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This drama, loosely based on the legend of the "Hunchback," is set in Rome, 1944. The story begins as the Hunchback, a leader of the Resistance rapes a Nazi collaborator's daughter. Later he falls in love with her. As he is trying to steal arms from a Nazi arsenal, the Germans shoot the Hunchback. He ends up hiding in her house where he kills her father. He is soon captured and tortured by the Fascists. Meanwhile, the hapless girl miscarries her child and becomes a prostitute. Later the Hunchback and his 150 Resistance fighters take over a Roman suburb and attempt to liberate the town whores from a life of prostitution. His attempts fail. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi

Cast

Gérard Blain
as The Hunchback
Bernard Blier
as The Marshal
Ivo Garrani
as Moretti
Pier Paolo Pasolini
as Er Monco
Franco Balducci
as Pellaccia
Nino Castelnuovo
as Cencio
Enzo Cerusico
as Scheggia
Angela Luce
Teresa Pellati
as Fiorin Fiorello
Franco Balducci
as Pellaccia
Enzo Cerusico
as Scheggia
Nino Castelnuovo
as Cencio

Crew

Carlo Lizzani
Director
Dino de Laurentiis
Producer
Ugo Pirro
Screenwriter
Tommaso Chiaretti
Screenwriter
Luciano Vincenzoni
Screenwriter
Carlo Lizzani
Screenwriter
Vittoriano Petrilli
Screenwriter
Mario Socrate
Screenwriter
Elio Petri
Screenwriter
Aldo Tonti
Cinematographer
Leonida Barboni
Cinematographer
Piero Piccioni
Composer (Music Score)
Franco Fraticelli
Editor
Giorgio Herman
Art Director
Giorgio Herman
Set Designer
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