The Gold of Naples

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The Gold of Naples


The Gold of Naples

Release Date: December 03, 1954

Year    :   1954
Slogan    :   «A quartet of Neapolitan tales - four captivating stories - wry, delightful and dramatic with that special humor and temperament and that enduring zest for life that characterizes these volatile people...»
Genres    :   Drama, Comedy
Production Companies    :   Ponti-De Laurentiis Cinematografica
Director    :   Vittorio De Sica
Producers    :   Carlo Ponti, Dino De Laurentiis, Marcello Girosi, Roberto Moretti, Nino Misiano, Mario Abussi, Elmo De Sica, Giuseppe Barbaro
Writers    :   Vittorio De Sica, Cesare Zavattini, Cesare Zavattini, Giuseppe Marotta, Giuseppe Marotta
RunTime    :   131 mins.

Tribute to Naples, where director De Sica spent his first years, this is a collection of six Napolitean episodes : a clown exploited by a gangster ; an inconstant pizza seller (Sofia) loosing her husband's ring ; the funeral of a dead child ; the gambler Count Prospero B. defeated by a kid ; the unexpected and unusual wedding of Teresa, a prostitute ; the "professor" Ersilio Micci, a "wisdom seller".

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