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The Leopard
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IL GATTOPARDO

(The Leopard)

Directed by : Luchino VISCONTI

Year of production : 1963 Country : ITALY Length : 185 minutes

Synopsis

When Giuseppe Garibaldi disembarked in Sicily, the family of Don Fabrizio, Prince of Salina, settles in his country mansion in Donnafugata. During the trip, Tancredi, the Prince’s favorite nephew, courts his cousin Concetta just for the sake of it. The girl asks father Perrone, priest of Donnafugata and spiritual counselor of the whole family, to inquire her father whether she could marry Tancredi. However, the Prinece refuses to give his consent. Moreover, Tancredi is in love with Angelica, the daughter of Donnafugata’s Mayor. Against his will, the Prince accepts the circumstances and at the elections his vote goes in favor of the Unity of Italy and against the Bourbon princes. Tancredi leaves to join his regiment and he writes his uncle to ask for Angelica Sedara’s hand. The Prince meets

Credits

Luchino VISCONTI - Script / Dialogue

Luchino VISCONTI - Director

Pasquale FESTA CAMPANILE - Script / Dialogue

Suso CECCHI D'AMICO - Script / Dialogue

Enrico MEDIOLI - Script / Dialogue

Massimo FRANCIOSA - Script / Dialogue

Giuseppe ROTUNNO - Cinematography

Mario GARBUGLIA - Set decorator

Nino ROTA - Music

Mario SERANDREI - Film Editor

Casting

Burt LANCASTER - Don Fabrizio Corbera, Prince of Salina

Claudia CARDINALE - Angelica Sedara

Alain DELON - Tancredi Falconeri

Giuliano GEMMA

Rina MORELLI

Mario GIROTTI

Paolo STOPPA

Brook FULLER

Romolo VALLI

Photo du Film

Contacts

Production

TITANUS / S.N. PATHE CINEMA / S.G.C. -

Distribution

PATHE DISTRIBUTION - T: +33 (0)1 71 72 30 00 - www.pathedistribution.com

French press

THE FILM FOUNDATION - T: +33 6 14 70 29 02 - www.film-foundation.org - MARGARET BODDE, JENNIFER AHN - mbodde@film-foundation.org / jahn@film-foundation.org

International press

THE FILM FOUNDATION - T: +1 212 258 0860 - www.film-foundation.org - ALLISON NIEDERMEIER - allisonn@film-foundation.org

Cannes Classics Released on Luchino VISCONTI

IL GATTOPARDO

When Giuseppe Garibaldi disembarked in Sicily, the family of Don Fabrizio, Prince of Salina, settles in his country mansion in Donnafugata. During the...
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