In 1925 the young florentine typographer Mario moves to via del Corno to be near his girl-friend Bianca. Here he becomes friends with Maciste, his landlord, and Ugo, anti-fascists both of them. When Campolmi is beaten by the fascists, Mario meets Milena, Campolmi's wife, at the hospital and falls in
|安娜 (Anna Maria Ferrero)||饰||Gesuina|
|马塞洛·马斯楚安尼 (Marcello Mastroianni)||饰||Ugo|
|Bruno Berellini||饰||Carlino Bencini|
|出品公司||Cooperativa Spettatori Produttori Cinematografici|
|发行公司||Minerva Film (1954) (Theatrical) (Italy)|
|Movietime (1954) (All media) (World-wide)|
|Rai 3 (2016) (TV) (Italy)|
- Apart from the fact that dubbing was common practice in Italian cinema at the time, most actors were dubbed as the film makers wanted to retain the regional Florentine accent so important in the book.
- In the book by 瓦斯科·普拉托里尼, 'La Signora' is clearly a lesbian figure entertaining very ambiguous relationship with her young female servants. This fact was omitted from the film because the Italian censorship would not allow homosexuals to be portrayed on screen at the time.
- The film met with vehement opposition from the Italian government and was banned from export after it received the Special Jury Award at Cannes.