The Earth Trembles (1948)

Luchino Visconti
In 1947, in Sicily near Catania, the fishermen in Aci Trezza for have been exploited by the local middlemen for generations. Young 'Ntoni Valastro rebels against the economical situation of his poor family and convinces them to mortgage their simple house in the Fidania Bank in Catania to buy their own fishing boat and never work again for the wholesalers. He decides to go fishing during a storm because of the necessity to repay the debt to the bank.—Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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