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Kapò (1959)

Director: Gillo Pontecorvo

Writers: Franco Solinas; Gillo Pontecorvo

Music by: Carlo Rustichelli

Producer: Moris Ergas

Keywords: Drama, Holocaust

A young Jewish concentration camp prisoner exchanges identity with a non-Jewish political prisoner who has died and is thus able at least to survive. After transfer to a different camp, she becomes a "kapo" -- in exchange for better clothing and food, she takes charge of other prisoners, earning their justifiable scorn and hatred.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Emmanuelle Riva
24-Feb-1927   Amour
Susan Strasberg
22-May-1938 21-Jan-1999 Picnic
Laurent Terzieff
27-Jun-1935 2-Jul-2010 Tu Ne Tueras Point


Susan Strasberg   ...   Edith
Laurent Terzieff   ...   Sascha
Emmanuelle Riva   ...   Terese
Didi Perego   ...   Supporting Cast
Gianni Garko   ...   Supporting Cast
Annabella Besi   ...   Supporting Cast
Graziella Galvani   ...   Supporting Cast
Paola Pitagora   ...   Supporting Cast
Eleonora Bellinzaghi   ...   Supporting Cast
Bruno Scipioni   ...   Supporting Cast
Felba Dragomir   ...   Supporting Cast
Mira Dinulovic   ...   Supporting Cast
Semca Sokolovic   ...   Supporting Cast
Dirjana Dojic   ...   Supporting Cast


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