A Man of Straw (1958)


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Original Title: L'uomo di paglia
Type: Movie
Genre: Drama, Romance
Runtime: 108 Minutes    (1 Hours : 48 Minutes)
Release Date: 31 Oct 1958 (Portugal)
Is Adult: No
Language: 
Italian
Rated: n/A
Director: 
Pietro Germi
Writer: 
Pietro Germi, Alfredo Giannetti, Pietro Germi
Stars: 
Pietro Germi, Luisa Della Noce, Franca Bettoia  »




Description

Andrea Zaccardi has returned home from hunting. He and his wife Luisa are very close. Their young son Giulio develops a cough. The doctor recommends the seaside. Luisa leaves with Giulio for several weeks. Andrea stays to work at the metal...




Plot

Andrea Zaccardi has returned home from hunting. He and his wife Luisa are very close. Their young son Giulio develops a cough. The doctor recommends the seaside. Luisa leaves with Giulio for several weeks. Andrea stays to work at the metal shop... While visiting his family, Andrea notices a young woman on the beach with her soldier boyfriend. The weekend over, the girl is on the bus home. Rita recognizes Andrea from the neighbourhood. They talk, walk home, say good night... Rita's brother Gino is trying for a job at the metal shop. Andrea helps him make the grade. Rita comes home to find Gino's new mentor there... Andrea apologizes. Rita tells him she is now engaged. Andrea spends a restless weekend with Luisa... Rita is working late at the office. Andrea appears. They kiss... Written by David Carless





Details (General)

  • AKA (Also Known As)

    A Man of Straw (World-wide, English title)
    The Seducer-Man of Straw (United Kingdom)
    L'homme de paille (France)
    El hombre de paja (Spain)
    Čovek od slame (Yugoslavia, Serbian title)

  • Company

    Cinecittà

  • Country

    Italy

  • Certification

    Hungary:14
    West Germany:16 (f)

  • Location

    Rome
    Lazio
    Italy





  • Details (Technical)

  • Aspect Ratio

    1.37 : 1

  • Color

    Black and White

  • Sound Mix

    Mono





  • Details (Other)

  • Awards

    3 wins & 4 nominations.