The widow Rosaria moves to Milano from Lucania with her 4 sons, one of whom is Rocco. The fifth son, Vincenzo, already lives in Milano. In the beginning, the family has a lot of problems, but everyone manages to find something to do. Simone is boxing, Rocco works in a dry cleaners, and Ciro studies. Simone meets Nadia, a prostitute, and they have a stormy affair. Then Rocco, after finishing his military service, begins a relationship with her. A bitter feud ensues between the two brothers, which will lead as far as murder... Written by
Kornel Osvart <firstname.lastname@example.org>
All the ugly passions...and the beautiful...All the greatness that has won this motion picture Twenty-Seven World-Wide Film Awards!
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Milan's council withdrew permission to stage a murder scene in a popular tourist spot. They subsequently banned the film despite even after 45 minutes of questionable material had been removed. See more
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Referenced in Luchino Visconti
Written by Pugliese
and Boris Vian
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