The Stranger (1967 film)

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The Stranger
Visconti the stranger.jpg
Directed byLuchino Visconti
Produced byDino De Laurentiis
Written byLuchino Visconti
Suso Cecchi d'Amico
Albert Camus (novel)
StarringMarcello Mastroianni
Anna Karina
Bernard Blier
Georges Wilson
Release date
14 October 1967
Running time
104 minutes
Meursault behind bars - The Stranger.jpg
Anna Karina (Marie) and Marcello Mastroianni (Meursault)
Marcello Mastroianni (Meursault)

The Stranger (Italian: Lo straniero) is a 1967 film by Italian film director Luchino Visconti, based on Albert Camus' novel L'Étranger, with Marcello Mastroianni.[1]


Mersault's friend Raymond beats his girlfriend and is sued by her. In court, Mersault testifies to his friend's advantage. Raymond is off the hook, but now his girlfriend's male relatives stalk Mersault. He shoots one of them and ends up in prison.



Alain Delon was originally announced for the lead.[2]


  1. ^ "NY Times: The Stranger". NY Retrieved 2009-03-22.
  2. ^ The Devils' Get a Movie Angel By A.H. WEILER. New York Times (1923-Current file) [New York, N.Y] 21 Nov 1965: X11.

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