The Year Long Road (La strada lunga un anno) 64 years old

The Year Long Road

Italian director Giueseppe DeSantis was the creative force behind this Yugoslavian "slice of life" drama. The title translates as The Year-Long Road; accordingly, the plot concerns a joint, voluntary effort between Italy and Yugoslavia to construct a highway along the countries' Naturally, this animosity wreaks havoc on the various Romeo-Juliet romances in the region. All is resolved when oil is discovered on one of the islands. An American oil company is finally able to establish détente between the warring factions, smoothing the path for the long-delayed marriages of three young couples.

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The Year Long Road Cast

Name Character
Ivica Pajer He was 23, 71 years old when he died as Lorenco
Massimo Girotti He was 40, 84 years old when he died as Chiacchiera (Naklapalo)
Silvana Pampanini She was 32, 90 years old when she died as Giuseppina Pancrazi (Katarina)
Bert Sotlar He was 37, 71 years old when he died as Guglielmo Cosma (Emil Kozma)
Eleonora Rossi Drago She was 32, 82 years old when she died as Susanna
Lia Rho-Barbieri as Roza

The Year Long Road Crew

Name Department
Marco Scarpelli as Director of Photography. He was 40 (76) years old when He died Camera
Stipe Gurdulic as Production Manager. Production
Elio Petri as Writer. He was 29 (53) years old when He died Writing
Giuseppe De Santis as Director. He was 41 (80) years old when He died Directing
Giuseppe De Santis as Writer. He was 41 (80) years old when He died Writing
Mario Socrate as Writer. He was 38 (92) years old when He died Writing
Gianni Puccini as Writer. He was 43 (54) years old when He died Writing
Zvonko Kovacic as Production Manager. Production
Stipe Delić as Assistant Director. He was 33 (73) years old when He died Directing
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The Year Long Road (64 years)

  • Release day: Friday, July 11, 1958
  • Runtime: 162 minutes