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The Seducer-Man of Straw (1958)
"L'uomo di paglia" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  5 March 1958 (Italy)
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Andrea Zaccardi has returned home from hunting. He and his wife Luisa are very close. Their young son Giulio develops a cough. The doctor recommends the seaside. Luisa leaves with Giulio ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Pietro Germi ...
Andrea
Franca Bettoia ...
Rita
Luisa Della Noce ...
Luisa
Edoardo Nevola ...
Giulio
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Beppe
Romolo Giordani ...
Caporetto
Luciano Marin ...
Gino
Mirella Monti ...
Rita's mother
Renato Montalbano ...
Rita's boyfriend
Milly ...
Se stessa
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bruna Cealti
Anna Gruber
Ida Masetti
Marcella Rovena
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Andrea Zaccardi has returned home from hunting. He and his wife Luisa are very close. Their young son Giulio develops a cough. The doctor recommends the seaside. Luisa leaves with Giulio for several weeks. Andrea stays to work at the metal shop... While visiting his family, Andrea notices a young woman on the beach with her soldier boyfriend. The weekend over, the girl is on the bus home. Rita recognizes Andrea from the neighbourhood. They talk, walk home, say good night... Rita's brother Gino is trying for a job at the metal shop. Andrea helps him make the grade. Rita comes home to find Gino's new mentor there... Andrea apologizes. Rita tells him she is now engaged. Andrea spends a restless weekend with Luisa... Rita is working late at the office. Andrea appears. They kiss... Written by David Carless

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