Overview

Once upon a time an old woman discovers a baby in her cabbage patch. She brings up the child and, when she dies, the boy, Toto, enters an orphanage. Toto leaves the orphanage a happy young man, and looks for work in post-war Milan. He ends up with the homeless and organizes them to build a shanty town in a vacant lot. The squatters discover oil in the land and Toto sees a vision of the old woman who gives him a magic dove that will grant him anything he wishes.

  1. Vittorio De Sica

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Cesare Zavattini

    Novel, Screenplay

  3. Adolfo Franci

    Screenplay

  4. Mario Chiari

    Screenplay

  5. Suso Cecchi d'Amico

    Screenplay

Facts

Original Title Miracolo a Milano

Status Released

Release Information

  • December 17, 1951
    Theatrical (limited)

    Meaning

Original Language Italian

Runtime 1h 40m

Budget -

Revenue -

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Content Score

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