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UMBERTO D.

Films/Classics

  • Genre: Drama
  • Total episodes: 1x90'
  • Original title: UMBERTO D.
  • Year: 1952

Synopsis:

An old man who can barely make ends meet and who is continually under the threat of eviction, is admitted to hospital, leaving behind his faithful companion, Flik the dog. When he eventually comes out of hospital, he no longer finds Flik at home and has to seek him in the local dog pound. Again under the more urgent threat of eviction, the old man considers begging, but his dignity prevents him. Having decided to die with Flik, he reaches a level crossing, but the dog flees, frightened of the noise and thus saves the old man who wanting to regain the trust and affection of the animal, sets about playing with him no longer contemplating suicide.

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Additional info

  • Directed by: VITTORIO DE SICA
  • Cast: CARLO BATTISTI, MARIA PIA CASILIO, LINA GENNARI
  • HD: No
  • Awards:

    1955 - Bodil (Won)
    1955 - NYFCC (Won)
    1957 - Oscar (Nominated)

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