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Director  Emimmo Salvi
Costume design  Augusta Morelli
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Country  Italy
4.6/10 IMDb

Music director  Marcello Giombini
Genres  Fantasy, Action Film
Language  Italian
Vulcan, Son of Giove movie poster
Cast  Iloosh Khoshabe (Vulcan), Gordon Mitchell (Pluto), Bella Cortez (Etna), Roger Browne (Mars), Annie Gorassini (Venus), Furio Meniconi (Jupiter)
Writer  Benito Ilforte, Ambrogio Molteni, Emimmo Salvi, Emimmo Salvi, Gino Stafford
Release date  1962
Similar movies  Star Trek, Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, Pompeii, Sheba and the Gladiator, The Last Gladiator, Hercules, Prisoner of Evil

Vulcan, Son of Giove (Vulcano, figlio di Giove) is a 1962 Italian fantasy-adventure film directed and co-written by Emimmo Salvi in his directorial debut. At the time of his death in 1989 he was preparing a film on Zeus. The film is also known as Vulcan Son of Jupiter (American TV title). The film was partly shot in Iran.

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Plot summary

Following a dispute between Jupiter and Mars the latter ascends to Earth. Together with Venus he instructs the Thracians how to erect a castle which is supposed to become more beautiful than Mount Olympus. Jupiter assigns Vulcan and Etna to find Mars. Eventually the Thracians capture Etna and torture her. Vulcan saves her life and incites the slaves of the Thracians into an uprising. Mars und Venus try to return to Olympus but Jupiter sends Vulcan back to Earth to be with Etna.

Cast

  • Iloosh Khoshabe as Vulcan (billed as Rod Flash)
  • Gordon Mitchell as Pluto
  • Bella Cortez as Etna
  • Roger Browne as Mars
  • Annie Gorassini as Venus
  • Furio Meniconi as Jupiter
  • Omero Gargano as Neptune
  • Isarco Ravaioli as Mercurius
  • Liliana Zagra as Nymph
  • Salvatore Furnari as Geo the midget
  • Ugo Sabetta as Milos, King of the Thracians
  • Edda Ferronao as Erida, Goddess of Hate
  • Yonne Scirè as Juno - Jupiter's Wife
  • Amedeo Trilli
  • Paolo Pieri
  • Reception

    The film's romantic scenes have been dismissed as lacking chemistry.

    Biography

  • Hughes, Howard (2011). Cinema Italiano - The Complete Guide From Classics To Cult. London - New York: I.B.Tauris. ISBN 978-1-84885-608-0. 
  • References

    Vulcan, Son of Giove Wikipedia
    Vulcan, Son of Giove IMDb Vulcan, Son of Giove themoviedb.org


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