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Director  Goffredo Alessandrini
Duration  
Country  Italy
6.4/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama, History, War
Language  Italian
Cardinal Messias movie poster

Writer  Luigi Bernardi, Vittorio Cottafavi, Cesare Ludovici, Domenico Meccoli, Callisto V. Vanzin
Release date  31 August 1939
Music director  Licinio Refice, Mario Gaudiosi
Screenplay  Goffredo Alessandrini, Vittorio Cottafavi, Domenico Meccoli
Cast  Camillo Pilotto, Enrico Glori, Mario Ferrari, Amedeo Trilli, Berchè Zaitù Taclè, Ippolito Silvestri
Similar movies  Related Goffredo Alessandrini movies

Cardinal Messias (Italian:Abuna Messias) is a 1939 Italian historical drama film directed by Goffredo Alessandrini and starring Camillo Pilotto, Enrico Glori and Mario Ferrari. The film was awarded the Mussolini Cup at the 1939 Venice film festival. It portrays the life of Guglielmo Massaia, a nineteenth-century Italian known for his missionary work in the Ethiopian Empire.

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Cast

  • Camillo Pilotto as il cardinale Guglielmo Massaia, detto Abuna Messias
  • Enrico Glori as il re Menelik
  • Mario Ferrari as Abuna Atanasio
  • Amedeo Trilli as Ghebrà Selassié, il consigliere di Alem
  • Berché Zaitù Taclè as la principessa Alem
  • Ippolito Silvestri as il re Johannes
  • Francesco Sala as il marchese Antinori
  • Roberto Pasetti as padre Leone
  • Abd-el-Uad as il capo indigeno Abu Beker
  • Oscar Andriani as padre Reginaldo Giuliani
  • Corrado Racca as Camillo Benso, conte di Cavour
  • References

    Cardinal Messias Wikipedia
    Cardinal Messias IMDb Cardinal Messias themoviedb.org