The red shirts

The Red Shirts ( Camicie rosse in Italian) is an Italian film directed by Goffredo Alessandrini and Francesco Rosi , released in 1952 .

Synopsis

1849. Coming to support the Pope, the French and Austrian troops put an end to the Republic of Rome . At the head of a group of volunteers, the Red Shirts , Giuseppe Garibaldi ( Raf Vallone ) leaves the city and tries to reach Venice . His wife Anita ( Anna Magnani ) follows him on his journey.

Technical sheet

Source: IMDb

  • Original title: Camicie rosse
  • French title: Les Chemises rouges
  • Director: Goffredo Alessandrini , Francesco Rosi , assisted by Nanni Loy and Siro Marcellini
  • Screenplay: Enzo Biagi , Renzo Renzi , Sandro Bolchi
  • Art Direction: Camillo Del Signore , Piero Gherardi , Alfredo Montori
  • Costumes: Piero Gherardi
  • Photography: Leonida Barboni , Mario Parapeti , Marco Scarpelli
  • Editing: Mario Serandrei
  • Music: Enzo Masetti
  • Production: Luigi Carpentieri, Domenico Forges Davanzati
  • Production Companies: Produzione Grandi Film, Grands Films Français
  • Country of origin: Italy
  • Language: Italian
  • Format: Black and white – 35 mm – 1.37: 1 – Mono
  • Genre: History
  • Duration: 88 minutes
  • Release dates:
    •  Italy : August 15, 1952
    •  France : December 18, 1953
    •  Belgium : January 29, 1954

Distribution

  • Anna Magnani : Anita Garibaldi
  • Raf Vallone : Giuseppe Garibaldi
  • Alain Cuny : Bueno
  • Jacques Sernas : Gentile
  • Carlo Ninchi : Ciceruacchio
  • Enzo Cerusico : his son
  • Gino Leurini : Andrea
  • Mario Monosilio : Giovanni
  • Marisa Natale : Rosa
  • Emma Baron : Signora Giuccioli
  • Carlo Duse : Bonnert
  • Cesare Fantoni : General Oudinot
  • Rodolfo Lodi : Colonel Forbes
  • Bruno Smith : Gustavo Mioni
  • Pietro Fordi : Carlo Ferrari
  • Piero Pastore : Pietro Fadini
  • Serge Reggiani : Lantini
  • Michel Auclair : a volunteer (uncredited)

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