Film

Antinea, l’amante della città sepolta

(Journey Beneath the Desert)

Retrospettiva Titanus

Italy, France  ·  1961  ·  35 mm  ·  Color  ·  88'  ·  o.v. English/Italian

Screening

Wednesday 13 | 8 | 2014, 23:30  ·  GranRex

Three geologists flying over the desert before a nuclear test are forced to land during a storm. Taken prisoner by the Tuareg, they are led to the legendary lost city of Atlantis, ruled over by the cruel Antinea. A bizarre mix of peplum meets sci-fi, with an international cast.

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Directors

Edgar G. Ulmer, Giuseppe Masini, Frank Borzage

Cast

Jean-Louis Trintignant, Haya Harareet, Georges Rivière, James Westmoreland, Amedeo Nazzari

Producer

Luigi Nannerini

Cinematography

Enzo Serafin

Music

Carlo Rustichelli

Screenplay adapted by

André Tabet, Remigio Del Grosso, Ugo Liberatore

Based on a literary work by

Pierre Benoît

Editing

Renato Cinquini

Production

Compagnia Cinematografica Mondiale (CCM)

Fidès

World Sales

Embassy Pictures

Titanus

Print

BFI (www.bfi.org.uk)