Il grido

Category

Feature films

International title

The Cry

Country of production

Italy

Year

1957

Synopsis

The factory worker Aldo lives with Irma, whose husband has been abroad for several years, together they had a daughter. When the news of her husband's death arrives, Aldo would like to marry Irma, but she confesses that she no longer loves him and that she has a parallel relationship with another man. Shocked by the revelation, Aldo leaves the factory and the town: accompanied by his daughter, he begins to wander in search of a job and a new life.

Subject

Michelangelo Antonioni

Direction

Michelangelo Antonioni

Script

Michelangelo Antonioni, Elio Bartolini, Ennio De Concini

Photography

Gianni Di Venanzo

Scenography

Franco Fontana

Costumes

Pia Marchesi

Original music

Giovanni Fusco

Editing

Eraldo Da Roma

Cast

Steve Cochran, Alida Valli, Betsy Blair, Gaetano Matteucci, Gabriella Pallotta, Dorian Gray, Lynn Shaw. Elli Parvo, Mirna Girardi, Lilia Landi, Pina Boldrini, Guerrino Campanilli, Pietro Corvelatti

Producer

Franco Cancellieri

Production

Spa Cinematografica, Robert Alexander Productions Inc.

Distributor

CEIAD