Pietro Micca (film)

Pietro Micca is a 1938 Italian historical war film directed by Aldo Vergano and starring Guido Celano, Renato Cialente and Camillo Pilotto. It was shot at the Fert Studios in Turin. The film marked the screen debut of Clara Calamai, who went on to be a leading Italian star of the next decade.[1]

Pietro Micca
Directed byAldo Vergano
Produced byLuigi Mottura
Written byLuigi Gramegna (novel)
Ettore Maria Margadonna
Sergio Amidei
Ubaldo Magnaghi
Aldo Vergano
StarringGuido Celano
Renato Cialente
Camillo Pilotto
Mino Doro
Music byGiorgio Federico Ghedini
CinematographyUgo Lombardi
Edited byGuy Simon
Taurinia Film
Distributed byCINF
Release date
January 1938
Running time
90 minutes

The film portrays the life and death of Pietro Micca who was killed in 1706 at the Siege of Turin while fighting for the Duchy of Savoy against France in the War of the Spanish Succession.



  1. ^ Moliterno p.57-58


  • Moliterno, Gino. Historical Dictionary of Italian Cinema. Scarecrow Press, 2008.

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