The Master and Margaret (1972 film)

The Master and Margaret (Serbo-Croatian: Мајстор и Маргарита, Majstor i Margarita, Italian: Il maestro e Margherita), is a 1972 Italian-Yugoslav film directed by Aleksandar Petrović, loosely based on Mikhail Bulgakov's 1940 novel The Master and Margarita, although it mainly focuses on the parts of the novel set in 1920s Moscow.[1]

The Master and Margarita
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The Master and Margareth (1972)
Directed byAleksandar Petrović
Written byBarbara Alberti
Amedeo Pagani
Aleksandar Petrović
Roman Wingarten
Mikhail Bulgakov (Novel)
Produced byArrigo Colombo
StarringUgo Tognazzi
Mimsy Farmer
Alain Cuny
Bata Živojinović
Pavle Vuisić
Fabijan Šovagović
Ljuba Tadić
Taško Načić
Danilo Stojković
CinematographyRoberto Gerardi
Edited byMihailo Ilić
Music byEnnio Morricone
Release date
  • 1972 (1972)
Running time
95 minutes
CountryItaly / Yugoslavia

It won the Big Golden Arena for Best Film, with Bata Živojinović picking up the Golden Arena for Best Actor at the 1972 Pula Film Festival,[2] and was selected as the Yugoslav entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 45th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.[3]


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  1. ^ Fountain, Clarke. "The Master and Margaret > Overview - AllMovie". Allmovie. Retrieved 22 May 2010.
  2. ^ "19. Festival igranog filma u Puli" (in Croatian). Pula Film Festival. Retrieved 21 May 2010.
  3. ^ Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

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