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La spiaggia

Alberto Lattuada / IT, FR, 1954 / 108 min.

Tragicomic portrait of the Italian bourgeoisie. A prostitute is reviled by the guests at a hotel on the Italian Riviéra; but when the same woman decides to marry a millionaire, everyone wants to be her friend. First colour film by Alberto Lattuada.

poster La spiaggia (Alberto Lattuada, IT/FR 1954)
Italy in the mid-fifties: the first signs are showing of what will become the economic boom of the sixties. The well-heeled middle classes flock to the Italian Rivièra on holiday.

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Director

Alberto Lattuada

Production year

1954

Country

IT, FR

Original title

La spiaggia

Length

108 min.

Language

Italian

Subtitles

ENG

Format

DCP

Part of

Alberto Lattuada

With the rediscovery of Alberto Lattuada, one of the best-kept secrets of Italian cinema can finally be seen again. Lattuada is an often-overlooked filmmaker whose productive career encompasses more than four decades of Italian cinema.

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