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Giordano Bruno (1973)

Flying from his enemies in the Catholic Church, the free thinking philosopher, poet and scientist Giordano Bruno (1548-1600) has found some protection in Venice. But the Roman Inquisition, ... See full summary »

Director:

Giuliano Montaldo

Writers:

Lucio De Caro (story), Giuliano Montaldo (story) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gian Maria Volontè ... Giordano Bruno (as Gianmaria Volonte)
Hans Christian Blech ... Sartori
Mathieu Carrière ... Orsini
Renato Scarpa ... Fra Tragagliolo
Giuseppe Maffioli Giuseppe Maffioli ... Arsenalotto
José Quaglio José Quaglio
Mark Burns Mark Burns ... Bellarmino
Mario Bardella Mario Bardella
Massimo Foschi ... Fra Celestino
Corrado Gaipa Corrado Gaipa
Hans Caninenberg
Amerigo Alberani Amerigo Alberani
Charlotte Rampling ... Fosca
Pier Giovanni Anchisi Pier Giovanni Anchisi ... (as Piero Anghisi)
Giancarlo Badessi Giancarlo Badessi
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Flying from his enemies in the Catholic Church, the free thinking philosopher, poet and scientist Giordano Bruno (1548-1600) has found some protection in Venice. But the Roman Inquisition, fearing his influence in Europe, wants to bring him on trial for 'heresy'. Written by fa404748 (Gent, Belgium)

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Country:

Italy | France

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

29 November 1973 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Der Mönch von San Dominico See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)
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8 August 2004 | by accercelSee all my reviews

First of all, this movie is extremely boring. Secondly, it is hilariously absurd, lacks any brim of realism and is extremely poorly acted. Barbariously simplifying the life and the trial of Giordano Bruno, it practically says nothing at all about the personality and the ideas of this important scientist and philosopher. All that it offers are some garments supposedly (and most surely) belonging to that age and some stupid sentences uttered by all characters (of course, mainly by Giordano Bruno), suffocated by clichés and "philosophy" that one could hear daily in all sort of circumstances, all of them worse than mediocre. One of the worst movies I've ever seen (watching it three or four times a year would be more than incomprehensible)


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