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Italy, 1954
Director: Luchino Visconti
Producer: Domenico Forges Davanzati
Cast: Farley Granger, Alida Valli, Massimo Girotti
Screenwriter: Luchino Visconti, Suso Cecchi D'Amico
In collaboration with Carlo Alianello, Giorgio Bassani, Giorgio Prosperi, Tennessee Williams, Paul Bowles
Based on the novel by Camillo Boito
Cinematography: G.R. Aldo, Robert Krasker
Costumes: Marcel Escoffier, Piero Tosi
Genre: Drama, War, Romance
Color
Aspect Ratio: 1.37:1
Language: Italian and German with English subtitles
Running Time: 123 minutes

Synopsis:
Against the backdrop of the Italian-Austrian war of unification, troubled Countess Livia Serpieri (Alida Valli) betrays her country for the love of an Austrian rogue, Franz Mahler (Farley Granger). As her resources dwindle, Livia comes to realize that their love might not be as pure as she thought.

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