Dante's Inferno Animated
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|Dante's Inferno Animated|
|Directed by||Boris Acosta|
|Produced by||Boris Acosta|
by Dante Alighieri
|Music by||Aldo De Tata|
|Edited by||Angelo Acosta|
|Distributed by||Global Film Sales|
Dante's Inferno Animated is a 2D animation film produced and directed by Boris Acosta.
This film has two versions, narrated in English and recited in Italian. The Italian version is recited in primitive Italian and Dante Alighieri's own words as he wrote the poem.
Dante gets lost in a dark wood, his way is blocked and he is threatened by three beasts: a lion, a lynx and a she-wolf. Beatrice descends from Heaven into Limbo to ask the poet Virgil to go to Dante's rescue and guide him through Inferno and Purgatorio. The film depicts a chronological descent to the nine circles of hell by Dante and Virgil through the exit into Purgatorio.
Voice cast - English version
- Armand Mastroianni - Introduced by
- Eric Roberts - Dante
- Vincent Spano - Virgil
- Nia Peeples - Beatrice
- Shirly Brener - Entrance Encryption
- Jeff Conaway - Circles Introduction
- Helene Cardona - Francesca
- Sheena Colette - Fury Megaera
- Vanna Bonta - Fury Tisiphone
- Bonnie Morgan - Fury Alecto
- Eve Mauro - Female Demon
- Rico Simonini - Centaur Chiron
- Adrian Paul - Ulysses
- Jose Rosete - Count Ugolino
Voice cast - Italian Version
- Dino Di Durante - Introduced by
- Vittorio Gassman - Dante
- Silvia Colloca - Beatrice
- Vittorio Matteucci - Virgil
- Franco Nero - Circles Introduction
- Simona Caparrini - Francesca
- Veronica De Laurentiis - Fury - Tisiphone
- Maude Bonanni - Fury- Megaera
- Susanna Cappellaro - Fury- Alecto
- Gabriel Bologna - Demons
- Arnoldo Foa - Ulysses
- Marco Bonini - Guido da Montefeltro
- Mario Opinato - Count Ugolino
- The film is based on a collection of paintings by Dino Di Durante, a 72-piece art collection.
- The English version of this film was introduced as a work-in-progress at the Cannes Film Festival Short Film Corner 2010 - Dante's Hell Animated participation. The Italian version of this film was screened at the same festival in May 2012.
- "Screening of "Dante’s Inferno" and "Dante’s Hell" by Boris Acosta – Feb. 10". Fondazione Italia. February 9, 2015.
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