Arthur Miller's powerful drama gets a somewhat shabby production here by a consortium of Italian and French filmmakers. Although the story is set in Brooklyn (location shots were done there), the interiors were all shot in Paris, with a cast of French, Italian, and American actors.
Vallone, who played the role in the Parisian version of the play, is an Italian-American longshoreman who has come from Sicily to earn his living. Vallone is married to Stapleton (why she doesn't have the same thick Italian accent is never explained), and the two of them have raised Lawrence,
their niece, since she was a baby. There has been a great deal of talk about "submarines" (which...