The Siege of the Alcazar

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  • Genre(s):DramaWar
  • Release year: 1940
  • Running time: 119 min
The Siege of the Alcazar or L'Assedio dell'Alcazar is a 1940 Italian war film directed by Augusto Genina about the famous episode Siege of the Alcázar during the Spanish Civil War set in Toledo, Spain. The film won the Mussolini Cup in Venice Film...read more

The Siege of the Alcazar or L'Assedio dell'Alcazar is a 1940 Italian war film directed by Augusto Genina about the famous episode Siege of the Alcázar during the Spanish Civil War set in Toledo, Spain. The film won the Mussolini Cup in Venice Film Festival for being the Best Italian Film. The film runs more in the Spanish dubbed version, it was restored by Filmoteca Española and released in DVD in Spain by Divisa Home Video. The film was shot in Cinecittà with Italian, French and Spanish actors. In the Italian version all three non-Italian actors (Mireille Balin, Rafael Calvo and Carlos Muñoz) spoke their lines in Italian. They were dubbed by Italian actors afterwards.

Original Release

08/20/1940

Cast

(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Augusto Genina

Writers

Augusto Genina, Alessandro De Stefani, Pietro Caporilli, Edoardo Anton, Ugo Betti

Cast

Producers

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