At the Edge of the City

At the Edge of the City (Italian: Ai margini della metropoli) is a 1953 Italian crime film drama directed by Carlo Lizzani. The film stars Massimo Girotti, Marina Berti and Giulietta Masina.[1] In Rome a young man is falsely accused of killing his girlfriend. The film used neorealist style and was based on a real-life case.

At the Edge of the City
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Directed by
Produced byFernando Croce
Written byAngelo D'Alessandro
Music byFranco Mannino
CinematographyGianni Di Venanzo
Edited by
Distributed byElios Film
Release date
5 March 1953
Running time
96 minutes



  1. ^ Moliterno p.174


  • Moliterno, Gino. The A to Z of Italian Cinema. Scarecrow Press, 2009.

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