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Un uomo da bruciare (1962)

 -  Drama  -  30 June 1962 (Italy)
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Political activist Salvatore returns to his native Sicily and stirs up trouble among the peasants, urging them to confront the Mafia and demand the right to plough their own fields. The ... See full summary »

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Salvatore
Didi Perego ...
Barbara
Turi Ferro ...
Don Vincenzo
Spiros Focás ...
Jachino
Marina Malfatti ...
Wilma
Lidia Alfonsi ...
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Vittorio Duse ...
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Giulio Girola ...
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Carmen Villani ...
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Marcella Rovena ...
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Political activist Salvatore returns to his native Sicily and stirs up trouble among the peasants, urging them to confront the Mafia and demand the right to plough their own fields. The peasants refuse to help him, and Salvatore is marked by the Mafia as a troublemaker... Written by Michael Brooke <michael@everyman.demon.co.uk>

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