The Avenger (1962 film)

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The Avenger
The Avenger FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed by Giorgio Venturini
Produced by
Screenplay by
  • Ugo Liberatore
  • Luigi Mangini
  • Arrigo Montanari
  • Nino Stresa
  • Albert Band
  • Giuseppe Abbrecia[1]
Based on Aeneis
by Publius Vergilius Maro
Starring
Music by Giovanni Fusco[1]
Cinematography Angelo Lotti[1]
Edited by Antonietta Zita[1]
Production
companies
  • Mercury Films
  • La Societe des Films Sirius
  • CICC
  • Avala Film[2]
Release date
  • 28 November 1962 (1962-11-28) (Italy)
Running time
95 minutes[2]
Country
  • Italy
  • France
  • Yugoslavia[2]

The Avenger (Italian: La leggenda di Enea, lit. 'The Legend of Aeneas') is a 1962 film directed by Giorgio Venturini.


Plot summary[edit]

Aeneas leads escaped survivors of the Trojan war to new land in Italy. Based on Virgil's The Aeneid.

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Release[edit]

The Avenger was released in Italy on 28 November 1962 with a running time of 95 minutes.[1] It was released in the United States on June 1965 with a 105 minute running time.[1]

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Sources[edit]

  • Kinnard, Roy; Crnkovich, Tony (2017). Italian Sword and Sandal Films, 1908-1990. McFarland. ISBN 1476662916. 

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