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Film preceded by an introduction then followed by a Salon Italia discussion over a free glass of wine
Venue: Italian Cultural Institute, 39 Belgrave Square, London, SW1X 8NX
Date: Monday 20 August
Duration: 90 minutes
Director: Vittoria de Sica
Cast: Rinaldo Smordoni, Franco Interlenghi, Annielo Mele
Synopsis: Two shoeshine boys in postwar Rome, Italy, save up to buy a horse, but their involvement as dupes in a burglary lands them in juvenile prison where the experience take a devastating toll on their friendship.