I recuperanti

Category

Feature films

International title

The Scavengers

Country of production

Italy

Year

1970

Synopsis

The young Gianni returns to his hometown, on the Asiago plateau, from the Italian campaign in Russia and starts looking for a job. One evening he meets old Du who explains to him how he earns his living by recovering the remnants of the Great War in the mountains of the Altopiano and reselling them. Listening to his reasons, Gianni sees the possibility of earning something to be able to marry his girlfriend.

Subject

Ermanno Olmi, Tullio Kezich, Mario Rigoni Stern

Direction

Ermanno Olmi

Script

Ermanno Olmi, Tullio Kezich, Mario Rigoni Stern

Photography

Ermanno Olmi

Scenography

Costumes

Original music

Gianni Ferrio

Editing

Ermanno Olmi

Cast

Antonio Lunardi, Andreino Carli, Alessandra Micheletto, Pietro Tolin, Marilena Rossi, Ivano Frigo, Oreste Costa

Producer

Gaspare Palumbo

Production

RAI Radiotelevisione Italiana, Palumbo Produzioni

Distributor

Rai 1
Latere Film