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Accattone (The Procurer) (The Scrounger) (1961)

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A pimp from a remote, rural Italian province attempts to reform after falling in love with a virtuous young woman but soon faces disappointment and reverts to a life of violent crime. Nonprofessional actors and real locations add authenticity to this drama, the debut of acclaimed director Pier Paolo Pasolini.

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Critic Reviews for Accattone (The Procurer) (The Scrounger)

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This is a fascinating debut by writer-director Pier Paolo Pasolini, who has scripted some interesting pix.

October 23, 2007 | Full Review…

The character of Accattone himself, self-destructive and conscious of his situation within a class from which he cannot escape, embodies many of the contradictions in Pasolini's lifetime of coming to terms with Marxism and Catholicism.

June 24, 2006 | Full Review…
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The result is uneven, but not without distinction.

May 9, 2005 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

The brutality and frigid despair of this 1962 film have had a lasting impact on political filmmaking.

January 1, 2000 | Full Review…

At once squalid and exalted

February 6, 2012 | Full Review…

Pasolini's first feature is a classic neorealist study of the Roman underworld of poverty and petty thievery.

October 23, 2007 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

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