Dark Illness

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Il male oscuro
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Directed by Mario Monicelli
Produced by Giovanni Di Clemente
Written by Giuseppe Berto (novel)
Mario Monicelli, Suso Cecchi d'Amico, Tonino Guerra
Starring Giancarlo Giannini
Music by Nicola Piovani
Cinematography Carlo Tafani
Edited by Ruggero Mastroianni
Distributed by Clemi Film
Release date
  • 1990 (1990)
Running time
113 minutees
Country Italy
Language Italian

Il male oscuro (internationally released as Dark Illness and The Obscure Illness) is a 1990 Italian drama film directed by Mario Monicelli. It is based on the novel with the same name written by Giuseppe Berto. For this film Monicelli was awarded with a David di Donatello for Best Director.[1]

Plot summary[edit]

Calabria. Giuseppe Marchi is an Italian screenwriter who aspires to become a great novelist. However, he has deep psychological problems...



  1. ^ Enrico Lancia. I premi del cinema. Gremese Editore, 1998. ISBN 88-7742-221-1. 

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