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Director: Federico Fellini

Cast: Giulietta Masina, Anthony Quinn, Richard Basehart

When Gelsomina (Giulietta Masina), a naïve young woman, is purchased from her impoverished mother by brutish circus strongman Zampanò (Anthony Quinn) to be his wife and partner, she loyally endures her husband's coldness and abuse as they travel the Italian countryside performing together. Soon Zampanò must deal with his jealousy and conflicted feelings about Gelsomina when she finds a kindred spirit in Il Matto (Richard Basehart), the carefree circus fool, and contemplates leaving Zampanò.

Genre: Drama

Year: 1954

Running time: 104 minutes

Territory: UK

Studio: StudioCanal

Format: DCP

Language options: Dialogue - IT | Subtitle - EN

When Gelsomina (Giulietta Masina), a naïve young woman, is purchased from her impoverished mother by brutish circus strongman Zampanò (Anthony Quinn) to be his wife and partner, she loyally endures her husband's coldness and abuse as they travel the Italian countryside performing together. Soon Zampanò must deal with his jealousy and conflicted feelings about Gelsomina when she finds a kindred spirit in Il Matto (Richard Basehart), the carefree circus fool, and contemplates leaving Zampanò.



Country

City/Town

Cinema

Date


United Kingdom

London

BFI Southbank

1 January - 27 January


United Kingdom

London

Close-Up Film Centre

5 February - 24 February


United Kingdom

Aberdeen

Belmont Filmhouse

7 March - 9 March



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