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still La steppa (Alberto Lattuada, IT/FR/YU 1962)

La steppa

Alberto Lattuada / IT, FR, YUCS, 1962 / 100 min.

Adaptation by Alberto Lattuada of one of Anton Chekhov’s most beautiful stories. A boy travels across the Russian steppe to the big city to become an adult. Lattuada switches between the comic and the dramatic, with stunning shots of the endless landscape.

poster La steppa (Alberto Lattuada, IT/FR/YU 1962)
‘The Steppe’ is one of the most well-loved of Anton Chekhov’s stories. Alberto Lattuada, as a director at home in many genres – from neo-realist drama to commedia all’italiana and literary adaptations – was also gripped by the theme of the journey-that-leads-to-adulthood.

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Director

Alberto Lattuada

Production year

1962

Country

IT, FR, YUCS

Original title

La steppa

Length

100 min.

Language

Italian

Subtitles

NLD

Format

35mm

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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