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This edition: La Terra Trema





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Episode Details

(1948/Italy, 160 min., b&w, drama, in Italian with English subtitles) Dir.: Luchino Visconti. Cast: Antonio Arcidiacono, Giuseppe Arcidiacono, Nicola Castorino. A family of fishermen in Sicily tries to better their lot by buying their own boat, but come up against corrupt wholesalers. Pioneering neorealist drama featuring a cast made up of Sicilian locals. Discussion guest: Gaetana Marrone Puglia, Princeton University.