"In Sicily, Italian is not the language of the poor"
Venue: Italian Cultural Institute, 39 Belgrave Square, London, SW1X 8NX
Film preceded by an introduction then followed by a Salon Italia discussion over a free glass of wine
Duration: 160 minutes
Director: Luchino Visconti
Cast: Luchino Visconti, Antonio Pietrangeli, Antonio Arcidiancono
Synopsis: In rural Sicily, the fishermen live at the mercy of the greedy wholesalers. One family risks everything to buy their own boat and operate independently.