A Hero of Our Times

A Hero of Our Times

A Hero of Our Times is a 1955 Italian comedy film directed by Mario Monicelli and starring Alberto Sordi.


Alberto is an employee who is the Italian average of society of the Fifties. Alberto is a go-getter, attached only to his work, and believes that everyone meets him wants to bring Alberto bad luck. Alberto refuses every contact with other people, but soon finds himself caught in misunderstandings and so the people, to take revenge on him and his meanness, force him to change his identity.

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    contentLocation Rome
    director Mario Monicelli
    editor Adriana Novelli
    genre comedy
    keywords bad luck misunderstand
    musicBy Nino Rota
    producer Franco Cristaldi
    productionCompany Cinecittà
    publisher Titanus
    recordedAt Rome