The Fiances

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I fidanzati
I fidanzati poster.jpg
Italian film poster for The Fiances
Directed by Ermanno Olmi
Produced by Goffredo Lombardo
Written by Ermanno Olmi
Starring Anna Canzi
Carlo Cabrini
Music by Gianni Ferrio
Cinematography Lamberto Caimi
Edited by Carla Colombo
Distributed by Titanus
Release date
March 25, 1963 (Italy)
28 January 1964 (New York City)
Running time
77 min
Country Italy
Language Italian

The Fiances (Italian: I fidanzati) is a 1963 Italian film directed by Ermanno Olmi. It tells the story of a young man who moves to Sicily for a job, but pines for his girlfriend back home. It was entered into the 1963 Cannes Film Festival.[1]


Giovanni quits his job as a worker in Milan and leaves his fiancée Liliana in order to earn more money as a welder in Sicily.

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  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: The Fiances". Retrieved 2009-02-27. 

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