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The Fortunate Pilgrim
The Fortunate Pilgrim
Actors: Sophia Loren, Edward James Olmos, John Turturro, Anna Strasberg, Yorgo Voyagis
Director: Stuart Cooper
Genres: Indie & Art House, Drama, Television
UR     2006     4hr 10min

The moving story of a woman?s determination to provide a better life for herself and five children. Set in New York?s depression-era lower East Side, Sophia Loren is an Italian immigrant who strives to preserve her family?...  more »


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Actors: Sophia Loren, Edward James Olmos, John Turturro, Anna Strasberg, Yorgo Voyagis
Director: Stuart Cooper
Creators: Ned Vidakovich, Alex Ponti, Fern Field, Mirjana Mijojlic, Norman Brooks, John McGreevey, Mario Puzo
Genres: Indie & Art House, Drama, Television
Sub-Genres: Indie & Art House, Drama, Television
Studio: Beverly Hills Video
Format: DVD - Full Screen
DVD Release Date: 10/10/2006
Original Release Date: 04/03/1988
Theatrical Release Date: 04/03/1988
Release Year: 2006
Run Time: 4hr 10min
Screens: Full Screen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 4
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Languages: English
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Movie Reviews

The Fortunate Pilgrim
VS | MI | 01/09/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Excellent movie. Originally seen on TV many, many years ago. Finally able to purchase a copy. The story of an Italian family's immigration to the U.S. and all of their sacrifices, sorrows and joys. Able to visualize my own family's immigration and early life in U.S."
Fortunate Pilgrim - A must for Italo-Americans and great for
Joseph Grimaldi | Massachusetts | 04/06/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Based on Mario Puzo's best book, this is a masterpiece. I have read the book twice and never thought the film would come close but it does. From the opening scene with the voice of Pavorotti singing over the street noise to the wonderful ending it is a great story of a wonderful Italian mother who is going to make it in America for her family. Sophia Loren is amazing. If you are of Italian heritage or just know an Italian; you must see this!"
Fortunate Pilgrim - Sophia Loren
I. Al ALAWI | 02/25/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This product was exactly what I want and what I was searching for since a very long time. I'm glad to know that I can find everything in your website. The DVD I've purchased is perfect and the movie was perfect too. Sophia Loren did a great job in this movie. I really loved the way she presented the story and made me feel that she is not acting at all. I recommand this movie for everybody who admire Sophia Loren and who wants to not only watch a movie but live within it."