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53 Ratings

The Big Night

La notte brava

Directed by Mauro Bolognini
Italy, 1959
Drama, Romance, Crime


Two young unenployed men, Scintillone and Ruggeretto, pick up a couple of prostitutes. They hope their company will help them sell some rifles they have stolen. On their way they meet Bella Bella, who also aids them in selling the goods.

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The Big Night Directed by Mauro Bolognini

Awards & Festivals

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1960 | Winner: Best Original Story

1960 | 2 nominations including: Best Supporting Actor

Golden Globes (Italy)

1960 | Nominee: Best Film

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