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Europa '51

Europa '51
by Roberto Rossellini1h501951Italy
Europa '51

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Irene Girard is an ambassador's wife and used to living in luxury. After the dramatic death of her son, she feels guilty of having neglected him and feels compelled to help people in need who cross her path. One day she offers shelter to a man who is evading justice, and she ends being arrested herself. Her husband, for the sake of social propriety, arranges for a doctor to declare her insane. Irene escapes one prison to enter another, and to reflect on what sort of society she lives in.

Cast and crew
  • Credits

    • Distributor : Studiocanal
    • Production Compagny : Ponti-De Laurentiis Cinematografica
    • Producer : Carlo Ponti, Dino De Laurentiis
    • Director : Roberto Rossellini
    • Scenario : Roberto Rossellini, Brunello Rondi, Antonio Pietrangeli, Ivo Perilli, Antonello Trombadori, Massimo Mida
    • Original Music : Renzo Rossellini
    • Costume Design : Fernanda Gattinoni
    • Editing : Jolanda Benvenuti
    • Photo Director : Aldo Tonti
    • Sound Recorder : Paolo Uccello
  • Technical details

    • Printed format : 35 mm
    • Sound mix : Stéréo 2.0
    • Year of production : 1951
    • French release date : 19 juin 1953
    • Category : Feature film
    • Color : Black and White
    • Language : Italian

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