After the bankruptcy of their father's stonemasonry firm, Nicola and Andrea emigrate to America to restore their fortunes. After many adventures and near-disasters, they end up in Hollywood designing sets for D.W. Griffith and marry beautiful actresses, but tragedy strikes with the arrival of World War I, which finds the brothers fighting on opposite sides...
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Once upon a time there were Andrea, Nicola and D.W. Griffith...
Did You Know?
The film screened out of competition at the Cannes Film Festival in 1987. See more
The director D.W. Griffith is sat into his car and looking outside the right window, attracted by the Italian Pavillion of the Universal Expo in San Francisco. He asks the driver to stop, gets down, walks around the car and, on the left side, looks again towards the Pavillion (that should have been on the right side) See more
Never mind. Artists communicate through their work.
La Gazza Ladra - Sinfonia
Composed by Gioachino Rossini
Libretto by Giovanni Gherardini
[based on "La pie voleuse" by Théodore Baudouin d'Aubigny and Louis-Charles Caigniez ] See more