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Two anarchistic brothers live by petty thievery and try to recover from their Catholic upbringing. Bandiera (Laurent Terzieff) and Rabbino (Franco Citti) were children when they pushed ... See full synopsis »

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Sergio Citti
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Laurent Terzieff ... Bandiera
Franco Citti ... Rabbino
Anita Sanders Anita Sanders ... Monica
Ninetto Davoli ... Fiorino
Lamberto Maggiorani ... Padre di Monica
Celestino Compagnoni Celestino Compagnoni ... Padre di Bandiera e Rabbino
Lily Tirinnanzi Lily Tirinnanzi ... Madre di Bandiera e Rabbino (as Luisa Tirinnanzi)
Settimio Picone Settimio Picone ... Baffo
Gianni Pulone Gianni Pulone ... Sacerdote
Alberto del Prete Alberto del Prete ... Aria
Gualterio Fiorentino Gualterio Fiorentino
Giulio Simonetti Giulio Simonetti ... Soldato
Alberto Chiapparelli Alberto Chiapparelli
Fernando Piergentili Fernando Piergentili
Giovanni Contino Giovanni Contino
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Storyline

Two anarchistic brothers live by petty thievery and try to recover from their Catholic upbringing. Bandiera (Laurent Terzieff) and Rabbino (Franco Citti) were children when they pushed their drunk of a father out of a window for killing their pet sheep. When a girl is raped by her father, she is brought by young "rescuers" to the home of the two brothers who then watch their friends take advantage of her sexually. The brothers take her in, and the three live happy and celibate if not uneventful lives until the brother's are sent to jail for stealing.

The ending has a real life resemblance and makes you wonder, what P.P. had foreseen.. Screenplay, Davoli, Franco and Sergio Citti, aesthetics etc.

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

11 March 1970 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

A Violent Life See more »

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Chretien,Mancori See more »
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Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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