The Stranger (1967 film)

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The Stranger
Visconti the stranger.jpg
Directed by Luchino Visconti
Produced by Dino De Laurentiis
Written by Luchino Visconti
Suso Cecchi d'Amico
Albert Camus (novel)
Starring Marcello Mastroianni
Anna Karina
Bernard Blier
Georges Wilson
Release date
14 October 1967
Running time
104 minutes
Country Italy
Language French/Italian

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]


Main article: The Stranger (novel)

Mersault's friend Sintès beats his girlfriend and is sued by her. At court Mersault testifies to his friend's advantage. Sintès is off the hook but now the girl'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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