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2,880 Ratings

Umberto D.

Directed by Vittorio De Sica
Italy, 1952


Set during Italy’s postwar economic boom, an elderly man living alone with his dog is determined to maintain his self-respect whilst suffering through poverty. A solemn entry part of the Italian neorealist genre.

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Umberto D. Directed by Vittorio De Sica

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1957 | Nominee: Best Writing, Motion Picture Story

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1955 | Winner: Best Foreign Language Film

Bodil Awards

1955 | Winner: Best European Film

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