About the film
Chronicle of Poor Lovers
Release Date: September 15, 1954
|Production Companies||:||Cooperativa Spettatori Produttori Cinematografici|
|Writers||:||Sergio Amidei, Carlo Lizzani, Vasco Pratolini, Massimo Mida, Giuseppe Dagnino|
In 1925 the young florentine typographer Mario moves to via del Corno to be near his girl-friend Bianca. Here he becomes friends with Maciste, his landlord, and Ugo, anti-fascists both of them. When Campolmi is beaten by the fascists, Mario meets Milena, Campolmi's wife, at the hospital and falls in love with her leaving Bianca. Then Maciste is killed, again by the fascists, Ugo is wounded and he seeks shelter in ^ÓSignora^Ô's house. Here he falls in love with Gesuina and the two marry. Campolmi dies, but Mario and Milena part themselves. Later Mario too is arrested by the police.