Vengeance (1958 film)

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La Venganza (1958 movie poster).jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Juan Antonio Bardem
Produced by Cesáreo González
Manuel J. Goyanes
Written by Juan Antonio Bardem
Starring Raf Vallone
Carmen Sevilla
Jorge Mistral
Manuel Alexandre
Fernando Rey
Narrated by Francisco Rabal
Music by Isidro B. Maiztegui
Cinematography Mario Pacheco
Edited by Margarita de Ochoa
Release date
Running time
122 minutes
Country Spain
Language Spanish

Vengeance (Spanish: La venganza) is a 1958 Spanish drama film directed by Juan Antonio Bardem. It was co-produced with Italy, starring Italian Raf Vallone. Francisco Rabal narrates the film. It was shown at the 1958 Cannes Film Festival[1] but not released in Spain until the following year. The film had serious troubles with Spanish censorship. Bardem even went to prison and it was an international scandal. It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.[2]


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  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Vengeance". Retrieved 2009-02-14. 
  2. ^ "The 31st Academy Awards (1959) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved 2011-10-27. 

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