Directed by Vittorio De Sica. De Sica’s first collaboration with screenwriter Cesare Zavattini (the two subsequently worked on The Bicycle Thief and others) tells of an innocent young boy whose life is disrupted when his mother leaves his father for a new lover.
Italy, 1944, subtitles, b&w, DVD, 84 min.
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