Incompreso (Vita col figlio) (1967) AKA Misunderstood


This film tells the story of Andrew, a lonely ten year old, who for the love of his younger brother Miles, is constantly taking blame for things he didn’t do. Their father  is a consul and they have everything materially children could want, but they no longer have a mother. Andrew is forced to face his mother’s death with the added burden of keeping it a secret from Miles. The situation becomes distorted and misunderstood until one day an innocent game of the two brothers turn into tragedy.

Director: Luigi Comencini.
Stars: Anthony Quayle, Stefano Colagrande, Simone Gianozzi, John Sharp, Adriana Fachetti, Giorgia Moll, Graziella Granata. AKA Misunderstood

1967 Cannes Film Festival – Nominated for the Palme d’Or.


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  1. Betsy-B
    April 27, 2019

    Wonderful, Jon! So grateful for you for sharing and giving new life to these once forgotten gems!

  2. Dan
    April 29, 2019

    Thanks, Jon, for this beautiful gem.

  3. Michael
    May 2, 2019

    Comencini’s masterpiece. Must for all

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