Gli Angeli Del Quartiere (1952)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Childhood Drama, Urban Drama  |   Run Time - 78 min.  |   Countries - Italy  |  
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Gli Angeli del Quartiere (Angels of the District) concentrates on five lovable Italian war orphans. Living a hand-to-mouth existence, the children are elated to discover a bagful of money in a cellar. Wondering where best to spend their treasure, the kids are "advised" by adult thief Mario (Jacques Sernas), who intends to grab all the loot for himself. Ultimately, however, Mario is reformed by the quintet of urchins--though his old gang doesn't quite see things in this new light. Obviously aimed at the kiddie-matinee trade, Gli Angeli del Quartiere delivers a solid 78 minutes' worth of heartwarming entertainment.

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loot, orphan, bad-guy-turns-good, poverty, robbery