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Christ in Concrete

1949 2h 0m Drama List
Reviews Optimistic Italian laborer Geremio (Sam Wanamaker) heads to the United States, hoping to raise enough money to marry his hometown sweetheart, Annuziata (Lea Padovani). Geremio discovers that the stateside economic climate is less forgiving than he expected, but resolves, nonetheless, to immigrate there with his lover and start a family. Unfortunately, just after Geremio gets promoted, the Great Depression hits, and he's forced to risk his employees lives in order to keep the company afloat. Read More Read Less

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Emanuel Levy EmanuelLevy.Com Rated: 3/5 Sep 24, 2005 Full Review Dennis Schwartz Dennis Schwartz Movie Reviews A fine example of a neo-realism drama. Rated: B+ Jun 6, 2003 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis Optimistic Italian laborer Geremio (Sam Wanamaker) heads to the United States, hoping to raise enough money to marry his hometown sweetheart, Annuziata (Lea Padovani). Geremio discovers that the stateside economic climate is less forgiving than he expected, but resolves, nonetheless, to immigrate there with his lover and start a family. Unfortunately, just after Geremio gets promoted, the Great Depression hits, and he's forced to risk his employees lives in order to keep the company afloat.
Director
Edward Dmytryk
Genre
Drama
Original Language
English
Runtime
2h 0m