|the teacher from vigevano:|
Subject: Despite his meagre pay, a primary school-teacher called Mombelli is very attached to his profession.
However, urged on by his ambitious wife, he resigns from his post and lauches a lillte shoe-business. At first, thanks to the economic boom, things go well; later, incapable as he is of turning into a real business-man, his undertaking falters and he finally goes bankrupt;
Mombelli is deserted by all, including his wife.
Il Maestro di Vigevano
Unrealesed in English countrier:
Director: Elio Petri; story based on the homonymous novel by Lucio Mastronardi
Screenplay by: Age-Scarpelli, Elio Petri
Assistant Directors: Vana Stefani Caruso, Berto Pelosso
Director of Photography: Otello Martelli (B/W)
Cameraman: Arturo Zavattini
Art Director: Gastone Carsetti
Ensemblier: Giovanni Checchi
Costume Designer: Lucilla Mussini
Sound: Luigi Salvi
Editing: Ruggero Mastroianni
Music by: Nino Rota
Musi Conducted by: Franco Ferrara.
Production: Dino De Laurentiis Cinematografica
Production Manager: Alfredo De Laurentiis
Cast: Alberto Sordi ( Antonio Mombelli), Claire Bloom ( Ada Badalessi, his wife), Vito De Taranto ( Pereghi, the School Director), Ya Douchskaya (Eva), Guido Spadea (Nannini), Eva Magni ( la veuve Nannini), Piero Mazzarella ( Bugatti).
Claire Bloom is dubbed by Adriana Asti
Lenght: 100 minutes