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Traviata '53 (1953)

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Barbara Laage ... Rita
Armando Francioli ... Carlo Rivelli
Eduardo De Filippo ... Commendator Cesati
Marcello Giorda Marcello Giorda ... Ingegner Rivelli
Carlo Hintermann Carlo Hintermann ... Gianpaolo
Lina Acconci Lina Acconci
Adolfo Geri Adolfo Geri ... Donati
Gabrielle Dorziat ... Signora Zoe
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...a ricordo delle creature d'ombra che fecero di noi la loro luce.

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Country:

Italy | France

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

7 October 1953 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Fille d'amour See more »

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Mono

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1.37 : 1
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Remake of A Lady with Camelias (1953) See more »

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Poor boy falls in love with kept woman
6 October 2019 | by pscamp01See all my reviews

Traviata 53 is a contemporary (as of 1953) retelling of the Verdi opera Traviata, and by extension, the Dumas novel Camille. In this version of the tale, the boy is a poor (read: solidly middle class) engineer named Carlo who falls in love with Rita, a woman with a shady past who is the mistress of a rich banker. Will they be able to find happiness together? The story is as old as the hills but the movie is not without interest. Carlo is a stiff but it is really Rita's movie and Barbara Laage gives a fine performance. And while the direction is not particularly distinguished, the sets and costumes are exquisite, making the movie a joy to look at.


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