The Moment of Truth (film)

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The Moment of Truth
The Moment of Truth (film).jpg
Film poster
Directed by Francesco Rosi
Written by Pedro Beltrán
Ricardo Muñoz Suay
Pere Portabella
Francesco Rosi
Starring Miguel Mateo 'Miguelín'
Music by Piero Piccioni
Cinematography Pasqualino De Santis
Gianni Di Venanzo
Aiace Parolin
Edited by Mario Serandrei
Release date
  • 3 March 1965 (1965-03-03)
Running time
110 minutes
Country Italy
Language Italian

The Moment of Truth (Italian: Il momento della verità) is a 1965 Italian drama film directed by Francesco Rosi.[1] It was entered into the 1965 Cannes Film Festival.[2]


Miguel leaves the countryside because he doesn't want to become a poor farmer like his father. In the big city he tries everything to make it but accomplishes nothing until he becomes a bullfighter.



  1. ^ Matthews, Peter. "The Moment of Truth: The Blood of Beasts". Retrieved 8 March 2012. 
  2. ^ "Festival de Cannes: The Moment of Truth". Retrieved 1 March 2009. 

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