Rome: Free City

Roma, città libera (La notte porta consiglio) (Original title)

1946 Drama

About

In a post-war Rome (1946) a cat burglar inadvertently saves the life of a would-be suicide man who returns from the war to find that he has been betrayed by his fiancée while fighting in the war. From that moment the thief takes the ex-soldier under his wing. They leave house together for a night full of misadventures. In a streets of Rome they meet the struggling typist who can’t pay her rent and...

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Directed by

Marcello Pagliero

Written by

Cesare Zavattini (Writer)
Ennio Flaiano (Writer)
Marcello Pagliero (Writer)
Pino Mercanti (Writer)

Runtime

81 minutes

Language

Italian

Cast

Keywords

amnesia suicide attempt post world war ii cat burglar rome