ROSSO MALPELO
LABEL RAI Trade/Intermezzo Media
CODE CRT 309
FORMAT 1 CD

TRACKS 15
LENGTH 58' 12"

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ORIGINAL MOVIE TITLE YEAR GENRE COMPOSER FOREIGN MOVIE TITLE
ROSSO MALPELO 2007 Drama Meghnagi, Miriam LITTLE BOY RED

NOTES
New Movie directerd by Pasquale Scimeca, staring Marcello Mazzarella, Vincenzo Albanese and Raffaella Esposito. In an indefinite time and place in history, lived - and lives - a boy with red hair and red freckly face. Everyone calls him Little Boy Red. He is so poor that working in a mine is the only way of earning his bread. One unlucky day his father dies in the mine crushed by a landslide and Little Boy Red is alone. His mother remarries and leaves to live elsewhere. Then his sister leaves with her boyfriend, too. At this point the family home is barred. Back at the mine, among the many child-workers, there is one in particular to whom Boy Red relates to better, Ranocchio (Froggy). Unfortunately, Ranocchio is not used to working in such harsh conditions and therefore falls ill. Boy Red, who has a soft centre, carries him home to his mother. Now he is completely alone and when the owner of the mine decides to send him off to work in a distant and dangerous place, he agrees immediately. He is convinced that if something should happen to him no one would notice or care for he is Little Boy Red. From the novel by Giovanni Verga, with the same name
Miriam Meghnagi has recently authored the sound-track of the controversial film Josu L'Ebreo and Rosso Malpelo, a newly released film on child labor, both by the Sicilian director Pasquale Scimeca.

MAIN ACTORS Marcello Mazzarella, Vincenzo Albanese, Raffaella Esposito