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Director  Jules Dassin
Budget  450 million FRF
Duration  
Country  Italy
7/10 IMDb

Genre  Comedy, Crime, Drama
Music director  Roman Vlad
Language  French
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Writer  Diego Fabbri, Francoise Giroud
Release date  25 January 1959
Based on  La Loi (1957 novel)  by Roger Vailland
Cast  Gina Lollobrigida (Marietta), Pierre Brasseur (Don Cesare), Marcello Mastroianni (Enrico Tosso), Melina Mercouri (Donna Lucrezia), Yves Montand (Matteo Brigante), Raf Mattioli (Francesco Brigante)
Similar movies  In the Mood for Love, Grill Point, Lust, Caution, Little Children, American Beauty, Shall We Kiss?
Tagline  GINA AND MONTAND TURN DESIRE INTO FIRE WHERE THE HOT WIND BLOWS!

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The Law (Italian: La legge, French: La Loi and originally released in America as Where the Hot Wind Blows) is a 1959 Italian film directed by Jules Dassin.

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Plot

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Beautiful Marietta (Gina Lollobrigida) is a small-town girl who lives in southern Italian fishing village of Porto Manacore, a corrupt village ruled by a petty crook Matteo Brigante (Yves Montand). An engineer, Enrico Tosso (Marcello Mastroianni) comes into town to drain the marshes, and helps the villagers to take back their town.

Cast

  • Gina Lollobrigida - Marietta
  • Pierre Brasseur - Don Cesare
  • Marcello Mastroianni - Enrico Tosso, the Engineer
  • Melina Mercouri - Donna Lucrezia
  • Yves Montand - Matteo Brigante
  • Raf Mattioli - Francesco Brigante
  • Vittorio Caprioli - Attilio, the Inspector
  • Lidia Alfonsi - Giuseppina
  • Gianrico Tedeschi - First Loafer
  • Nino Vingelli - Pizzaccio
  • Bruno Carotenuto - Balbo
  • Luisa Rivelli - Elvira
  • Anna Maria Bottini - Maria
  • Anna Arena - Anna, Attilio's wife
  • Edda Soligo - Giulia
  • Joe Dassin - Nico
  • Box office

    According to MGM records the film earned $750,000 in the US and Canada and $325,000 elsewhere, resulting in a net loss to the studio of $39,000.

    References

    The Law (1959 film) Wikipedia
    The Law (1959 film) IMDb The Law (1959 film) themoviedb.org


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