Il Grido

"Good"

Il Grido Review


One of many duds from Michelangelo Antonioni, this time a two hour affair with a laborer who gets dumped by his married girlfriend after her husband dies, then takes off on an inexplicable road trip to find himself. Which he never does. In typical Neorealist fashion, Steve Cochran's Aldo bumbles from bad to worse, eventually croaking after two full hours of misery. Not much artistry is exhibited along the way; other Italian films from the 1950s have told this story ("Life sucks.") with more aplomb.


Il Grido

Facts and Figures

Run time: 116 mins

In Theaters: Saturday 22nd June 1957

Distributed by: Kino on Video

Production compaines: SpA Cinematografica, Robert Alexander Productions

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
Fresh: 8 Rotten: 2

IMDB: 7.8 / 10

Cast & Crew

Starring: as Aldo, as Irma, as Elvia, Gabriella Pallotta as Edera, as Virginia, Lynn Shaw as Andreina, Mirna Girardi as Rosina

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