Directed by Mauro Bolognini
Starring : Massimo Raneri, Ottavia Poccolo,
Tina Aumont, Lucia Bosé


1969 | 95’ | Colour | OV Italian | Drama | DCP
Film restored 2010
Subtitles : French, German, Dutch
Rights : Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, Luxembourg, Holland


In Florence, from the late nineteenth century to the great strikes of 1920, Metello fights his way out of poverty through hard work, a determined will to resist oppression inherited from his father, but also by taking advantage of his good looks when dealing with women. When he engages in political action, he will experience prison but also love…


Cannes Film Festival, Best Actress, 1970
Donatello Awards, Best Film, 1970
Globo d’oro, Best New Actor, 1970
Music by Ennio Morricone