The Swindlers

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The Swindlers

foreign worker

The Swindlers

Release Date: September 23, 1959

Year    :   1959
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Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Titanus, Société Générale de Cinématographie (S.G.C.), Vides Cinematografica
Director    :   Francesco Rosi
Producers    :   Franco Cristaldi, Pietro Notarianni, Aldo Pomilia, Orazio Tassara, Lucio Orlandini, Gino Millozza, Riccardo Caneva
Writers    :   Suso Cecchi d'Amico, Suso Cecchi d'Amico, Giuseppe Patroni Griffi, Francesco Rosi, Francesco Rosi
RunTime    :   111 mins.

Mario is in Hannover to work as a miner but after losing his job he decides to go back to Italy. When Totonno steals his passport to avoid the police and later on he offers him a new job as "magliaro" (cloth seller), Mario changes his mind and decides to follow Totonno to Hamburg. In Hamburg, Totonno and his friends have to sell Mayer's cloth, but they meet with the hostility of a Polish gang and Mario falls in love with Paula Mayer.

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