Drama set in the Italian city of Ferrara in the late 1930s, adapted from the novel by Giorgio Bassani. In the estate grounds of wealthy Jewish family, the Finzi-Continis, brother and sister Alberto (Helmut Berger) and Micol (Dominique Sanda) and their friends, Giorgio (Lino Capolicchio) and Bruno (Fabio Testi), play tennis and enjoy relaxing afternoons. Away from the seclusion and safety of the estate, however, fascism is on the rise...
Based on the novel by Giorgio Bassani.
Starring: Lino Capolicchio, Dominique Sanda, Helmut Berger, Fabio Testi, Romolo Valli, Camillo Cesarei, Inna Alexeievna, Katina Morisani, Barbara Pilavin, Michael Berger
Cinematographer: Ennio Guarnieri
Directed by: Vittorio de Sica
Music by: Manuel De Sica
Produced by: Artur Brauner, Gianni Hecht Lucari, Arthur Cohn
Written by: Vittorio Bonicelli, Ugo Pirro
Interview with star Lino Capolicchio , Interview with screenwriter Ugo Pirro , Interview with composer Manuel De Sica , Original Trailer, A comprehensive booklet
Release Date: 08 August 2011
Certificate: 12 - Suitable for Persons Aged 12 or Over
Sound: Dolby Digital
Running Time: 90 minutes
Production Year: 1970
Main Language: English