Accatone: Who never ate his bread with tears – TV-Tip of the Week

Accatone: Who never ate his bread with tears - TV-Tip of the Week

Accatone: Who never ate his bread with tears – TV-Tip of the Week

  The young Vittorio (Franco Citti) is all just called Accattone “which means” beggar “or” parasites “. Raised in the run-down suburbs of Rome, has yet Accatone never worked properly. He belongs to the lumpen proletariat of the Italian capital. Separated from his wife and his child, he lives with the prostitute Maddalena (Silvana Corsini), which will procure for him and thus ensuring the livelihood of the two. But as Maddalena after a dispute with a Neapolitan gang is jailed, is usually so cool and roughneck Accatone completely helpless, his ex-wife flatly refuses to help the worthless, so that it eventually steals his own child. Finally, he meets the young and innocent Stella (Franca Pasut) know, for the sake Accatone is willing to change his life, but that’s not so easy …

Formally, in some respects still the principles of Neorealismo obligated to see (about the preference for non-professional actors and) turning on location, ie Accatone same time a radical departure from the dominant film style post-war Italy. It’s the music, above all, here an entire new perspective on the underclass of the dreary suburbs imagined. For the score, which totally comes from Johann Sebastian Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, excessive fighting Accatone into the religious and the sublime, a modern passion narrative that links the denunciation of social aberrations with a new interpretation of the Passion of Christ. Three years later, precisely the deeply religious Marxist Pasolini should go one step further with his film version of Matthew’s gospel, the best and bring the source close to the Bible text adaptation to the screen. In the person of Pasolini and his work in the seemingly unbridgeable gap between Christianity and Marxism, and beads are suspended from class and become the prototype of an early form of liberation theology – Italian cinema at its best and purest form.

Mark of 30 The death of the great Italian director 3sat shows a series of films by and about Pier Paolo Pasolini.

Title: Accatone: Who never ate his bread with tears – TV-Tip of the Week Country of production: Italy Year of production: 1961 Length: ( #) 111 (Min)

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