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A Magnificent Haunting (2012) More at IMDbPro »Magnifica presenza (original title)


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Release Date:
16 March 2012 (Italy) See more »
The only dream of Pietro is to become a famous actor. 28 year-old Pietro is so obsessed with becoming... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Elio Germano ... Pietro

Margherita Buy ... Lea Marni

Vittoria Puccini ... Beatrice Marni
Beppe Fiorello ... Filippo Apollonio (as Giuseppe Fiorello)
Paola Minaccioni ... Maria

Cem Yilmaz ... Yusuf Antep

Andrea Bosca ... Luca Veroli
Claudia Potenza ... Elena Masci
Ambrogio Maestri ... Ambrogio Dardini
Matteo Savino ... Ivan
Bianca Nappi ... Mina
Monica Nappo ... Olga
Massimiliano Gallo ... Dottor Cuccurullo
Giorgio Marchesi ... Massimo
Gea Martire ... Gea
Gianluca Gori ... Ennio

Loredana Cannata ... Casting #1
Alessandro Giuggioli ... Casting #2
Eleonora Bolla ... Carlotta
Lucrezia Valia ... Lou

Daniele Luchetti ... Regista
Alessandro Roja ... Paolo
Platinette ... Badessa (as Mauro Coruzzi)
Anna Proclemer ... Livia Morosini
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Eugenia Costantini ... Ex inquilina (uncredited)

Directed by
Ferzan Ozpetek 
Writing credits
Ferzan Ozpetek (written by) and
Federica Pontremoli (written by)

Produced by
Domenico Procacci .... producer
Original Music by
Pasquale Catalano 
Cinematography by
Maurizio Calvesi 
Film Editing by
Walter Fasano 
Casting by
Pino Pellegrino 
Production Design by
Andrea Crisanti 
Art Direction by
Carlo Rescigno 
Set Decoration by
Lily Pungitore (chief set decorator)
Costume Design by
Alessandro Lai 
Makeup Department
Armido Pezzato .... hair stylist
Ermanno Spera .... makeup artist (makeup artist)
Production Management
Roberto Leone .... unit manager
Gianluca Leurini .... production manager
Monica Verzolini .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Alberto Caviglia .... second assistant director
Giovanni Galassi .... second assistant director
Gianluca Mazzella .... assistant director
Art Department
Laura Boni .... assistant art director
Glauco Isidori .... head painter
Erminio Lauri .... digital art assistant
Antonio Murer .... set dresser
Bianca Pezzati .... graphic design
Sound Department
Paolo Amici .... sound effects editor
Italo Cameracanna .... foley artist
Cristiano Ciccone .... sound re-recording mixer assistant
Fabio Conca .... sound mixer assistant
Giuseppe D'Amato .... dialogue editor
Antonio Giannantonio .... dialogue editor
Marco Grillo .... sound
Roberto Moroni .... sound re-recording mixer
Daniele Quadroli .... sound effects editor
David Quadroli .... sound effects editor
Fabrizio Quadroli .... sound effects editor
Visual Effects by
Enrico Barone .... visual effects coordinator: Chromatica
Rodin Alper Bingol .... digital effects artist
Stefano Camberini .... digital cleaning
Luca Della Grotta .... digital artist: Chromatica
Rodolfo Migliari .... visual effects supervisor: Chromatica
Stefano Valente .... digital compositor: Chromatica
Camera and Electrical Department
Luigi Andrei .... camera operator
Roberto Bianchi .... electrician
Emanuele Cipriani .... electrician
Romolo Eucalitto .... still photographer
Alias Gallione .... assistant camera
Emanuele Leurini .... first assistant camera
Lele Leurini .... first assistant camera
Elena Sani .... video controller
Alberto Viscardi .... second assistant camera
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Monica Gaetani .... assistant costume designer
Lior Ozan .... assistant costume designer
Lior Ozan .... wardrobe assistant
Editorial Department
Silvia De Rose .... assistant editor
Music Department
Giuseppe Sasso .... music coordinator
Giuseppe Sasso .... musical director
Giuseppe Sasso .... score coordinator
Other crew
Giorgia Passarelli .... production coordinator
Andrea Piria .... production accountant
Antonia Tammaro .... assistant production accountant
Claudio Zampetti .... production supervisor

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Magnifica presenza" - Italy (original title)
"Magnificent Presence" - International (English title) (informal literal title)
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105 min
Aspect Ratio:
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8 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
an absorbing and magical historical rumination, 3 August 2012
Author: cskoog from Ireland

This is the work of a mature storyteller who understands how to use film and music to lead the viewer into unusual and surprising places. There is much to delight an audience here, from subtle crossings and recrossings of genre boundaries, to moments of humor of an almost metaphysical dimension, to serious offerings of perspective on time, mortality, and history. I enjoyed particularly the way the filmmaker genially hoodwinks the viewer step by step into assenting to a story that becomes increasingly less predictable at the same time that its dependence on a sort of half-magical realism becomes more and more firmly established. The film does have an evident homoerotic subtext, and perhaps cultural 'flavor', but in a way that (for a change) does not limit its appeal. Rather, it reaches toward a kind universality that puts it in company with works of art that are for everyone whose heart and mind are in working order.

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