The Stranger (1967 film)

The Stranger (Italian: Lo straniero) is a 1967 film by Italian film director Luchino Visconti, based on Albert Camus's 1942 novel The Stranger, with Marcello Mastroianni.[1]

The Stranger
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Directed byLuchino Visconti
Screenplay byLuchino Visconti
Suso Cecchi d'Amico
Based onThe Stranger
Albert Camus
Produced byDino De Laurentiis
StarringMarcello Mastroianni
Anna Karina
Bernard Blier
Jacques Herlin
Georges Géret
Georges Wilson
CinematographyGiuseppe Rotunno
Music byPiero Piccioni
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
14 October 1967
Running time
104 minutes


Mersault's friend Raymond beats his girlfriend and is sued by her. In court, Mersault testifies to his friend's advantage. Raymond is off the hook, but now his girlfriend's male relatives stalk Mersault. He shoots one of them and ends up in prison.



Alain Delon was originally announced for the lead.[2]


  1. ^ The Stranger (1967) at the Wayback Machine (archived August 10, 2009)
  2. ^ A. H. WEILER (Nov 21, 1965). "The Devils' Get a Movie Angel". New York Times. p. X11.

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