Raffaello Matarazzo

Nobody’s Children

Nobody’s Children

Nobody’s Children is the first half of an overflowing diptych of melodramas chronicling the labyrinthine misfortunes of a couple torn cruelly apart by fate (and meddling villains). When Guido (Amedeo Nazzari), a young count, falls for Luisa (Yvonne Sanson), the poor daughter of one of the miners who works at his family’s quarry, his mother and her nefarious henchman scheme epically to separate the two forever.

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Eclipse 27: Raffaello Matarazzo

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Nobody’s Children
Cast
Amedeo Nazzari
Count Guido Canali
Yvonne Sanson
Luisa Fanti/Sister Addolorata
Françoise Rosay
Countess Elisabeth Canali
Folco Lulli
Anselmo Vannini
Enrica Dyrell
Elena
Teresa Franchini
Marta
Gualtiero Tumiati
Don Demetrio
Alberto Farnese
Poldo
Enrico Olivieri
Bruno
Rosalia Rendazzo
Alda
Olga Solbelli
Mother Superior
Enrico Glori
Rinaldi
Aristide Baghetti
Luisa’s father
Credits
Director
Raffaello Matarazzo
Producer
Goffredo Lombardo
Screenplay
Aldo De Benedetti
From the story by
Vittorio Salvoni
From the story by
Ruggero Rindi
Cinematography
Rodolfo Lombardi
Art direction
Ottavio Scotti
Art direction
Gino Brosio
Editing
Mario Serandrei
Music
Salvatore Allegra

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