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Antonio, a policeman (carabiniere), has an order to take two children (Rosetta and her brother Luciano) from Milan to Sicily to an orphanage. Their mother has been arrested for forcing... See more »

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Antonio
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Rosetta
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Luciano
Florence Darel ...
Martine
Marina Golovine ...
Nathalie
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Maresciallo
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Sorella di Antonio
Fabio Alessandrini ...
Grignani
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Carabiniere napoletano
Massimo De Lorenzo ...
Papaleo
Celeste Brancato ...
Signora Papaleo
Santo Santonocito ...
Carabiniere siciliano
Lello Serao ...
Cliente casa Rosetta
Agostino Zumbo ...
Sacerdote istituto
Maria Pia Di Giovanni ...
Madre Rosetta
Antonino Vittorioso ...
Scippatore

Directed by

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Gianni Amelio

Written by

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Gianni Amelio ... (story) and
Sandro Petraglia ... (story) and
Stefano Rulli ... (story)
 
Gianni Amelio ... (screenplay) and
Sandro Petraglia ... (screenplay) and
Stefano Rulli ... (screenplay)
 
Giorgia Cecere ... (dialogue collaboration)

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Stefano Mufanò ... producer: RAI (as Stefano Munafò)
Enzo Porcelli ... executive producer
Angelo Rizzoli Jr. ... producer (as Angelo Rizzoli)

Music by

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Franco Piersanti

Cinematography by

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Tonino Nardi
Renato Tafuri

Film Editing by

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Simona Paggi

Editorial Department

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Giancarlo Barberi ... color timer
Maria Manuela Pellarin ... assistant editor
Carlo Simeoni ... assistant editor

Production Design by

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Andrea Crisanti

Set Decoration by

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Giuseppe M. Gaudino

Costume Design by

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Gianna Gissi
Luciana Morosetti

Makeup Department

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Esmé Sciaroni ... makeup artist (as Esmè Sciaroni)

Production Management

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Antonio Barone ... production manager
Stefano Bolzoni ... production manager
Marina De Tiberiis ... assistant unit manager (as Marina De Tiberis)
Carmine Parmigiani ... production supervisor
Giandomenico Stellitano ... unit manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Giorgia Cecere ... second assistant director
Oddone Giusso ... second assistant director
Alessandro Sermoneta ... third assistant director
Marco Turco ... first assistant director

Art Department

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Petra Barchi ... second assistant production designer
Silvio Basilavecchia ... third assistant production designer
Giovanni Biancofiore ... assistant propman
Riccardo Cannone ... first assistant production designer
Barbara Kreisl ... third assistant production designer
Rubina Michettoni ... third assistant production designer
Ubaldo Panunzi ... props
Antonio Tomaino ... props

Sound Department

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Angelo Amatulli ... boom operator
Massimo Anzellotti ... foley artist
Benni Atria ... sound editor (as Benedetto Atria)
Alberto Doni ... sound mixer
Gianni Zampagni ... additional sound
Alessandro Zanon ... sound
Luca Anzellotti ... sound effects editor (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Vasco Benucci ... camera operator
Alberto Benvenuti ... electrician
Francesco Bernardini ... generator operator
Tommaso Borgstrom ... additional assistant camera
Fabio Clemente ... grip
Italo Clemente ... key grip
Maurizio Cremisini ... second assistant camera
Vittorio D'Ammassa ... grip
Ottorino Del Secco ... generator operator
Claudio Iannone ... still photographer
Gianfranco Leccese ... additional assistant camera
Paolo Leurini ... electrician
Gianmaria Majorana ... first assistant camera (as Gian Maria Majorana)
Fernando Massaccesi ... gaffer
Marco Massaccesi ... electrician
Emanuele Mazzilli ... first assistant camera
Mauro Pescetelli ... electrician
Vittorio Pescetelli ... gaffer
Giuseppe Petrignani ... key grip
Maurizio Piano ... additional camera operator
Giulio Pietromarchi ... second assistant camera
Flaviano Ricci ... grip
Maurizio Salvatori ... grip
Otello Santoro ... electrician
Nazzareno Savini ... grip
Antonio Scaramuzza ... camera operator
Fabio Scepi ... electrician
Claudio Serantoni ... grip

Casting Department

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Umberto Castagna ... casting: Sicily (as Umberto Enzo Castagna)
Ofelia Garcia ... casting: minors
Adriana Sapone ... casting: Calabria
Antonio Sapone ... casting: Calabria
Marco Spoletini ... casting: extras

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Cristina Francioni ... assistant costume designer
Francesca Sartori ... second assistant costume designer
Maria Beatrice Stivaletti ... seamstress

Music Department

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Giorgio Agazzi ... sound recordist
Angelo Giovagnoli ... orchestra coordinator
Federico Martucci ... singer

Transportation Department

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Lorenzo Bancone ... driver
Giuseppe Bringiotti ... driver
Luigi Faitanini ... driver
Claudio Ionni ... driver

Other crew

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Samantha Antonnicola ... production secretary (as Samanta Antonnicola)
Daniela Berardi ... payroll clerk
Anita Borgiotti ... script supervisor
Paola Ermini ... press attache
Alessandra Giulietti ... administration director
Felice Mattei ... second production secretary
Rita Nobile ... press attache
Ezio Orita ... second assistant production secretary
Roberto Ornaro ... administrator / production accountant
Vittorio Sciatella ... additional production secretary (as Vittorio Sciattella)
Gianfranco Strazza ... assistant production secretary

Thanks

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Francesco Apolloni ... thanks
Giuseppe Castagna ... thanks
Maurizio Castagna ... thanks
Nicola Conticello ... thanks
Massimo Costa ... thanks
Janice Munro ... thanks
Ly Nguyen ... thanks
Oanh Nguyen ... thanks
Agata Scappatura ... thanks
Filippo Spadola ... thanks
Pasquale Spadola ... thanks

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Plot Summary

Antonio, a policeman (carabiniere), has an order to take two children (Rosetta and her brother Luciano) from Milan to Sicily to an orphanage. Their mother has been arrested for forcing Rosetta (11 years old) to work as a prostitute. First the relation between Antonio and the children is tough, but it relaxes so they become temporary friends. Written by Anonymous

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Also Known As
  • I nostri figli (Italy)
  • Les enfants volés (France)
  • The Stolen Children (World-wide, English title)
  • Gestohlene Kinder (Germany)
  • Niños robados (Spain)
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  • 114 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Director Gianni Amelio was inspired to write this film after reading an article in a newspaper. See more »
Movie Connections Edited into Lo schermo a tre punte (1995). See more »
Soundtracks Domenica bestiale See more »

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