The Wide Blue Road Movie Review 1957

Information and Film Reviews for The Wide Blue Road the Movie

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Neo-realist melodrama stars Montand as stubborn fisherman Squarcio, who lives with his family in a small village off the Adriatic Sea. Determined to support his family by any means, he scorns the nets used by his fellow fisherman and instead goes illegal dynamite fishing. Successful at first, this practice leads to tragedy for Squarcio and his family. Pontecorvo's debut film; Italian with subtitles.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 99 minutes.
Originally from Italian.

Cast and Crew

Go Fish, Italy, Family Ties, Hard Knock Life
Gillo Pontecorvo, Franco Solinas
Yves Montand, Alida Valli, Francesco Rabal, Frederica Ranchi, Ronaldo Bonacchi
Mario Montuori
Gillo Pontecorvo
Carlo Franci

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