About the film
Under the Olive Tree
Release Date: September 10, 1950
|Production Companies||:||Lux Film|
|Director||:||Giuseppe De Santis|
|Producers||:||Leopoldo Savona, Domenico Forges Davanzati, Vittorio Musy Glori, Roberto Moretti|
|Writers||:||Giuseppe De Santis, Giuseppe De Santis, Carlo Lizzani, Gianni Puccini, Gianni Puccini, Libero De Libero|
A young shepherd returns home after the Second World War having been held in a prisoner of war camp. He finds that the local landowner has stolen his sheep and his girlfriend. When he also assaults and murders his sister, the shepherd takes revenge.