The City Stands Trial

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The City Stands Trial
The City Stands Trial.jpg
Film poster
Directed by Luigi Zampa
Written by Suso Cecchi d'Amico
Diego Fabbri
Ettore Giannini
Francesco Rosi
Turi Vasile
Starring Amedeo Nazzari
Cinematography Enzo Serafin
Edited by Eraldo Da Roma
Release date
  • 1952 (1952)
Running time
98 minutes
Country Italy
Language Italian

The City Stands Trial (Italian: Processo alla città) is a 1952 Italian drama film directed by Luigi Zampa and starring Amedeo Nazzari, is based on a revisiting of the Cuocolo murders and the struggle for control of Naples by the Camorra in the early 1900s. It is considered to be Zampa's most accomplished film.[1] It was entered into the 3rd Berlin International Film Festival.[2]



  1. ^ Moliterno, The A to Z of Italian Cinema, p. 342
  2. ^ "1st Berlin International Film Festival: In Competition". Retrieved 22 December 2009. 


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