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(1976)

Plot Summary

  • Set in Italy, the film follows the lives and interactions of two boys/men, one born a bastard of peasant stock (Depardieu), the other born to a land owner (de Niro). The drama spans from 1900 to about 1945, and focuses mainly on the rise of Fascism and the peasants' eventual reaction by supporting Communism, and how these events shape the destinies of the two main characters.

    - Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>
  • Epic, episodic movie following the lives of two Italian men, a poor peasant and a wealthy landowner, spanning over 40 years detailing their personal conflicts with each other as friends, then enemies, and friends again amid the social upheaval in Italy during the first years of the 20th century.

    - Written by Anonymous
  • The epic tale of a class struggle in 20th Century Italy, as seen through the eyes of two childhood friends on opposing sides.

    - Written by Anonymous

Synopsis

Born the same day at the turn of the 20th century Italy, January 1, 1900, two best friends, Alfredo Berlinghieri (Robert De Niro as an adult) and Olmo Dalcò (Gérard Depardieu as an adult) come from opposite ends of the social spectrum...

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