The Betrothed

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The Betrothed

The Betrothed

Release Date: August 11, 1922

Year    :   1922
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   History, Drama, Romance
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Director    :   Mario Bonnard
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Writers    :   Alessandro Manzoni
RunTime    :   140 mins.

Based on the famous historical novel by Alessandro Manzoni, and set between 1628 and 1630 in Lombardy "northern Italy" during the Spanish domination, tells of the contrasted marriage between the two young textile workers Renzo and Lucia. The 1922 version is the most ambitious and spectacular film in all Italian silent cinema, with remarkable mass scenes and some images that triggered the censorship.

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