A Violent Life (Una Vita Violenta) (Blu-ray)

Directed by : Paolo Heusch, Brunello Rondi
Available Date : 01/31/2023
Release Year : 1962
Running Time : 107
UPC : 738329261597
Language: Italian with English Subtitles
Genre : Drama
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Based on Pier Paolo Pasolini’s second novel. A Violent Life (Una Vita Violenta) tells the story of a group of kids who live in one of the poorest and most disreputable neighborhoods in Rome. The story is set at the end of WWII. Thomas lives at the expense of others, like all his other companions, stealing and wasting time. But one day after a theft, Thomas gets arrested. When he comes out of prison he contracts tuberculosis, going through an inner struggle which changes his worldview. He begins to think about his future as a human being and vows to change his life. Hoping to become honest, Thomas gets engaged to the beautiful Irene and also decides to participate in political activity, joining the Communist Party. Then there is a sudden accident, and Thomas once again is faced with the most important challenge of his life.

Product Extras :

Interviews with director Luciano Emmer, film historian Stefania Parigi, and film critic Umberto Rondi

Fully illustrated booklet containing critical analysis of the film

Publish Date : 2023-01-03
  • Paolo Heusch - Director
  • Brunello Rondi - Director
  • Franco Citti - Actor
  • Serena Vergano - Actor
  • Enrico Maria Salerno - Actor
  • Angelo Maria Santiamantini - Actor

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