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Rocco and His Brothers ()

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  • IMDB Rating: 8.3
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  • Release: 1961-06-26
  • Director: Luchino Visconti
  • Writers: Luchino Visconti (story) , Suso Cecchi D'Amico (story) , Vasco Pratolini (story) , Suso Cecchi D'Amico (screenplay and dialogue) , Pasquale Festa Campanile (screenplay and dialogue) , Massimo Franciosa (screenplay and dialogue) , Enrico Medioli (screenplay and dialogue) , Luchino Visconti (screenplay and dialogue) , Giovanni Testori (inspired by episodes in the novel "Il ponte della Ghisolfa")
  • Language: Italian
  • Stars: Alain Delon , Renato Salvatori , Annie Girardot , Katina Paxinou
  • Runtime: 177 min
  • Awards: Nominated for 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 10 wins & 7 nominations.
  • Plot: The widow Rosaria moves to Milano from Lucania with her 4 sons, one of whom is Rocco. The fifth son, Vincenzo, already lives in Milano. In the beginning, the family has a lot of problems, but everyone manages to find something to do. Simone is boxing, Rocco works in a dry cleaners, and Ciro studies. Simone meets Nadia, a prostitute, and they have a stormy affair. Then Rocco, after finishing his military service, begins a relationship with her. A bitter feud ensues between the two brothers, which will lead as far as murder...
  • IMDB:tt0054248
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