"The Law" (also known as ""The Law" - , USA", ""Where the Hot Wind Blows!" - USA") is a Drama film directed by Jules Dassin, and written by Françoise Giroud (dialogue) and Jules Dassin, released in the USA on November 11 of 1960 , starring Gina Lollobrigida, Pierre Brasseur, Marcello Mastroianni, Melina Mercouri, Yves Montand and Raf Mattioli.
Lollobrigida is the Flame...Montand is the Fuse That Sets Them on Fire!
Who directed "The Law":
The Law was directed by Jules Dassin, an American director, writer, producer, and actor.
Before making The Law, Jules Dassin had directed The Naked City, released in 1948, Brute Force (1947), A Letter for Evie (1946), Two Smart People (1946), The Canterville Ghost (1944), and Reunion in France (1942). Since, he directed Pote tin Kyriaki, released in 1960, Phaedra (1962), Topkapi (1964), 10:30 P.M. Summer (1966), Up Tight! (1968), and Promise at Dawn (1970).
What was the release date of "The Law":
The Law was first released in the United States on Friday, November 11, 1960.. This was fifty-nine (59) years ago.
It has been released on 1961 in the United Kingdom; Sunday, January 25, 1959 in France and on Thursday, April 09, 1959 in Germany.
Who is at the casting of "The Law":
At the casting of The Law we find Gina Lollobrigida, previously seen in Anna di Brooklyn (1958) and Trapeze (1956); Pierre Brasseur (Porte des Lilas (1957), Napoléon (1955)); Marcello Mastroianni (Nemico di mia moglie, Il (1959), Soliti ignoti, I (1958)) [ more... ]
- Luisa Rivelli and Gina Lollobrigida, Marcello Mastroianni, Vittorio Caprioli also appeared in Io, io, io... e gli altri, released in 1966.
- Lidia Alfonsi and Gina Lollobrigida, Marcello Mastroianni can also be seen in Vita da cani, released in 1950.
- Anna Arena and Pierre Brasseur, Marcello Mastroianni also worked together in Bell'Antonio, Il, released in 1960.
- Vittorio Caprioli and Marcello Mastroianni, Yves Montand also worked together in Parigi è sempre Parigi, released in 1951.
- Gina Lollobrigida, Nino Vingelli and Anna Arena can also be seen in Pane, amore e gelosia, released in 1954.
What is the Storyline of "The Law":
THE LAW, previously released in the US as Where the Hot Wind Blows in 1959 stars Gina Lollobrigida as Marietta, the gorgeous housekeeper to Don Cesare (Pierre Brasseur), the patriarch of a small Mediterranean coastal town. Lusted after by many men, including Francesco (Yves Montand), the local crime boss, Marietta has her own desires, consisting of the poor Enrico (Marcello Mastroianni). Determined to secure the dowry that will enable her to marry Enrico, Marietta connives the men of the town by turning the tables on them using their own vicious drinking game, which they call The Law. 50 years after its initial bow, Oscilloscope Laboratories is proud to rerelease The Law theatrically with newly struck 35mm prints derived from the original archival film elements and a brand new English language subtitle translation, by renowned subtitler Lenny Borger.
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