The Earth Trembles

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La terra trema

Iταλία / Italy, 1948, μ/α / b&w

Σκην./Dir: Luchino Visconti | Σεν./Scr: Luchino Visconti, Antonio Pietrangeli, βασισμένο στο βιβλίο «Malavoglia» του/based on the book «Malavoglia» by Giovanni Verga | Φωτ./Cin: Aldo Graziati | Μοντ./Εd: Mario Serandrei | Μουσ./ Mus: Willy Ferrero | Ηθ./Cast: Luchino Visconti (αφηγητής/narrator), Antonio Arcidiacono, Giuseppe Arcidiacono | Παρ/Prod: AR.TE.AS Film, Universalia Film | Διάρκεια/Dur: 160'

In a small fishing village on the east coast of Sicily, the fishermen have been exploited for generations by the greedy wholesalers. Young Ntoni Valastro convinces his family to mortgage their house in order to buy a fishing boat of their own and never work again
for the wholesalers. One stormy day, he decides to fish due to the necessity of repaying the debt to the bank. Divided into five sections: a prologue, three main phases and an epilogue, the film is a docufiction which features non-professional actors.

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