The Overcoat (1952 film)
original theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Alberto Lattuada|
|Produced by||Enzo Curreli|
|Written by||Alberto Lattuada
|Music by||Felice Lattuada|
|Cinematography||Mario Montuori A.I.C.|
|Edited by||Eraldo Da Roma|
The Overcoat (Italian: Il Cappotto) is a 1952 Italian fantasy-drama film directed by Alberto Lattuada. It stars Renato Rascel and is a modern-day version, set in Italy, of the same-named 1842 short tale by Nikolai Gogol. The director's sister, Bianca Lattuada, was one of the production managers and his father, Felice Lattuada, composed the music.
The story of an impoverished city-hall clerk, Carmine De Carmine, whose only desire is to own a new overcoat.
- "Of Local Origin" (The New York Times, September 25, 1952, p.38)
- "MAYOR WELCOMES ITALIAN FILM MEN / 'Meet Our People,' Impellitteri Tells Visiting Notables, Then 'Make Pictures Here'" (The New York Times, October 7, 1952, p.26)
- Kehr, Dave. "Mantle of Dreams Yields a Nightmare" (The New York Times, January 13, 2012)
- "Festival de Cannes: The Overcoat". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-01-17.
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