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The Assassin
Cannes Classics - Restored Prints

L'ASSASSINO

(The Assassin)

Directed by : Elio PETRI

Year of production : 1961 Country : ITALY, FRANCE Length : 98 minutes

Synopsis

Alfredo Martelli is a wicked and despicable man. He is an antique-dealer and he does not miss a chance to achieve financial success. One fine morning the police break in his apartment and bring him to the police station: he is accused of the murder of Adalgisa de Matteis, an ex-mistress of his, who was involved in his business. During the long and painful interrogation, Alfredo remembers some obscure fragments of his past.

Credits

Elio PETRI - Director

Elio PETRI - Script / Dialogue

Tonino GUERRA - Script / Dialogue

Pasquale FESTA CAMPANILE - Script / Dialogue

Carlo DI PALMA - Cinematography

Piero PICCIONI - Music

Ruggero MASTROIANNI - Film Editor

Casting

Marcello MASTROIANNI - Nello Poletti

Micheline PRESLE - Adalgisa De Matteis

Cristina GAIONI - Antonella Nogara

Salvo RANDONE - Palumbo

Andrea CHECCHI - Morelli

Photo du Film

Contacts

Production

VIDES CINEMATOGRAFICA / SGC / TITANUS -

International press

CINETECA DI BOLOGNA - www.cinetecadibologna.it - PATRIZIA MINGHETTI - cinetecaufficiostampa@comune.bologna.it

Cannes Classics Released on Elio PETRI

L'ASSASSINO

Alfredo Martelli is a wicked and despicable man. He is an antique-dealer and he does not miss a chance to achieve financial success. One fine morning...
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