The Fiancés (Italian: I fidanzati) is a 1963 Italian film directed by Ermanno Olmi. It tells the story of a young man who moves to Sicily for a job, but pines for his fiancée back home. It was entered into the 1963 Cannes Film Festival.[1]

I fidanzati
I fidanzati poster.jpg
Italian film poster for The Fiances
Directed byErmanno Olmi
Produced byGoffredo Lombardo
Written byErmanno Olmi
StarringAnna Canzi
Carlo Cabrini
Music byGianni Ferrio
CinematographyLamberto Caimi
Edited byCarla Colombo
Distributed byTitanus
Release date
March 25, 1963 (Italy)
28 January 1964 (New York City)
Running time
77 min


Giovanni quits his job as a worker in Milan and leaves his fiancée Liliana in order to earn more money as a welder in Sicily.

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  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: The Fiances". Retrieved 2009-02-27.

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