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The Awakening (1956)

Suor Letizia (original title)
A Roman nun who was a missionary in Africa for 20 years is sent to a convent near Naples where she grows very fond of a boy whose father has died. The child's mother is about to leave him ... See full summary »

Director:

Mario Camerini

Writers:

Antonio Altoviti (story and writer), Siro Angeli | 11 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Anna Magnani ... Sister Letizia
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Emma Baron ... Nun at the airport
Marisa Belli Marisa Belli
Piero Boccia Piero Boccia ... Salvatore
Cristina Cataldi Cristina Cataldi
Aristide Catani Aristide Catani
Bruna Cealti Bruna Cealti
Antonio Cifariello ... Peppino
Bianca Doria Bianca Doria ... Concetta
Paolo Ferrara Paolo Ferrara ... Mayor
Nicola Maldacea Nicola Maldacea
Margo Mannelli Margo Mannelli
Ugo Mari Ugo Mari
Lina Tartara Minora Lina Tartara Minora ... sister Agnese (as Lina Minora)
Leonilde Montesi Leonilde Montesi ... sister Vincenza
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Storyline

A Roman nun who was a missionary in Africa for 20 years is sent to a convent near Naples where she grows very fond of a boy whose father has died. The child's mother is about to leave him to follow a worker she is in love with who has decided to emigrate to America. Written by Salvatore Santangelo <pappagone2@libero.it>

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Drama

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Details

Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

18 October 1956 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

The Awakening See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Rizzoli Film See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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