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THE OVERCOAT

Il cappotto

Directed by Alberto Lattuada
Italy, 1952
Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

Synopsis

Nikolai Gogol’s story is transposed to modern-day Italy in this tale of a poor city hall clerk whose only desire is to buy a new overcoat. After he stumbles into a bribery scheme, strange twists and acts of retribution follow.

Synopsis

Nikolai Gogol’s story is transposed to modern-day Italy in this tale of a poor city hall clerk whose only desire is to buy a new overcoat. After he stumbles into a bribery scheme, strange twists and acts of retribution follow.

The OvercoatDirected byAlberto Lattuada

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
1952
National Board of Review
1966 | Winner: Top Foreign Films

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