The industrialist Evariste Marny is jealous of his competitor, André Vivanti, and commissions the tramp Tony to set fire to Vivanti's business. Vivanti himself is however accused of arson, because people think he wants to claim the insurance. He is sentenced to hard labour. Now Marny's conscience does start to gnaw at him and he takes in the daughter of Vivanti. After thirteen years, Vivanti escapes from jail and returns as a tramp...
Directors
Giovanni Pastrone, Dante Testa
Country of production
Italy
Production Year
1912
Festival Edition
IFFR 2002
Length
43'
Medium
35mm
Screenplay
Dante Testa
Cast
Dante Testa