The Law (1959 film)
|Directed by||Jules Dassin|
by Roger Vailland
|Music by||Roman Vlad|
Le Groupe des Quatre
|Distributed by||MGM (USA, theatrical, 1960)|
|Budget||FRF 450,000,000 (estimated)|
Beautiful Marietta (Gina Lollobrigida) is a small-town girl who lives in southern Italian fishing village of Porto Manacore, a corrupt village ruled by a petty crook Matteo Brigante (Yves Montand). An engineer, Enrico Tosso (Marcello Mastroianni) comes into town to drain the marshes, and helps the villagers to take back their town.
- Gina Lollobrigida - Marietta
- Pierre Brasseur - Don Cesare
- Marcello Mastroianni - Enrico Tosso, the Engineer
- Melina Mercouri - Donna Lucrezia
- Yves Montand - Matteo Brigante
- Raf Mattioli - Francesco Brigante
- Vittorio Caprioli - Attilio, the Inspector
- Lidia Alfonsi - Giuseppina
- Gianrico Tedeschi - First Loafer
- Nino Vingelli - Pizzaccio
- Bruno Carotenuto - Balbo
- Luisa Rivelli - Elvira
- Anna Maria Bottini - Maria
- Anna Arena - Anna, Attilio's wife
- Edda Soligo - Giulia
- Joe Dassin - Nico
According to MGM records the film earned $750,000 in the US and Canada and $325,000 elsewhere, resulting in a net loss to the studio of $39,000.
- The Eddie Mannix Ledger, Los Angeles: Margaret Herrick Library, Center for Motion Picture Study.
- "NY Times: The Law". NY Times.com. Retrieved 22 March 2009.
- The Law on IMDb
- The Law at AllMovie
- The Law at the TCM Movie Database
- The Law at the American Film Institute Catalog
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