The Condemned of Altona (film)

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The Condemned of Altona
The Condemned of Altona FilmPoster.jpeg
Film poster
Directed by Vittorio De Sica
Produced by Carlo Ponti
Written by Jean-Paul Sartre
Abby Mann
Cesare Zavattini
Starring Sophia Loren
Music by Nino Rota
Franco Ferrara
Cinematography Roberto Gerardi
Release dates
  • 30 October 1962 (1962-10-30)
Running time
114 minutes
Country Italy
Language English
Box office $1,100,000 (US/ Canada)[1][2]

The Condemned of Altona (Italian: I sequestrati di Altona) is a 1962 Italian-French drama film directed by Vittorio De Sica. It is based on the play of the same name by Jean-Paul Sartre.[3] For this film Vittorio De Sica won the David di Donatello for Best Director.[4]



  1. ^ "Top Rental Features of 1963", Variety, 8 January 1964 p 71. Please note figures are rentals as opposed to total gross.
  2. ^ Aubrey Solomon, Twentieth Century Fox: A Corporate and Financial History, Scarecrow Press, 1989 p229
  3. ^ "The Condemned of Altona". NY Times. Retrieved 2010-09-08. 
  4. ^ Enrico Lancia. I premi del cinema. Gremese Editore, 1998. ISBN 8877422211. 

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