Fontamara Classics

Code: 001891

Fontamara is a village in the Marsica, forgotten by all but God and its inhabitants are called 'cafoni' (boors). Berardo Viola wants to marry Elvira but only after gaining enough money to buy some land and in order to reach his aim he has the idea of going to a great city. When Maria Grazia is raped by the fascists, Berardo and Antonio decide to leave Fontamara and go to Rome. Here they are swindled by a lawyer and afterwards they are invited by an antifascist to a restaurant where they are arrested by the police because of some subversive papers they had.


DIRECTOR: Carlo Lizzani
CAST: Michele Placido, Ida Di Benedetto
PRODUCTION: Rai, Erre Cinematografica
LENGHT: 3 x 55’
VERSION: Italian with English subtitles
YEAR: 1980
SUPPORT: 35mm/Mono/1.33

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