The Overcoat

Directed by Alberto Lattuada

Year: 1952
Running Time: 107
Color Type: B&W
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Country: Italy
Language: Italian w/English subtitles [audio]
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The Overcoat

Cast
Giulio Stival
Yvonne Sanson
Renato Rascel

Crew
Directed by Alberto Lattuada


Based on the Nikolai Gogol story but set in modern-day Italy (1952), THE OVERCOAT is the story of a poor city hall clerk (Renato Rascel) whose only desire is to buy a new overcoat. The town Mayor (Giulio Stival) is planning a reception for some visiting VIPs in honor of a new, wasteful piece of construction. The clerk bungles an assignment for the reception and is fired. But when he stumbles into a bribery scheme concerning the architects, in order to keep him quiet, he's given his job back plus a bonus. He purchases his long-cherished overcoat, only to have it stolen. Tragic twists and acts of retribution follow.

Awards

  • Top Foreign Films National Board of Review
    Official Selection Cannes Film Festival

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