feature film, 1958.
DIRECTED BY: Eduardo De Filippo
Giulietta Masina (Nanda Diotallevi,
Alberto Sordi (Peppino),
Paul Douglas (professor Golfiero Paganica),
Franca Marzi (Amelia)
Eduardo De Filippo,
Nanda whom everyone calls 'Fortunella', is a girl from a poor family. She is so in love with Peppino that she even confesses to a crime that he committed. After she gets out of prison, she finds out that he has started living with another woman…
The film features three musical motifs, of which Nino Rota borrowed two for La Dolce Vita (1960) and The Godfather (1972).
35 mm, b/w, 100 min