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Assunta Spina

  • Runtime: 1 hr. 10 min.
  • Genres: Feminist Film, Drama


With so many overblown historical epics coming out of Italy in the pre-World War I era, the simplicity and naturalism Assunta Spina was a welcome relief. Based on the novel and play by Salvatore Di Giacomo, the film tells of a Neopolitan working-class girl whose livelihood and honor is constantly threatened by those more powerful than herself. In addition to playing the title role, [[Performer~P5911~Francesca Bertini~francescabertini]] codirected the film with Gustavo Serena...more


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