The Pirate's Dream

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The Pirate's Dream
Il pirata sono io (1940 Film).jpg
Italian theatrical release poster
Directed by Mario Mattoli
Produced by Liborio Capitani
Written by Mario Mattoli
Vittorio Metz
Starring Erminio Macario
Cinematography Aldo Tonti
Edited by Mario Serandrei
Release date
  • 20 October 1940 (1940-10-20)
Running time
75 minutes
Country Italy
Language Italian

The Pirate's Dream (Italian: Il pirata sono io!) is a 1940 Italian film directed by Mario Mattoli and starring Erminio Macario.[1]


In Santa Cruz, in the second half of the eighteenth century. The Governor of the island, to ingratiate himself with the Viceroy, contrives to make assaulting the island from a mock pirate ship and, with a mock battle, defeat the aggressors and throw them back into the sea. The trouble is that the pirates really come...



  1. ^ Andrea Minuz. Political Fellini: Journey to the End of Italy. Cambridge University Press, 2015, p. 12. ISBN 9781782388203. 

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