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This edition: Accattone

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Episode Details

(1961/Italy, 120 min., b&w, drama, in Italian with English subtitles) Dir.: Pier Paolo Pasolini. Cast: Franco Citti, Franca Pasut, Silvana Corsini, Adriana Asti. A pimp on the outskirts of Rome faces a day of reckoning when his only prostitute is arrested. He recruits another one, but slowly falls in love with her and tries to change his way of living. Discussion guest: Anthony Tamburri, the Calandra Institute/ CUNY.

Guest List

Cav. Anthony Julian Tamburri, PhD. Dean & Executive Director, The John D. Calandra Italian American Institute