Sicilian Uprising

Sicilian Uprising or Sicilian Vespers (Italian: Vespro siciliano) is a 1949 Italian historical drama film directed by Giorgio Pastina and starring Marina Berti, Clara Calamai and Roldano Lupi.[1] The film is set in 1282, showing the events leading up to the War of the Sicilian Vespers. It is based on the libretto of the Verdi opera I vespri siciliani, which was itself based on an earlier play written by Eugène Scribe and Charles Duveyrier.

Sicilian Uprising
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Directed byGiorgio Pastina
Produced byGiuseppe D'Angelo
Written byEugène Scribe (libretto)
Charles Duveyrier (libretto)
Fulvio Palmieri
StarringMarina Berti
Clara Calamai
Roldano Lupi
Paul Muller
Music byEnzo Masetti
Production
company
Epica
Safir
Distributed byFincine
Release date
1949
Running time
91 minutes
CountryItaly
LanguageItalian

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gesù p.315

BibliographyEdit

  • Gesù, Sebastiano. La Sicilia e il cinema. Giuseppe Maimone, 1993.
  • Aroldo Tieri e il Cinema. Pellegrini Editore, 2007.

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