Film

La mandragola

(The Mandrake)

Retrospettiva: Alberto Lattuada

Italy, France  ·  1965  ·  35 mm  ·  Black and White  ·  100'  ·  o.v. Italian

Screening

Tuesday 10 | 8 | 2021, 14:30  ·  GranRex

Free admission

A young cleric dreams of being with the beautiful wife of a notary. He poses as a doctor and suggests a remedy so the woman can have the child the husband desires. “Mandragola was a problematic text with state censorship and ecclesiastical authorities for years”. (A. Lattuada)

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Director

Alberto Lattuada

Cast

Rosanna Schiaffino, Philippe Leroy, Jean-Claude Brialy, Totò , Romolo Valli, Nilla Pizzi

Producer

Alfredo Bini

Cinematography

Tonino Delli Colli

Editing

Nino Baragli

Music

Gino Marinuzzi Jr.

Screenplay adapted by

Alberto Lattuada, Luca Magni, Stefano Strucchi

Based on a literary work by

Niccolò Machiavelli

Production

Arco Film

Compagnie Cinématographique de France

Print

CSC – Cineteca Nazionale
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