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Directed by Vittorio De Seta • 1955 • Italy
Harshness and beauty exist side by side in this look at the lives of sulfur mine workers and their families in southern Italy.
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Directed by Federico Fellini • 1955 • Italy
Federico Fellini's IL BIDONE follows a trio of Italian swindlers who resort to petty schemes in order to con poor people out of their money.
Directed by Vittorio De Seta • 1958 • Italy
From sunrise to sunset, Vittorio De Seta chronicles the lives of Sardinian women who look after both home and fields while their shepherd husbands are away tending their flocks.
The striking landscapes of rural Sardinia provide the backdrop to this lyrical look at the hardscrabble lives of the region’s shepherds in winter.