|A Slice of Life|
(Tempi nostri - Zibaldone N° 2)
|Directed by||Alessandro Blasetti|
|Produced by||Dino De Laurentiis|
|Written by||Age & Scarpelli|
Eduardo De Filippo
Vittorio De Sica
Suso Cecchi d'Amico
|Starring||Vittorio De Sica|
Eduardo De Filippo
|Music by||Gorni Kramer|
|Edited by||Mario Serandrei|
|Distributed by||Lux Film|
From a story by Vasco Pratolini, written by the author.
Vasco and Mara get to know in a restaurant, go to the cinema, and spent the evening intimately, fall in love. She tells him that, being short of money, will try to work the next morning in a brothel, but he convinces her to desist from this connection, to begin to live with him, who has a job as a teacher, even if their economic situation may be difficult.
Written by Alberto Moravia. Young couple the suburbs of Rome are in financial trouble. She would like to work, but must take care of the child who has recently given birth. The two then set out, reluctantly, to leave the baby in a church, but the mother can not decide on the right place and finally the father has second thoughts.
A man and a woman no longer young, fallen nobility, meet again by chance after many years as they are worded as film extras in a carriage in motion. During the scene must speak, not heard, a theme to their liking. The scene is repeated several times, and so was born the opportunity to confide things that I had said many years ago. Finally decide to get married and run away from the set at the edge of the carriage.
Other people's houses
From a story by Silvio D'Arzo.
The old priest of a small mountain village realizes that the old Zelinda has for some time sad and thoughtful. After much persuasion, can be confident that the poor thing has soul: he would like to end prematurely to his strenuous and monotonous life. Mind the sacedordote search animatedly distogliela this regard, slips off a cliff and save it Zelinda pulling it upward.
Don Conrad, a driver of public transport, paying court to love many women, that because of defaults on work that is not forgiven by his superior Amedeo. During a bus ride, his young friend Lando says he is dissatisfied with her boyfriend Michael, and understand to be attracted to him.
By Age & Scarpelli.
A girl Sophia Loren, is left by photographers friends in a room where he set up a game where you can win a camera. A customer Totò, helps her win the coveted prize, then walks away with her from the room without paying, and asked her to pose for the camera test, until he confesses to be with her by the court. So they try, unsuccessfully, to take a picture together with the help of the self timer, which the machine is equipped. After several attempts, they decide to make taking the picture with help from a stranger passing by for the event, which, after having distracted the two making them pose, runs away with the camera.
- Vittorio De Sica: Don Corradino Scognamiglio
- Eduardo De Filippo: Amedeo Stigliano
- Maria Fiore: Nannì
- Marilyn Buferd:
- Turi Pandolfini
La macchina fotografica
- "NY Times: A Slice of Life". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Baseline & All Movie Guide. 2012. Archived from the original on 20 October 2012. Retrieved 15 March 2009. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- Carlo Celli, Marga Cottino-Jones (9 January 2007). A New Guide to Italian Cinema. Palgrave Macmillan, 2007. ISBN 978-1403975652.