Rome: Free City

Rome: Free City (1946)

In a post-war Rome (1946) a cat burglar inadvertently saves the life of a would-be suicide man who returns from the war to find that he has been betrayed by his fiancée while fighting in the war. From that moment the thief takes the ex-soldier under his wing. They leave house together for a night full of misadventures. In a streets of Rome they meet the struggling typist who can’t pay her rent and opts to street life; a wandering amnesiac who lost his memory and keeps asking everyone “Do you recognize me?”. Thieves, gamblers, hookers, policemen, soldiers and endless chain of cigarette-smoking and alcohol/espresso-drinking.

Writing:
  • Cesare Zavattini
  • Ennio Flaiano
  • Pino Mercanti
Directing:
  • Marcello Pagliero
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  • Views: 1
  • Release Date: 1946-12-17
  • Language: English | Italiano
  • Runtime: 81

Nando Bruno

Il ladro

Andrea Checchi

Il giovane

Vittorio De Sica

Il signore distinto

Ennio Flaiano

Il questorino

Ave Ninchi

L'affittacamere

Valentina Cortese

La ragazza
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