Eugenia Grandet

Eugenia Grandet (also known as Eugenie Grandet) is a 1946 Italian historical drama film directed by Mario Soldati. It is based on the novel Eugénie Grandet by Honoré de Balzac.[1] The novel has been adapted into films on a number of occasions. The film's sets were designed by art director Gastone Medin.

Eugenia Grandet
Directed byMario Soldati
Produced byFerruccio De Martino
Written byHonoré de Balzac (novel)
Aldo De Benedetti
Mario Soldati
StarringAlida Valli
Music byRenzo Rossellini
Roman Vlad
CinematographyVáclav Vích
Edited byEraldo Da Roma
Excelsa Film
Distributed byMinerva Film
Release date
4 January 1947
Running time
100 minutes

The film entered the competition at the 7th Venice International Film Festival. For her performance Alida Valli won the Nastro d'Argento for Best Actress.[2] The film also won the Nastro d'Argento for Best Scenography.[2]



  1. Roberto Chiti; Roberto Poppi; Enrico Lancia. Dizionario del cinema italiano: I film. Gremese, 1991. ISBN 8876055487.
  2. Enrico Lancia. I premi del cinema. Gremese Editore, 1998. ISBN 8877422211.
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