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Bread, love and dreams = Pane, amore e fantasia / una produzione Titanus ; soggetto e sceneggiatura di Ettore M. Margadonna, Luigi Comencini ; dialoghi di Ettore M. Margadonna ; regia, Luigi Comencini.

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  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [United States] : MYA Communication ; 2008.

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General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1953.
Packaging and menus, MYA Communication, 2008.
"The film's restoration was made by Associazione Philip Morris Progetto Cinema, Fondazione Scuola Nazionale di Cinema, Cineteca Nazionale and with Titanus"--At head of title.
Special features: photo gallery.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Editor, Mario Serandrei ; photography, Arturo Gallea ; music, Alessandro Cicognini.
Participant or Performer Note:
Gina Lollobrigida, Vittorio De Sica, Tina Pica, Marisa Merlini, Roberto Risso.
Summary, etc.:
In a small mountain village, a young military policeman is secretly in love with a beautiful girl. His newly arrived commander, anxious to marry, begins courting both the young girl and the local midwife. The print was restored in 2007.
System Details Note:
DVD in 1.33:1 (4/3) aspect ratio presentation ; NTSC ; region 0 ; Dolby digital mono.
Language Note:
In Italian or dubbed English ; restoration information and title have English subtitles and voice-over, film does not.
Awards Note:
Silver Ribbon to Gina Lollobrigida as Best Actress, Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists ; Nomination for Best Writing, Ettore Maria Margadonna, Acadmy Awards.
Subject: Italy. Esercito. Carabinieri > Drama.
Digital recordings.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Courtship > Italy > 20th century > Drama.
Villages > Italy > 20th century > Social life and customs > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Foreign language films > Italian.
Romantic comedy films.
Fiction films.

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