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Proibito rubare
(1948)

Country: Italy

Genre: Drama

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Synopsis

When young missionary Don Pietro has his suitcase stolen, he finds out how devastated and miserable the Naples street urchins are. He decides that his mission is to create a home for poor kids in Naples with a view to putting the "scugnizzi" back on the right track. He is very successful with Peppinello, who shows gratitude for what the priest is doing and feels good in his new secure home. But other kids do not play by the rules and find the home a convenient place for hiding the product of their thefts...

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Cast

  • Adolfo Celi
  • Tina Pica
  • Mario Russo
    (Peppinello)
  • Clemente De Michele
  • Carlo Della Posta

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The first feature film by Luigi Comencini. Intended by the studio as an Italian answer to Boys Town, but Comencini made something more neorealistic than the studio wanted. It's not quite in the same league as De Sica's Umberto D. or as Bresson's Diary of a Country Priest, Mouchette, Au hasard Balthazar and Pickpocket (the first two based on novels by Georges Bernanos, the last loosely inspired by Crime and Punishment) but it's really surprisingly good, with most of the boys played by genuine Naples street urchins.

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