Trailer

Play Dates

NEW 4K RESTORATION

NEVER BEFORE RELEASED IN THE US!

February 3 – 16        New York, NY        FILM FORUM

March 4 – 5        Cleveland, OH        CLEVELAND CINEMATHEQUE

June 9 – 10        Columbus, OH        WEXNER CENTER FOR THE ARTS

Una Vita Difficile Play Dates

About

Italy, 1961
Director: Dino Risi
Producer: Dino De Laurentiis
Cast: Alberto Sordi, Lea Massari, Franco Fabrizi, Lina Valonghi
Screenwriter: Rodolfo Sonego
Cinematography: Leonida Barboni
Music: Carlo Savina
Genre: Comedy
Black & White
Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
Language: Italian with English subtitles
Running Time: 119 minutes

Synopsis:
Silvio (Alberto Sordi), a leftist resistance fighter turned journalist, tries to cling to his political convictions while it becomes increasingly difficult to provide for his family. His wife, Elena (Lea Massari), supports his idealism less and less and reproaches him for not wanting to take advantage of the Italian post-war economic miracle. When she leaves him, Silvio tries to win her back by agreeing to a compromise with a rich industrialist.

Restoration:
Scanned in 4K at L'Institut Luce from the original negative. Restoration and calibration carried out at VDM by Studiocanal.

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