Point of contact with the novel "The Family Malavolya" are obvious. But what they have character? Whether they should be taken into consideration? And in the novel and the film are Trezza village and the house in front of which is a tree, medlar, similar to the composition of the two families - the family and the family Malavolya Valastro:head of the family and NTON Long, Luke and Leah Mena become Vanii uncle and mother, Coke, Mara and Lucia, download the film A Gentleman’s Dignity
and instead of Don Michele, a cab to the \ ma Alfio and Sarah, we see Don Salvatore, Nicola Mason and Nedda. You can find other analogies:for example, some of the situations and dialogues between Mara and Nicole, between Don Salvatore Lucia, between the latter and her older sister, poetic scene in which she tells the tale of little Leah king and his crown; certain expressions and images, such as "bitter sea", women who are in a storm waiting to return fishing boats confiscated homes, night crossing, salting fish, even posture of people - "frozen motionless, resting his cheek with his hand ..."But though "Family Malavolya" - undoubtedly a precedent film "La Terra Trema", the idea, vision film significantly different from those of the novel approach to the problems and their solutions, and specific human interests at Visconti quite different."This story - wrote Verga - sincere and dispassionate study of how, apparently, have originated and developed in the most miserable conditions of life of the first beginnings of the desire for well-being and how perturbations brings to the family, who lived still relatively happy, vague, but passionate thirst for the unknown, understanding thatlife goes bad and you can live it would be better. " "The driving force of human activity which drives the flow of progress," Visconti gleaned from other sources, precisely because now changed "mechanism causing her passions."Visconti - artists associated with his time as Verga was connected with her, is above the historical era in which he lived Sicilian writer, he left it behind. Confirmation of this is that the owner NTON, the main character in the novel, the film gives way to another character - his nephew.The past, with its humility for life and faith in the wisdom of the ancient proverb, giving way to a new way - not a withdrawal from life in general, and the desire to get rid of certain living conditions. Young Nton has nothing to do with the Boss NTON of "Families Malavolya":first "cucumber" as he called the girl in Trezza, and then bully who hurt knife police brigadier, goes to prison, and eventually download the film A Gentleman’s Dignity
and forced to leave the village:"Now it's time to leave, because soon there will be people" - the very people he has observed on Sundays, when he was tormented by the thought of having to change his life, but he did not know how to do this, or why he wanted it;at most, he wanted it to do what the others are doing, that is, "do nothing." NTON of Valastro family is aware of the conditions of his life thanks to the intuitive desire for social justice and freedom.