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June 1968 (USA) See more »
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The story of the relationship between David the slayer of Goliath and Saul the King of the Israelites. | Add synopsis »
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Directed by
Marcello Baldi 
 
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Marcello Baldi 
Emilio Cordero  story
Tonino Guerra 
Ottavio Jemma 
Flavio Niccolini 
A. Rubio Fuentes 

Produced by
Emilio Cordero .... co-producer
Toni Di Carlo .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
Teo Usuelli 
 
Cinematography by
Marcello Masciocchi 
Juan Ruiz Romero 
 
Film Editing by
Giuliana Attenni 
 
Art Direction by
Sigfrido Burmann 
Ottavio Scotti 
 
Costume Design by
Giorgio Desideri 
 
Production Management
José María Alonso Pesquera .... production manager
 
Stunts
Miguel Pedregosa .... stunts
 
Music Department
Alberto Zedda .... conductor
 
Other crew
Clement Lister .... dialogue director
 

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Also Known As:
"Sibling Rivalry" - USA (TV title)
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Runtime:
Spain:119 min | USA:105 min
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)

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5 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Less popular telling of King David peculiar,,,, 16 May 2007
Author: mtr0118 from Brandon, Florida

This Italian produced film about the young life of David and his relation with King Saul is not precise to the Old Testament, but nevertheless shows very movingly how King Saul's reign and life got tarnished by his own deviance and popularity growing on David's side. Norman Wooland's performance of Saul seems pitiful comparing to the Bible account and future performances by Anthony Quayle and Edward Woodward. It was nice to see that the actors used Jehovah's name through out the picture and also Antonio Mayans in a beautiful performance as Jonathan. He seemed to be good for biblical films especially after portraying St. John in King of Kings two years earlier. Gianni Garko didn't do so bad as David since the Bible does say that David was red haired, comparing with Richard Gere,Keith Michell and Jeff Chandler's portrayal.

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