Un uomo ritorna

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Un uomo ritorna
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Directed by Max Neufeld
Written by Anton Giulio Majano, Ivo Ferilli and Umberto Del Giglio
Music by Carlo Innocenzi
Release date
Running time
81 minutes [1]
Country Italy
Language Italian

Un uomo ritorna (also known as Revenge) is a 1946 Italian drama film directed by Max Neufeld. [2]


It was shown as part of a retrospective "Questi fantasmi: Cinema italiano ritrovato" at the 65th Venice International Film Festival. [3]


The film is set in April 1945. The engineer Sergio returns home to a town in Lazio after five years as a prisoner of war. He finds his homeland ravaged. The minefields and hydroelectric power plant were the main sources of employment and they are both destroyed. His old mother and a brother are still there but his wife Adele is working in Rome. Their son has been taken in a fascist raid. When Adele learns the son has died she goes after revenge armed with a gun. [1]


Critical reception

The film was censored and then rediscovered in 2008. A man called Giancarlo Mancini found a bad Italian copy interspersed with fragments from a French edition in Ripley's Home Video. It has been described as a mediocre melodrama with obvious implausibilities in the plot and unsuited to Neufeld. [1]

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  2. Roberto Chiti; Roberto Poppi; Enrico Lancia. Dizionario del cinema italiano: I film. Gremese, 1991. ISBN   8876055487.
  3. Simone Pinchiorri (28 July 2008). "Mostra di Venezia 2008: "Questi Fantasmi: Cinema Italiano Ritrovato (1946 – 1975)"". CinemaItaliano. Retrieved 18 April 2013.
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