Che gioia vivere

Italy: Cinematografica RI.RE, 1961. Collection of 14 vintage borderless single weight studio still photographs from the 1961 Italian-French film. Action sequences, picketers, Delon and his compatriots, and a charming candid of Barbara Lass, are present. Numerical annotations, and a few with actor names, on the versos in holograph pencil, and rubber-stamps on the verso crediting photography agency "PIERLUIGI" and the company's street address.

The film's premiere was at Cannes, and earned director Clément a Palme d'Or nomination. In 1921, Ulysses (Delon) enrolls in the Italian Fascist party, and his initiation is to gain the trust of local printer, Fossati (Cervi). Fossati's family and beautiful daughter (Lass) are anarchists, contesting Ulysses' beliefs, and he ultimately decides to forge his own political path.

Set in Rome, shot there on location.

7 x 9.25 inches. Near Fine, slight curling.

Complete collation details available on request.

[Book #143870]

Price: $350.00