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Monica Vitti | Tosca

Film Notes

Original Title: La Tosca

Country, year: Italia, 1973
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Duration: 104′
Color: colore
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Director: Luigi Magni

Cast: Monica Vitti, Gigi Proietti, Umberto Orsini, Vittorio Gassman, Aldo Fabrizi, Fiorenzo Fiorentini, Gianni Bonagura, Ninetto Davoli, Marisa Fabbri, Goffredo Pistoni, Alvaro Vitali, Gino Rocchetti, Franca Sciutto, Lorenzo Piani, Antonio Proietti

Screenplay: Luigi Magni

Photography: Franco Di Giacomo

Film editing: Ruggero Mastroianni

Music: Armando Trovajoli

Production: Quasars Film Company, UTI Produzioni Associate

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Premiere:

Screening info

  Location: Fondazione Banca del Monte di Lucca | Date: 02/10/2022 Time 15.00

Lungometraggio | –

Synopsis

To the St. Andrew’s Church in Rome comes a fugitive – Cesare Angelotti, former consul, who was sentenced to death for taking a part in a conspiracy against tyranny that rules the country. In further escape helps him his friend, young painter Mario Cavaradossi. A bit later the chief policeman Scarpia reaches the church. He notices the similarity between the portrait of Maria Magdalena, Cavaradossi has been working on, and Rome countess named Attavanti. Scarpia shows these details to Cavaradossi’s beloved – singer Tosca, what makes her jealous. Tosca gets to Cavaradossi’s house with Scarpia’s men. Chief of the police believes he will find the prisoner there, and… seduce Tosca he fell in love long before.


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