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Martin Eden (2019)

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Martin Eden struggles to rise above his destitute, proletarian circumstances through an intense and passionate pursuit of self-education, hoping to achieve a place among the literary elite.

Director:

Pietro Marcello

Writers:

Jack London (novel), Maurizio Braucci (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Luca Marinelli ... Martin Eden
Jessica Cressy Jessica Cressy ... Elena Orsini
Vincenzo Nemolato Vincenzo Nemolato ... Nino
Marco Leonardi ... Bernardo Fiore
Denise Sardisco Denise Sardisco ... Margherita
Carmen Pommella Carmen Pommella ... Maria Silvia
Carlo Cecchi Carlo Cecchi ... Russ Brissenden
Autilia Ranieri Autilia Ranieri ... Giulia Eden
Elisabetta Valgoi Elisabetta Valgoi ... Matilde Orsini
Pietro Ragusa ... Signor Orsini
Savino Paparella Savino Paparella ... Edmondo Peluso
Vincenza Modica Vincenza Modica ... Annina
Giustiniano Alpi Giustiniano Alpi ... Arturo Orsini
Giuseppe Iuliano Giuseppe Iuliano ... Rigattiere
Peppe Maggio Peppe Maggio ... Garzone
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After saving Arturo, a young scion of the industrial middle class, from a beating, the sailor Martin Eden is invited to the boy's family home. Here he meets Elena, Arturo's beautiful sister, and falls in love with her at first sight. The cultured and refined young woman becomes not only the object of Martin's affections but also a symbol of the social status he aspires to achieve. At the cost of enormous efforts and overcoming the obstacles represented by his humble origin, Martin pursues the dream of becoming a writer. Under the influence of the elderly intellectual Russ Brissenden, he gets involved in socialist circles, bringing him into conflict with Elena and her bourgeois world. Written by X

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Shot on Super 16mm. See more »

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Edited from Crossing the Line (2007) See more »

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Voglia 'e turnà
Written by Teresa De Sio and Francesco Bruno
Performed by Teresa De Sio
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We're scarred by the circumstance...
15 May 2020 | by xstalSee all my reviews

We're scarred by the circumstance in which we are born and moulded without recourse or consultation - as we get older, others may influence and change our direction, sow new seeds, broaden horizons, gouge new scars. We may even become better for it but occasionally we may not and more often than not, we won't even know how we got there.


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Country:

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Language:

Italian | Neapolitan | French

Release Date:

4 September 2019 (Italy) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Naples, Campania, Italy See more »

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Budget:

EUR3,800,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,808,018
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