Caravaggio (1941 film)

Caravaggio (Italian:Caravaggio, il pittore maledetto) is a 1941 Italian historical drama film directed by Goffredo Alessandrini and starring Amedeo Nazzari, Clara Calamai and Lamberto Picasso. Nazzari portrays the painter Caravaggio as a wayward genius. It was one of his favourite screen roles.[1]

Directed byGoffredo Alessandrini
Produced byFrancesco Curato
Written byRiccardo Freda
Gherardo Gherardi
Ákos Tolnay
Bruno Valeri
Vittorio Verga
Goffredo Alessandrini
StarringAmedeo Nazzari
Clara Calamai
Lamberto Picasso
Nino Crisman
Music byRiccardo Zandonai
CinematographyAldo Tonti
Jan Stallich
Edited byGiancarlo Cappelli
Elica Film
Distributed byMinerva Film
Release date
6 February 1941
Running time
105 minutes

Main cast


  1. Gundle p.192


  • Gundle, Stephen. Mussolini's Dream Factory: Film Stardom in Fascist Italy. Berghahn Books, 2013.
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