The Gold of Naples (1954)

Not Rated   |    |  Comedy, Drama


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A portrait of the people, the defects and the peculiarities of Naples in six different vignettes.


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Director:

Vittorio De Sica

Writers:

Giuseppe Marotta (story), Cesare Zavattini (adapted for the screen by), Cesare Zavattini (screenplay), Vittorio De Sica (screenplay), Giuseppe Marotta (screenplay)

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20 June 2006 | ecaprarie
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I am Italian and I saw this movie on TV a few days ago. I had not seen it in the past. Totò is absolutely fantastic in his role. But the most astonishing episode is that of the 'funeralino', the funeral of a child: that is very 'neapolitan' to me. Sorrow and attention to manners are co-existent and you never know whether it is true sorrow or pure acting. Paolo Stoppa is also excellent in his role as a new widower. Of course, the movie is quoted because of Sofia Loren, who was helping her husband in his job of making pizzas. This is the movie where her nickname 'la pizzaiola' came from. While watching it, I did not realize that it had been made so many years ago. It well deserves to be seen.

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