Attack of the Normans

Attack of the Normans (Italian: I normanni) is a 1962 Italian film set in England in the early 9th century. Viking incursions play a central role in the plot; "Normans" in the title is used in its original continental sense, meaning Viking.

Attack of the Normans
Directed byGiuseppe Vari
Screenplay byNino Stresa[1]
  • Galatea Film
  • Lyre Film[1]
Release date
  • 19 October 1962 (1962-10-19) (Europe)
Running time
89 minutes
  • Italy
  • France[1]

This film was written by Nino Stresa and directed by Giuseppe Vari.[2][3]



Attack of the Normans was released theatrically in Europe 19 October 1962.[1] On its release in the United States in 1963, the film was cut to 79 minutes.[1]


  1. Kinnard & Crnkovich 2017, p. 21.
  2. Mario Pecorari, Roberto Poppi. Dizionario del cinema italiano - I film - Vol.3. Gremese Editore, 1991.
  3. Massimo Bertarelli. Millecinquecento Film Da Evitare. Gremese Editore, 2003. ISBN 8884402646.


  • Kinnard, Roy; Crnkovich, Tony (2017). Italian Sword and Sandal Films, 1908-1990. McFarland. ISBN 1476662916.

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