The Condemned of Altona (film)
|The Condemned of Altona|
|Directed by||Vittorio De Sica|
|Produced by||Carlo Ponti|
|Written by||Jean-Paul Sartre
|Music by||Nino Rota
|Box office||$1.1 million (US/ Canada)|
The Condemned of Altona (Italian: I sequestrati di Altona) is a 1962 Italian-French drama film directed by Vittorio De Sica. It is based on the play of the same name by Jean-Paul Sartre. For this film Vittorio De Sica won the David di Donatello for Best Director.
- Sophia Loren - Johanna
- Maximilian Schell - Franz
- Fredric March - Albrecht von Gerlach
- Robert Wagner - Werner von Gerlach
- Françoise Prévost - Leni von Gerlach
- Alfredo Franchi - Groundskeeper
- Lucia Pelella - Groundskeeper's wife
- Roberto Massa - Chauffeur
- Antonia Cianci - Maid
- Carlo Antonini - Police Official
- Armando Sifo - Policeman
- Osvaldo Peccioli - Cook
- Ekkehard Schall
Although the credits indicate music by Nino Rota, the music used in the film is from the third movement, "Eternal Memory," of the Symphony No. 11 ("Year 1905") by Dmitri Shostakovich.
- "Top Rental Features of 1963", Variety, 8 January 1964 p 71. Please note figures are rentals as opposed to total gross.
- Aubrey Solomon, Twentieth Century Fox: A Corporate and Financial History, Scarecrow Press, 1989 p229
- "The Condemned of Altona". NY Times. Retrieved 2010-09-08.
- Enrico Lancia. I premi del cinema. Gremese Editore, 1998. ISBN 8877422211.
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