| 7.9/10 |
7 October 1959 (Italy)
| Vittorio De SicaHannes Messemer|
September 1959 (1959-09) (VIFF)7 October 1959 (1959-10-07)
Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay
Vittorio De Sica, Sandra Milo, Hannes Messemer, Giovanna Ralli, Vittorio Caprioli
Vittorio De Sica movies, Directed by Roberto Rossellini, Movies about Italy
General della Rovere (Italian: Il generale Della Rovere) is a 1959 Italian film directed by Roberto Rossellini. The film is based on a novel by Indro Montanelli which was in turn based on a true story.
The film tells the story of a petty thief (played by Vittorio De Sica) who is hired by the Nazis to impersonate an Italian resistance leader, General della Rovere, and infiltrate a group of resistance prisoners in a Milan prison.Vittorio De Sica: Vittorio Emanuele Bardone/GrimaldiHannes Messemer: SS Col. MüllerVittorio Caprioli: Aristide BanchelliGiovanna Ralli: ValeriaSandra Milo: OlgaMaria Greco: Madama VeraHerbert Fischer: German sergeantAnne Vernon: Clara FassioFranco Interlenghi: Antonio PasqualiIvo Garrani: Partisan ChiefLinda Veras: German Attendant
The film won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival.
General Della Rovere Wikipedia