Film

Sissignora

(Yes, Madam)

Retrospettiva: Alberto Lattuada

Italy  ·  1942  ·  35 mm  ·  Black and White  ·  90'  ·  o.v. Italian

Screening

Wednesday 4 | 8 | 2021, 17:15  ·  GranRex


Screening

Thursday 5 | 8 | 2021, 09:00  ·  GranRex

Poggioli’s masterpiece, a precursor to Neorealism, was shot on location in Genoa and tells the story of a ‘humiliated and mistreated’ maid, who sacrifices herself to save a child. The mainstream flirts with anti-bourgeoisie sentiments. “The dance hall scene is strikingly beautiful”. (G. Buttafava)

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Director

Ferdinando Maria Poggioli

Cast

Irma Gramatica, Maria Denis, Emma Gramatica

Producer

Carlo Ponti

Cinematography

Carlo Montuori

Editing

Ferdinando Maria Poggioli

Music

Felice Lattuada

Screenplay adapted by

Alberto Lattuada, Emilio Cecchi

Based on a literary work by

Flavia Steno

Production

Artisti Tecnici Associati

Print

CSC – Cineteca Nazionale
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