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La Chartreuse de Parme (1948)

Fabrice del Dongo, a young archbishop, gives his all to romance rather than to the Church, creating complications for everyone around. The Countess of San Severina, is but one of the women ... See full summary »

Director:

Christian-Jaque

Writers:

Stendhal (novel), Christian-Jaque (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Renée Faure Renée Faure ... Clelia Conti (as Renee Faure de la Comédie Française)
Lucien Coëdel Lucien Coëdel ... Rassi, le chef de la police (as Lucien Coedel)
Louis Salou ... Le prince Ernest IV
María Casares ... La duchesse Gina de San Severina (as Maria Casares)
Gérard Philipe ... Le marquis Fabrice del Dongo (as Gerard Philipe)
Tullio Carminati ... Le comte Mosca, le premier ministre
Aldo Silvani Aldo Silvani ... Le général Conti, gouverneur de la prison de Parme
Maria Michi ... Marietta
Claudio Gora ... Le marquis Crescenzi
Louis Seigner ... Grillo - le gardien de la Tour Farnese (as Louis Seigner Sociétaire de la Comédie Française)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mario Gallina Mario Gallina ... L'aubergiste
Albert Rémy
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Storyline

Fabrice del Dongo, a young archbishop, gives his all to romance rather than to the Church, creating complications for everyone around. The Countess of San Severina, is but one of the women who love him a la folie, spurring jealous retribution in high places from those who in turn want her. From his prison window, Fabrice falls in love with the jailer's daughter who takes a vow to the Virgin Mary to never see him again if his escape succeeds. Written by <cantor@creative.net>

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Drama | Romance

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Country:

France | Italy

Language:

French

Release Date:

21 February 1948 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Charterhouse at Parma See more »

Filming Locations:

Como, Lombardia, Italy See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The film was presented in Italy in two separate episodes, "L'ombra del patibolo" and "Amanti senza speranza". They were released respectively on 21st and 24th February 1948. See more »

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don't make them like that anymore ...
21 September 2018 | by constantinos-floSee all my reviews

Beautiful story developed patiently but rewarding, that takes you on a trip to the Renaissance Parma. The sets are stunning. The actors performance are amazingly balanced, avoiding over-dramatization.

What a beautiful and unpredictable ending yet fully justified. And the most haunting scene of the film at the end, inside the Italian church under the divine melodies of ave maria, the two lovers only looking at each other manage to express the deepest and most intense love .... An epic to not be missed.


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