Livia, The Wanton Contessa

Directed by: Luchino Visconti, Italy, 1954

Italy, 1954
Plakatmotiv Senso, © Lux Film, Roma

Cast and Credits

Production Lux Film, Roma
Producer Domenico Forges Davanzati
Domenico Forges Davanzati
Director Luchino Visconti
Scenario Suso Cecchi d'Amico
Luchino Visconti
Carl Alianello
Giorgio Bassani
Giorgio Prosperi
Tennessee Williams [Dialoge]
Paul Bowles [Dialoge]
Based on Camillo Boito [Novel]
Luchino Visconti
Suso Cecchi d'Amico
Director of Photography G.R. Aldo
Robert Krasker
Camera Assistant Giuseppe Rotunno
Composer Anton Bruckner [Symphonie Nr. 7]
Giuseppe Verdi [Il Trovatore]
Editor Mario Serandrei
Art Director Ottavio Scotti
Set Decoration Gino Brosio
Costume Design Marcel Escoffier
Marcel Escoffier
Cast Marcel Escoffier [Countess Livia Serpieri]
Farley Granger [Lt. Franz Mahler]
Heinz Moog [Count Serpieri]
Massimo Girotti [Marchese Roberto Ussoni]
Cristoforo de Hartungen [Venezianischer Commander]
Rina Morelli [Laura, la governante]
Christian Marquand [Ufficiale Boemo]
Tino Bianchi [Capitano Meucci]
Sergio Fantoni [Luca, un Patriota]
Marianna Leibl [Gattin des oesterr. Generals]
Marcella Mariani [Clara, la prostituta]
Ernst Nadherny [Comandante di piazza di Verona]
Goliarda Sapienza [Patriota]
Tonio Selwart [Colonello Kleist]

Technical specifications
Category: Feature Film
Technical Details: Format: 35 mm, 1:1,66 - Ratio: 1:1,66 - Color Technicolor,Length: 123 minutes
Sound System: mono
First Screening: December 30, 1954 in Italien
Szenenphoto aus Senso, © Lux Film, Roma

Szenenphoto aus Senso, © Lux Film, Roma
Reviews in German: "Grosse historische Kinotragödie mit Bildkompositionen von aussergewöhnlicher Schönheit. Der erste in Italien produzierte Farbfilm" (tele)
"Kino von der Kostbarkeit eines alten Gobelins... einer der schönsten Filme aller Zeiten" (tip, Berlin)
Szenenphoto aus Senso, © Lux Film, Roma

General Information

Senso is a motion picture produced in the year 1954 as a Italy production. The Film was directed by Luchino Visconti, with , Farley Granger, Heinz Moog, Massimo Girotti, Cristoforo de Hartungen, in the leading parts. We have currently no synopsis of this picture on file;

Szenenphoto aus Senso, © Lux Film, Roma

Bibliography - Rondolino G. - “Luchino Visconti” Ediz.UTET Torino 2003
- Giacomelli A. M. / Saitta I.- “Crisi dell’uomo e della società nei film di Visconti e di Antonioni” Ediz. Paoline Alba 1972
- Il Cinema Ritrovato Bologna 2009 Katalog, pg 93f
- Il Cinema Ritrovato, Bologna 2010, Katalog pg 104f

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