Destination Piovarolo

Destination Piovarolo (Italian: Destinazione Piovarolo) is a 1955 Italian comedy film directed by Domenico Paolella.[1]

Destination Piovarolo
Directed byDomenico Paolella
Produced byLux Film
Written byLeonardo Benvenuti
Piero De Bernardi
Stefano Strucchi
Tina Pica
Music byAngelo Francesco Lavagnino
CinematographyMario Fioretti
Edited byGisa Radicchi Levi
Release date
  • 1955 (1955)
Running time
89 min

Plot summary

In 1922, during Fascism, Antonio La Quaglia accepts the assignment to the station master in a remote town called Piovarolo, because that's where it always rains. Antonio soon realizes that life in the small village is sad, because the inhabitants are all old, deluded, dying, without hope. Antonio so hopefully he will be moved to a larger city; but the years pass and Antonio holds the same job. One day he sees off the train a beautiful lady, who does the primary school teacher. Soon the two get married and start a family, but always Antonio wants to get away from Piovarolo, but politics and the ministry do not care at all about him.



  1. Roberto Chiti; Roberto Poppi; Enrico Lancia. Dizionario del cinema italiano: I film. Gremese, 1991. ISBN 8876055487.

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