Amici per la pelle (1955) AKA The Woman in the Painting / Friends for Life


Amiel per la Pelle (Friends for Life) is largely told from a child’s-eye point of view. The heroes of the piece are Mario and Franco, young classmates and inseparable buddies. After several “Our Gang”-style adventures, the boys’ friendship is threatened when Mario reveals a secret that Franco confided in him.

Director: Franco Rossi. AKA The Woman in the Painting / Friends for Life
Stars: Geronimo Meynier, Andrea Sciré, Vera Carmi, Luigi Tosi, Carlo Tamberlani, Paolo Ferrara, Marcella Rovena, Leonilde Montesi, Ignazio Leone, Maria Chiara Bettinali, Isabella Nobili, Renata Bousquet, Roberto Illuminati, Emilio Telve, Angelo Bizzoni.

1955 Venice Film Festival – Nominated for the Golden Lion.


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  1. V
    May 1, 2020

    Beautiful movie. A must watch for those who like good cinema.

  2. V
    May 1, 2020

    Also, great performance by Geronimo Meynier

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