WriterAlexandre Dumas, Franco Riganti, Vittorio Mussolini, Gherardo Gherardi, Luigi Chiarelli Release date19 September 1942
Luisa Sanfelice is a 1942 Italian historical drama film directed by Leo Menardi and starring Laura Solari, Massimo Serato and Osvaldo Valenti. The film is an adaptation of a novel by Alexandre Dumas based on the story of Luisa Sanfelice (1764-1800) an Italian aristocrat executed in Naples by Ferdinand I for supporting a Republican attempt to overthrow him during the French Revolutionary Wars. Horatio Nelson and Lady Hamilton both feature prominently.
It was made at the Cinecittà Studios in Rome. One of the film's screenwriters was Vittorio Mussolini, the son of dictator Benito Mussolini, who was heavily involved in the Italian film industry. The film's sets were designed by Virgilio Marchi.
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Laura Solari as Luisa Sanfelice
Massimo Serato as Ferdinando Ferri
Osvaldo Valenti as Nelson
Carlo Ninchi as Il banchiere Gerardo Bacher
Hilde Sessak as Lady Hamilton
Stelio Carnabuci as Andrea Sanfelice - marito de Luisa