Rome 1943. ANGELA is an attractive, unwed mother who lives in a working class neighborhood of Rome. We are in the middle of the Second World War. Alone and considered a "disgrace," Angela ... See full summary »

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Angela
Vincent Lecoeur ...
Davide Brescia
Jürgen Tarrach ...
Marino Santipani
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Franco Barbero ...
Osvaldo Battilocchi
Miriam Candurro ...
Marta Giubilo
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Giulio Brescia
Roberto Della Casa ...
Uomo Ghetto
Marcello Donati ...
Ettore
Giulio Farnese ...
Libraio
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Gestapo
Sonia Gessner ...
Signora Modica
Giorgio Gobbi ...
Valerio Sinisi
Lorenza Indovina ...
Marcella Sinisi
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Cesira
Alberto Patelli ...
Idraulico
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Rome 1943. ANGELA is an attractive, unwed mother who lives in a working class neighborhood of Rome. We are in the middle of the Second World War. Alone and considered a "disgrace," Angela is an easy target for gossip and backbiting. Hardened by life, she has learned to fend for herself and for her young "illegitimate" boy. Forced by necessity to ignore certain scruples and seek profit from the tragic events around her, she works on the black market for quick cash. But History, the one with a capital "H" throws her for a loop. It is October 16, 1943, the fateful day of the German purge upon Rome's Jewish Ghetto. Angela is informed of the round-up by Signor Brescia, an old jeweler who asks her to hide his son Davide in her home in exchange for a kilo of gold. Though full of misgivings, Angela accepts the trade-off and hosts the young Jew in the secret storeroom where she keeps her black market supplies. The beginning of their relationship is turbulent to say the least. Davide despises ... Written by Anonymous

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20 September 2005 (Italy)  »

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Una donna, tre vite - Angela  »

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Silenzioso slow (abbassa la tua radio)
Composed by Giovanni D'Anzi (as G. D'Anzi) and Alfredo Bracchi (as A. Bracchi)
Performed by Norma Bruni
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