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Imperial Venus (French: Vénus impériale, Italian: Venere Imperiale) is a 1962 French-Italian historical film directed by Jean Delannoy and starring Gina Lollobrigida, Stephen Boyd and Raymond Pellegrin. It depicts the life of Pauline Bonaparte, the sister of Napoleon.[1][2] For her performance Lollobrigida won the David di Donatello for best actress and the Nastro d'Argento for the same category.[3]

Imperial Venus
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Directed byJean Delannoy
Written byRodolphe-Maurice Arlaud
Jean Aurenche
Leonardo Benvenuti
Piero De Bernardi
Jean Delannoy
StarringGina Lollobrigida
Music byAngelo Francesco Lavagnino
CinematographyGábor Pogány
Release date
  • 1962 (1962)
CountryFrance
Italy
LanguageFrench

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Paolo Mereghetti. Il Mereghetti. B.C. Dalai Editore, 2010. ISBN 8860736269.
  2. ^ Roberto Poppi, Mario Pecorari. Dizionario del cinema italiano. I film. Gremese Editore, 2007. ISBN 8884405033.
  3. ^ Enrico Lancia. I premi del cinema. Gremese Editore, 1998. ISBN 8877422211.

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