Film

Lettere di una novizia

(Letters by a Novice)

Retrospettiva: Alberto Lattuada

Italy, France  ·  1960  ·  35 mm  ·  Black and White  ·  88'  ·  o.v. French Version

Screening

Saturday 7 | 8 | 2021, 11:30  ·  GranRex

Introduced by Frédéric Bonnaud

A novice is questioned by her spiritual advisor, which reveals a snake pit within her family. “I was struck by the veil of Catholic hypocrisy in the Venetian small towns. How they would cover up a crime to save a family’s honor”. (A. Lattuada)

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Director

Alberto Lattuada

Cast

Pascale Petit, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Massimo Girotti

Producer

Carlo Ponti

Cinematography

Roberto Gerardi

Editing

Leo Catozzo

Music

Roberto Nicolosi

Screenplay adapted by

Alberto Lattuada, Enrico Medioli, Giuseppe Patroni Griffi, Roger Vailland

Based on a literary work by

Guido Piovene

Production

Euro International Films

Les Films Agiman

Les Films Modernes


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