Miracle in Milan


1h 40m 1951

Brief Synopsis

Once upon a time an old woman discovers a baby in her cabbage patch. She brings up the child and, when she dies, the boy, Toto, enters an orphanage. Toto leaves the orphanage a happy young man, and looks for work in post-war Milan. He ends up with the homeless and organizes them to build a shanty town in a vacant lot. The squatters discover oil in the land and Toto sees a vision of the old woman who gives him a magic dove that will grant him anything he wishes.

Film Details

Also Known As
Miracle à Milan, Miracolo a Milano
Release Date
1951

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m
Sound
Mono
Color
Black and White
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
1.37 : 1

Synopsis

The inhabitants of a very poor section of Milan are threatened with eviction.

Film Details

Also Known As
Miracle à Milan, Miracolo a Milano
Release Date
1951

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m
Sound
Mono
Color
Black and White
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
1.37 : 1

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in Italy 1951

Released in United States May 30, 1995

Released in United States on Video May 30, 1995

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1951

Shown at Cannes Film Festival (in competition) May 1951.

Shown at Cannes Film Festival May 11, 1990.

Shown at FILMEX: Los Angeles International Film Exposition (The Fabulous Fifty-Hour Filmex Fantasy Marathon) March 14-31, 1985.

Shown at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival July 5-15, 2000.

Shown at Lincoln Center, New York City in the series "A Roman Holiday" August 11, 1990.

b&w

dialogue Italian

Released in Italy 1951

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1951

Released in United States May 30, 1995

Released in United States on Video May 30, 1995