wife Emily are expecting their first child. When a necessary home repair proves too costly to afford, Nick must swallow his pride and visit his father, a proud immigrant stonemason with whom he has a difficult relationship, and ask him to do the work. Confronting the issues of religious and family tradition which have separated father and son causes Nick and Emily to reevaluate their lives and the things they value most. Written by scgary66

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Comedy | Drama

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26 April 1957 (France)  »

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Salvatore Baccaloni's American film debut. See more »

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Sweet little film
15 April 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was sick with the stomach flu one night and I turned on AMC around 3 in the morning not knowing what was on and I discovered this film. I had never heard of it before and I am a big film buff. I was pleasantly surprised. It is a nice sweet little gem of a film about family. It has some real tender moments and some quietly funny moments. It deals with a man, his wife, and his father. His father is originally from Italy and does not like his son's American ways. Which of course drives the son crazy. His wife is pregnant and he is concerned about that. His father wants to help him prepare to be a father, which has its good points and bad points. It shows, quite well, I think, the bonds and the love of family. If it is ever on I highly recommend it. It also has the best title for the story.


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