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Full of Life (1956)

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91 min | Comedy, Drama

Writer Nick and his wife Emily are expecting their first child. When a necessary home repair proves too costly to afford, Nick must swallow his pride and visit his father, a proud immigrant stonemason with whom he has a difficult ...See moreWriter Nick and his wife Emily are expecting their first child. When a necessary home repair proves too costly to afford, Nick must swallow his pride and visit his father, a proud immigrant stonemason with whom he has a difficult relationship, and ask him to do the work. Confronting the issues of religion and family tradition which have separated father and son causes Nick and Emily to reevaluate their lives and the things they value most. Written by scgary66 See less
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John Fante (screen play) (based on his novel)
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Updated Dec 25, 1956

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Dec 25, 1956 (United States)

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31 cast members
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Judy Holliday
Emily Rocco Emily Rocco   See fewer
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Richard Conte
Nick Rocco Nick Rocco   See fewer
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Salvatore Baccaloni
Papa Vittorio Rocco Papa Vittorio Rocco   See fewer
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Esther Minciotti
Mama Pauletta Rocco Mama Pauletta Rocco   See fewer
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Joe De Santis
Father Gondolfo Father Gondolfo   See fewer
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Silvio Minciotti
Joe Muto Joe Muto   See fewer
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Penny Santon
Carla Rocco Carla Rocco   See fewer
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Arthur Lovejoy
Mr. Jameson Mr. Jameson   See fewer
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Eleanor Audley
Mrs. Jameson Mrs. Jameson   See fewer
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Trudy Marshall
Nora Gregory Nora Gregory   See fewer
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Walter Conrad
John Gregory John Gregory   See fewer
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Sam Gilman
Dr. Atchison Dr. Atchison   See fewer
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Steve Benton
Truck Driver (uncredited) Truck Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Bull
Doctor (uncredited) Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Barbara Collentine
Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick Crockett
Train Conductor (uncredited) Train Conductor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jester Hairston
Train Porter (uncredited) Train Porter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Theo Haran
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Betsy Jones-Moreland
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Maggie Magennis
Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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David McMahon
Floor Repair Carpenter (uncredited) Floor Repair Carpenter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Mitchell
Interne (uncredited) Interne (uncredited)   See fewer
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Naomi Perry
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Charlotte Portney
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Amanda Randolph
Delia the Maid (uncredited) Delia the Maid (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cary Savage
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Charles Schaeffer
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K.L. Smith
Deliveryman (uncredited) Deliveryman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ray Smith
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Audrey Swanson
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Barbara Terry
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6.6 / 10 | 343 votes