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49 Ratings

The Overcoat

Il cappotto

Directed by Alberto Lattuada
Italy, 1952
Comedy, Drama, Fantasy


Nikolai Gogol’s story is transposed to modern-day Italy in this tale of a poor city hall clerk whose only desire is to buy a new overcoat. After he stumbles into a bribery scheme, strange twists and acts of retribution follow.

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The Overcoat Directed by Alberto Lattuada

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