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In the fascist Italy of 1935, a painter trained as a doctor is exiled to a remote region near Eboli. Over time, he learns to appreciate the beauty and wisdom of the peasants, and to ... See full summary »
Gian Maria Volontè,
Mario is in Hannover to work as a miner but after loosing his job he decides to go back to Italy. When Totonno steals his passport to avoid the police and later on he offers him a new job ... See full summary »
Vito Polara is a young ambitious man from the slums of Naples, who wants to get as much power and money as possible. He decides to quit smuggling cigarettes and tries to take over the local... See full summary »
Francesco Rosi returns to Napoli to record the political discourse after a screening of his 1963 documentary, 'Mani Sulla Citta' at a symposium held at the University of Architecture in 1992. The documentary commences with a juvenile lineup of petty criminals, apparently rounded up during a raid of the luxuriously unattractive 'Secondigliano' complex which is just one of the reputed strongholds of 'la Camorra' in Naples. Various academics, industrialists and students vent their opinions regarding the current state of Neapolitan affairs including crime, unemployment, drugs, politics and real estate. If you are unfamiliar with Naples, this documentary will provide a sense of a people coping with a difficult metropolitan crisis seemingly caused by corrupt government, poverty and the ensuing criminality associated with both.
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