Under the Sun of Rome

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Under the Sun of Rome
Sotto il sole di Roma
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Alberto Sordi
Directed by Renato Castellani
Produced by Sandro Ghenzi
Written by Sergio Amidei
Renato Castellani
Emilio Cecchi
Ettore Margadonna
Fausto Tozzi
Music by Nino Rota
Cinematography Domenico Scala
Edited by Giuliano Betti
Release date(s) October 2, 1948
Running time 104 min.
Country Italy
Language Italian

Under the Sun of Rome (Italian: Sotto il sole di Roma) is a 1948 Italian drama film directed by Renato Castellani. It was the first film of Castellani's Italian neorealism trilogy about poor people, followed by È primavera... in 1949 and Cannes Film Festival Palme d'Or winner Two Cents Worth of Hope in 1952.

Cast[edit]

  • Oscar Blando - Ciro
  • Liliana Mancini - Iris
  • Francesco Golisano - Geppa
  • Ennio Fabeni - Bruno
  • Alfredo Locatelli - Nerone
  • Gaetano Chiurazzi - Bellicapelli
  • Anselmo Di Biagio - Dottorino
  • Ferruccio Tozzi - Ciro's father
  • Maria Tozzi - Ciro's mother
  • Giuseppina Fava - Janitor
  • Raffaele Caporilli - 'Mbriaschini
  • Ilario Malaschini - Pirata
  • Omero Paoloni - Coccolone
  • Gisella Monaldi - Tosca
  • Alberto Sordi - Fernando
  • Luigi Valentini - Romoletto
  • Panaccioni - Panaccioni
  • Angelo Giacometti - cameriere
  • Lorenzo di Marco - contadino

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