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Sicilian Uprising (1949)
"Vespro siciliano" (original title)

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A story from the historic uprising of 1282 known as the War of the Sicilian Vespers (since it began during the evening prayer service of vespers on Easter Monday of that year). Sicily is in... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Marina Berti ...
Clara Calamai ...
Elena Di Caltabellotta
Roldano Lupi ...
Giovanni Da Procida
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Steve Barclay ...
Cap. Droet
Paul Muller ...
Carlo D'angio'
Ermanno Randi ...
Ruggero
Aldo Silvani ...
Tommaso
Carlo Tamberlani ...
Abate Di Santo Spirito
Aroldo Tieri ...
Governatore Di Palermo
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A story from the historic uprising of 1282 known as the War of the Sicilian Vespers (since it began during the evening prayer service of vespers on Easter Monday of that year). Sicily is in a state of unrest under the French rule of Charles of Anjou. Elena di Paterno is betrothed to Salerno gentleman Giovanni da Procida, but she is being forced by the wishes of King Charles to marry the Governor of Palermo. Giovanni returns from exile and from behind the scenes plans a revolt. Pursued by the Governor's men-at-arms under the command of Captain Droet, Giovanni takes refuge in the home of Tommaso, a miller. Captain Droet, meanwhile, meets Laura, the miller's beautiful daughter, with whom he falls in love. But Laura intends to marry a local fisherman, so with the help of both the Abbott of the Church of the Holy Ghost and the Governor's wife, she seeks to hasten the wedding. To thwart her plans Droet lays a trap for the miller who is arrested as a rebel. Tommaso is then fatally wounded in... Written by Jim Marshall

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25 October 1950 (Portugal)  »

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Le chevalier de la révolte  »

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Edited into Lo schermo a tre punte (1995) See more »

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