They pool their savings to open a trattoria, but find they cannot get a license. A prominent fixer with connections obtains the license for them, on the condition that they conduct their old business upstairs and pay him an exorbitant monthly fee.
The works of Pietrangeli, one of the most talented members of the Italian neo-realism movement and capable of delivering gems such as Adua and her Friends and The Visitor deserves to be revisited and to be exposed to a larger international audience.
Introduction by Italian film historian Maurizio Poro
Episode from the film, AMORI DI MEZZO SECOLO, entitled "Girandola 1910"
Director Biography and Filmography
Fully illustrated booklet including critical analysis of the film
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