The Overcoat (1952 film)

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Il Cappotto
Il cappotto.jpg
Italian DVD cover
Directed by Alberto Lattuada
Produced by Enzo Curreli
Written by Alberto Lattuada
Giorgio Prosperi
Giordano Corsi
Enzo Curreli
Luigi Malerba
Leonardo Sinisgalli
Cesare Zavattini
Starring Renato Rascel
Yvonne Sanson
Antonella Lualdi
Nino Marchetti
Music by Felice Lattuada
Cinematography Mario Montuori
Edited by Eraldo Da Roma
Release dates
  • 3 October 1952 (1952-10-03)
Running time 101 minutes
Country Italy
Language Italian

The Overcoat (Italian: Il Cappotto) is a 1952 Italian fantasy-drama film directed by Alberto Lattuada. It is based on a short tale of the same name written by Nikolai Gogol.

Plot[edit]

The story of a very poor city-hall clerk (Renato Rascel) whose only desire is to own a new overcoat.

Cast[edit]

Awards[edit]

Special Nastro d'Argento to Renato Rascel for the creation of the leading character. The film was also entered into the 1952 Cannes Film Festival.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: The Overcoat". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-01-17. 

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