GENERAL DELLA ROVERE

By Roberto ROSSELLINI

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Drama - Completed 1959


    • Year of production
    • 1959
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • ITALY
    • Languages
    • ITALIAN
    • Duration
    • 160 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Roberto ROSSELLINI
    • Synopsis
    • Italy, second world war. Grimaldi is a swindler, pretending to be a colonel in the Italian army to get money from the family of people put into jail by the Nazis. Once caught, the Gestapo makes a deal with him : he will stay alive if he impersonates the General Della Rovere, a leader of the Resistance who has just been shot by the Nazis, to be put into a political jail where he supposed to identify another Resistance leader.
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