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Amori di mezzo secolo (1954)

Anthology of tragic love. A noblewoman falls for a commoner. A doctor keeps quiet about his patients' infidelities. Expectant father is sent to fight in WWI. A 1920s fascist enjoys Rome's nightlife. WWII airman falls for a girl in Naples.

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Oreste Biancoli (screenplay), Sandro Continenza (screenplay) (as Alessandro Continenza) | 9 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Franco Interlenghi ... Mario (segment "L'amore romantico")
Leonora Ruffo ... Elena (segment "L'amore romantico")
Paola Borboni Paola Borboni ... Elena's Aunt (segment "L'amore romantico")
Carlo Ninchi ... Elena's Father (segment "L'amore romantico")
Luigi Tosi Luigi Tosi ... Count Edoardo Savelli (segment "L'amore romantico")
Maria Pia Casilio Maria Pia Casilio ... Carmela (segment "Guerra 1915-18")
Lauro Gazzolo Lauro Gazzolo ... The Teacher (segment "Guerra 1915-18")
Albino Cocco Albino Cocco ... Antonio (segment "Guerra 1915-18")
Gustavo Serena ... (segment "Guerra 1915-18")
Amedeo Trilli Amedeo Trilli ... (segment "Guerra 1915-18")
Silvana Pampanini ... Susanna (segment "Dopoguerra 1920")
Alberto Sordi ... Alberto (segment "Dopoguerra 1920")
Giuseppe Porelli Giuseppe Porelli ... Fosco D'Agaga (segment "Dopoguerra 1920")
Carlo Hintermann Carlo Hintermann ... (segment "Dopoguerra 1920")
Alba Arnova Alba Arnova ... Yvonne (segment "Dopoguerra 1920")
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Film a episodi. L'AMORE ROMANTICO. Elena, di nobile famiglia, ama il pianista Mario, ma il padre vuole che sposi un pretendente nobile e ricco. Con un inganno, la zia riesce ad indurre la fanciulla ad acconsentire alle nozze non volute. 1910. Nel periodo che precede la prima guerra mondiale, un medico favorisce con i suoi consulti gli adulteri dei suoi clienti. Un giorno, però, la scoperta del tradimento della propria moglie conclude degnamente la sua poco nobile attività. GUERRA 1915/18. Durante la prima guerra mondiale, Carmela e Antonio, due giovani abruzzesi, si sposano e aspettano un figlio. Antonio, chiamato alle armi, raggiunge il fronte e muore in battaglia proprio giorno in cui la moglie partorisce. EPOCA FASCISTA. Nell'ottobre del 1922, Alberto, infervorato per il fascismo, lascia il paese d'origine e la fidanzata, Susanna, e parte per Roma. Qui il suo entusiasmo si spegne nei locali notturni e nelle brevi avventure. Susanna, che è venuta a Roma per darsi al cinema, stuzzica... Written by rosebud6

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

18 February 1954 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Amores de medio siglo See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Roma Film,Excelsa Film See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Ferraniacolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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