From the Clouds to the Resistance
From the Clouds to the Resistance (Italian: Dalla nube alla resistenza, literally From the Cloud to the Resistance) is a 1979 Italian drama film directed by Danièle Huillet and Jean-Marie Straub. It competed in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1979 Cannes Film Festival.
|From the Clouds to the Resistance|
|Produced by||Danièle Huillet|
|Written by||Cesare Pavese|
|Cinematography||Giovanni Canfarelli Modica|
- Olimpia Carlisi - The Cloud
- Guido Lombardi - Issione
- Gino Felici - Ippoloco
- Lori Pelosini - Sarpedonte
- Walter Pardini - Edipo
- Ennio Lauricella - Tiresia
- Andrea Bacci - 1st hunter
- Loris Cavallini - 2nd hunter
- Francesco Ragusa - Litierse
- Fiorangelo Pucci - Eracle
- Dolando Bernardini - Father
- Andrea Filippi - Son
- Mauro Monni - The Bastard
- Carmelo Lacorte - Nuto
- Mario di Mattia - Cinto
Philosophical conversations between mythological characters including Nephele/The Cloud (Olimpia Carlisi) and Issione/Ixion (Guido Lombardi), Ippòloco/Hippolochus (Gino Felici) and Sarpedonte/Sarpedon (Lori Pelosini), Edipo/Oedipus (Walter Pardini) and Tiresias (Ennio Lauricella), two hunters (Andrea Bacci and Lori Cavallini) discussing reincarnation of humans punished by the gods, Litierse/Lityerses and Eracle/Heracles (Francesco Ragusa and Fiorangelo Pucci), and a father and son (Dolando Bernardini and Andrea Filippi) who are burning a fire as an annual sacrifice to the land.
- Part Two:
Taken from Cesare Pavese's novel, La Luna e i Falò
After WWII, the emigrant 'The Bastard' (Mauro Monni) comes back to his village in the Langhe (northern Italy) to find that everyone he knew has died and the war has deeply changed relationships between people.
- "New York Times: From the Clouds to the Resistance". NY Times. Retrieved 23 July 2008.
- "Festival de Cannes: From the Clouds to the Resistance". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 25 May 2009.