Tag Archives: Leonardo Cortese

Gianni Franciolini – Notte di tempesta (1946)

The story is taken from the drama “I Pescatori” (The Fishermen) by Raffaele Viviani, and is set in a fishing island off the coast of Naples (clearly identifiable with Ischia). Here lives Concetta, a widow with two children, who now lives with another man who however secretly lusts after his stepdaughter until when, on a stormy night… Read More »

Vittorio De Sica – Un Garibaldino al convento AKA A Garibaldian in the Convent (1942)

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Summary:
An old woman’s poignant reminiscence of her youth in a convent school, the happy moments and the sad, and her tragic love for a Garibaldian. Read More »