The Innocent (1976 film)
|Directed by||Luchino Visconti|
|Produced by||Giovanni Bertolucci|
|Written by||Suso Cecchi d'Amico
|Music by||Franco Mannino|
|Cinematography||Pasqualino De Santis|
|Editing by||Ruggero Mastroianni|
|Release dates||18 May 1976 (Italy)
11 January 1979 (USA)
|Running time||125 Min|
Tullio Hermil (Giancarlo Giannini) is a wealthy Roman married to Giuliana (Laura Antonelli) but lives a double sexual life with a possessive and aristocratic mistress (Jennifer O'Neill). However, his interest in his wife Guliana is rekindled when he sees Guliana being really happy after she has begun a love affair too. Guliana's lover Filippo d'Aborio dies while she's pregnant with his child. Tullio tries to reconnect with Guliana but he cannot cope with knowing that her child is from another man. So he decides to kill the child.
- The soundtrack includes Rondò Alla Turca by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and the aria, Che farò senza Euridice from Christoph Willibald Gluck's Orfeo ed Euridice.
- Visconti wanted Alain Delon and Romy Schneider for the starring roles.
- David di Donatello
- Winner: Best Music (Migliore Musica) - Franco Mannino
- "L'Innocent". unifrance.org. Retrieved 2014-02-28.
- L'innocente at the Internet Movie Database
- The Innocent at AllMovie
- "L'Innocente" Nouveau Entertainment Ltd - Region 2- PAL
- Great French site about Visconti
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