Bread, Love and Dreams (1953)

6 12/22/1953 (IT) RomanceDramaComedy 1h 33m
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Marshal Antonio Carotenuto is sent to a remote Italian mountain village named Sagliena. He's anxious to marry, and selects young Gina Lollobrigida as his bride; but she is already in love with his shy subordinate Roberto Risso. Mistaking her headstrong behavior as promiscuity, Carotenuto makes advances towards her, but she spurns him. Forsaking the girl to the arms of Risso, the Marshal decides to settle for village midwife Marisa Merlini. Things become more complicated when Annarella, the midwife, starts demonstrating her love to Antonio. She is hiding a secret and the Marshal soon will be in a difficult situation.

  1. Luigi Comencini

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Ettore Maria Margadonna


  3. Vittorio De Sica


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  1. Vittorio De Sica

    Vittorio De Sica

    Maresciallo Carotenuto

  2. Gina Lollobrigida

    Gina Lollobrigida

    La Bersagliera

  3. Marisa Merlini

    Marisa Merlini


  4. Tina Pica

    Tina Pica


  5. Maria Pia Casilio

    Maria Pia Casilio


  6. Memmo Carotenuto

    Memmo Carotenuto

    Carabiniere Baiocchi

  7. Roberto Risso

    Roberto Risso

    Carabiniere Stelluti

  8. Virgilio Riento

    Virgilio Riento

    Don Emidio

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Bread, Love and Dreams
Bread, Love and Dreams

Original Title Pane, amore e fantasia

Status Released

Original Language Italian

Budget -

Revenue -


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