LA CHARTREUSE DE PARME

 

THE CHARTERHOUSE OF PARMA | DIE KARTAUSE VON PARMA
Directed by Christian-Jaque
Starring : Renée Faure, Maria Casarès, Gérard Philipe

 

1947 | 166’ | B&W | OV French | French classic | DCP
Film restored in 2007
Subtitles : English, German
Rights : International (except Italian-speaking territories & Japan)

 

1815. Fabrizio’s soldiering dreams of glory are quickly dashed when Napoleon suffers defeat at Waterloo. Returning to Italy, the young idealist is branded a traitor and imprisoned. Gina, the Duchess Sanseverina becomes the Prime minister’s mistress in order to save Fabrizio from execution and gain his love. But Fabrizio is already in love with his jailer’s daughter, Clelia.

 

Based on the novel of the same name by Stendhal

 

Locarno Film Festival, Best Cinematography, 1948

 

(Trailer)

Category

Classic