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Rocco and His Brothers 1960

  • Luchino Visconti
  • June 26, 1961
  • 178 mins
  • Italian
  • Crime, Drama, Thriller
DARING in its realism. STUNNING in its impact. BREATHTAKING in its scope.
The widow Rosaria moves to Milano from Lucania with her 4 sons, one of whom is Rocco. The fifth son, Vincenzo, already lives in Milano. In the beginning, the family has a lot of problems, but everyone manages to find something to do. Simone is boxing, Rocco works in a dry cleaners, and Ciro studies. Simone meets Nadia, a prostitute, and they have a stormy affair. Then Rocco, after finishing his military service, begins a relationship with her. A bitter feud ensues between the two brothers, which will lead as far as murder...


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