Era notte a Roma 1960
Set toward the end of the Allied Campaign in Italy prior to battle of Anzio, the movie is told as one complete flashback by the narrator, Major Pembleton (Leo Genn), a British major, who has escaped from a German concentration camp with a wounded American soldier, Peter Bradley (Peter Baldwin), and Russian officer Fyodor Nazukov (Sergei Bondarchuk). The three men are hiding out in a rural village when a trio of nuns from Rome arrive to bargain with the villagers for food, wine and supplies. The nuns turn out to be black marketeers and one of them, Esperia (Giovanna Ralli), agrees to smuggle the escaped prisoners to Rome in exchange for better exchange rates on her goods. Once they get to the city, Esperia plans to let them stay in her attic for one night and then send them out on the streets to fend for themselves. But her scheme is foiled due to complications...

2 x DVD9 | PAL 4:3 | 02:31:26 + 02:16:44 | 7.72 Gb + 7.61 Gb
Language: Italiano
Subtitles: Italiano
Genre: Drama, War

Director: Roberto Rossellini
Cast: Leo Genn, Giovanna Ralli, Sergey Bondarchuk
Country: Italy, France

Disc 1: Versione Presentata al Festival di Cannes 1960 (151 min)
Disc 2: Versione Cinematografica Italiana (136 min)

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