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The Stolen Children (1992)
"Il ladro di bambini" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  3 March 1993 (USA)
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Antonio, a policeman (carabiniere), has an order to take two children (Rosetta and her brother Luciano) from Milan to Sicily to an orphanage. Their mother has been arrested for forcing ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Antonio
Valentina Scalici ...
Rosetta
Giuseppe Ieracitano ...
Luciano
Florence Darel ...
Martine
Marina Golovine ...
Nathalie
Fabio Alessandrini ...
Grignani
Agostino Zumbo ...
Priest
Vitalba Andrea ...
Antonio's Sister
Massimo De Lorenzo ...
Papaleo
Celeste Brancato ...
Girl at Dinner
Vincenzo Peluso ...
Carabiniere
Santo Santonocito ...
Carabiniere
Renato Carpentieri ...
Chief of Police
Maria Pia Di Giovanni ...
Mother of Rosetta and Luciano
Lello Serao ...
Arrested Man
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Storyline

Antonio, a policeman (carabiniere), has an order to take two children (Rosetta and her brother Luciano) from Milan to Sicily to an orphanage. Their mother has been arrested for forcing Rosetta (11 years old) to work as a prostitute. First the relation between Antonio and the children is tough, but it relaxes so they become temporary friends. Written by Anonymous

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Also Known As:

O Ladrão de Crianças  »

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$931,280 (USA)
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Enrico Lo Verso was the only member of the main cast to be a professional actor. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Joannis Amaelii, animula, vagula blandula (1992) See more »

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Written by Fabio Pianigiani and Gianna Nannini
Performed by Gianna Nannini
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Excellent movie
6 May 2002 | by (St. Petersburg, FL) – See all my reviews

Amelio and Enrico lo Verso compenetrate perfectly. I believe is one of the most humanistic movies I have seen in a long time. The performance of the actors is great and the story is simple but very powerful. There is beautiful line that can be seen how the Enrico and the kids gel along the, movie and it is very interesting.

As another person said and I agree, it is one of the best child performances I have ever seen. Excellent.


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