The Overcoat

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The Overcoat (Italian: Il Cappotto) is a 1952 Italian fantasy-drama film directed by Alberto Lattuada. It stars Renato Rascel and is a modern-day version, set in Italy, of the same-named 1842 short tale by Nikolai Gogol. The director's sister, Bianca... read more
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The Overcoat (Italian: Il Cappotto) is a 1952 Italian fantasy-drama film directed by Alberto Lattuada. It stars Renato Rascel and is a modern-day version, set in Italy, of the same-named 1842 short tale by Nikolai Gogol. The director's sister, Bianca Lattuada, was one of the production managers and his father, Felice Lattuada, composed the music.

Original Release

10/03/1952

US Release

10/07/1953

Cast

Renato Rascel Carmine De Carmine
Yvonne Sanson Caterina
Giulio Stival Il sindaco
Giulio Calì Il sarto
Ettore Mattia Il segretario generale / le secrétaire général
Olinto Cristina Professor Filini
Anna Carena L'affittacamere
Sandro Somarè Il fidanzato di Vittoria
Luigi Moneta Old militar
Silvio Bagolini Il venditore ambulante / le vendeur ambulant
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Alberto Lattuada

Writers

Cesare Zavattini, Luigi Malerba, Giorgio Prosperi, Alberto Lattuada, Giordano Corsi, Enzo Curreli, Leonardo Sinisgalli, Nikolay Gogol

Cast

Renato Rascel Carmine De Carmine
Yvonne Sanson Caterina
Giulio Stival Il sindaco
Giulio Calì Il sarto
Ettore Mattia Il segretario generale / le secrétaire général
Olinto Cristina Professor Filini
Anna Carena L'affittacamere
Sandro Somarè Il fidanzato di Vittoria
Luigi Moneta Old militar
Silvio Bagolini Il venditore ambulante / le vendeur ambulant
Loris Gizzi Builder #1
Nino Marchetti (as Nino Marchetti) / Bolechi
Mimo Billi (as Mimmo Billi) / Builder #2
Gondrano Trucchi
Paolo Reale
Antonella Lualdi Vittoria, la figlia del sindaco
Luigi Bonos Lodger #2
Vittorio Bonos Lodger #3
Claudio Ermelli Il fotografo
Dina Perbellini Wife of the Mayor

Producers

Editors

Eraldo Da Roma

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