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Dream of a Summer Night

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Directed by  Gabriele Salvatores
Written by  Gabriele Salvatores
Music by  Mauro Pagani
Produced by  Sergio Lentati
Starring  Alberto Lionello
Cinematography  Dante Spinotti

Dream of a Summer Night (Italian: Sogno di una notte d'estate, also spelled as Dream of a Summer's Night) is a 1983 Italian musical film written and directed by Gabriele Salvatores, at his directorial debut. Based on a rock musical directed by the same Salvatores, it is a musical adaptation of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. It was screened in the "De Sica" section at the 40th edition of the Venice International Film Festival.


  • Alberto Lionello as Theseus
  • Erika Blanc as Hippolyta
  • Luca Barbareschi as Lysander
  • Ferdinando Bruni as Puck
  • Flavio Bucci as Oberon
  • Alessandro Haber as Egeus
  • Giuseppe Cederna as Demetrius
  • Sabina Vannucchi as Helena
  • Gianna Nannini as Titania
  • Augusta Gori as Hermia
  • Renato Sarti as Quince
  • Elio De Capitani as Bottom
  • Cristina Crippa as Shout
  • Luca Toracca as Flute
  • Doris von Thury as Starveling
  • Claudio Bisio as Moth
  • Ida Marinelli as Eugenia
  • References

    Dream of a Summer Night Wikipedia