La terra trema

Dir. Luchino Visconti

Italy 1948 | Black & white | 150 mins | Cert U | Drama

Cast: Maria Micale, Sebastiano Valastro

An epic account of a Sicilian fishing community and the disasters encountered by a family who lose their boat in a storm. Although acted by non-professionals and avowedly Marxist, Visconti’s inherent romanticism wins through in the monumental beauty of the images and operatic handling of character.

Available on: DVD

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