Saint Rogelia

Saint Rogelia (Spanish:Santa Rogelia) is a 1940 Spanish drama film directed by Roberto de Ribón and starring Germaine Montero, Rafael Rivelles and Juan de Landa. It was shot at Cinecitta in Rome as part of an agreement between Francisco Franco's Nationalists and the Italian government[1] A separate Italian-language version The Sin of Rogelia Sanchez was produced at the same time. The film is based on the 1926 novel Santa Rogelia by Armando Palacio Valdés. It was remade in 1962 by Rafael Gil

Saint Rogelia
Directed byRoberto de Ribón
Written byAlberto Moravia
Armando Palacio Valdés (novel)
Roberto de Ribón
Mario Soldati
StarringGermaine Montero
Rafael Rivelles
Juan de Landa
Music byFederico Moreno Torroba
CinematographyFrancesco Izzarelli
Jan Stallich
Augusto Tiezzi
Edited byMario Bonotti
Producciones Hispánicas
Società Anonima Finanziamento Industrie Cinematografiche
Release date
15 January 1940

The film's sets were designed by Guido Fiorini.



  1. ^ Bentley p.82


  • Bentley, Bernard. A Companion to Spanish Cinema. Boydell & Brewer 2008.

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