Miracle in Milan (1951)
overview : Once upon a time an old woman discovers a baby in her cabbage patch. She brings up the child and, when she dies, the boy, Toto, enters an orphanage. Toto leaves the orphanage a happy young man, and looks for work in post-war Milan. He ends up with the homeless and organizes them to build a shanty town in a vacant lot. The squatters discover oil in the land and Toto sees a vision of the old woman who gives him a magic dove that will grant him anything he wishes.
Release Date : Feb 08, 1951
Runtime : 1h 40m
Companies : Produzioni De Sica, Ente Nazionale Industrie Cinematografiche (ENIC)
Countries : Italy
Keywords : slum, angel, based on novel or book, homeless person, magic, milan, poverty, orphan, kindness, foundling, magic realism, shantytown