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Vito and the Others (1991)

Vito e gli altri (original title)
VITO AND THE OTHERS is the groundbreaking film which drew international attention to the problem of neglected youth and street crime in poverty-stricken Naples. The film's opening moments ... See full summary »

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Nando Triola ...
Vito
Giovanni Bruno ...
Gaetano
Pina Leone ...
Miriam
Mario Leuti ...
Aniello
Antonio Iaccarino ...
Formaggino (as Antonio Jaccarino)
Giuseppina Fusco ...
Alba
Antonio Farak ...
Lino
Alfredo Tassiero ...
Compagno di cella
Pasquale Amore ...
Compagno di cella
Massimo Antacito ...
Compagno di cella
Rosaria De Cicco ...
Zia Rosetta (as Maria Rosaria De Cicco)
Enzuccio La Motta
Salvatore Porcio ...
(as Salvatore Porzio)
Elio De Gregori
Enzo Bacarello
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VITO AND THE OTHERS is the groundbreaking film which drew international attention to the problem of neglected youth and street crime in poverty-stricken Naples. The film's opening moments are startling and deeply disturbing. A despairing Rosario has just murdered his wife and daughter at the dinner table on New Year's Eve. Somehow, Vito quietly convinces his father to drop the gun, spare their lives and call the police. Placed in the custody of sexually abusive relatives, Vito is left free to roam the trash-strewn back streets of Naples where he and his friends engage in drug abuse, prostitution and petty crime. Ably acted by a large cast of nonprofessional street kids, VITO AND THE OTHERS is a heartrending portrait of innocents without a future. Written by Jim Stark

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A documentary of sorts
15 February 2000 | by (Maine) – See all my reviews

This movie is about the street children of Naples. It is a brutal and compelling film. No punches are pulled. Vito is about 11 or 12. He and his friends do what they can to survive. Sell their bodies, steal and finally kill.


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