Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini
Producer: Alfredo Bini, Cino Del Duca
Screenplay: Pier Paolo Pasolini, Sergio Citti
Cinematographer: Tonino Delli Colli
Editor: Nino Baragli
Cast: Franco Citti, Franca Pasut, Silvana Corsini
1961 | Italian | B/W | 117 mins.
In the slums of Rome, Vittorio ‘Accattone’ Cataldi supports himself as a pimp for his longtime girlfriend, Maddalena. When his meal ticket goes to jail after being assaulted by a pack of thugs, Accattone scrambles to survive, reduced to begging for food from his ex-wife, Ascenza. When he meets the virginal Stella, he sees a way back into his former profession