For the Love of Mariastella

For the Love of Mariastella (Italian: Malacarne, also known as Turi della tonnara) is a 1946 Italian melodrama film written and directed by Pino Mercanti. Based on a story of the Sicilian writer Giuseppe Zucca, it was mainly shot in the tonnara of Castellammare del Golfo, with some scenes shot in the tonnaras of Scopello and of San Vito Lo Capo.[1][2] It is considered as a progenitor of pink neorealism.[3] .

For the Love of Mariastella
Directed byPino Mercanti
Produced byO.F.S. Palermo
Screenplay byPino Mercanti
Giuseppe Zucca
Natale Di Cristina
Story byGiuseppe Zucca
Ovidio Imara
StarringOtello Toso
CinematographyGiuseppe La Torre
Edited byMario Serandrei
Release date
  • 1946 (1946)
LanguageItalian

Plot

Cast

References

  1. Roberto Chiti; Roberto Poppi; Enrico Lancia. Dizionario del cinema italiano: I film. Gremese, 1991. ISBN 8876055487.
  2. Stefano Beccastrini. Idea di un'isola: viaggio cinematografico nell'ambiente naturale e culturale della Sicilia. Aska, 2005. ISBN 8875420572.
  3. Umberto Cantone (14 December 2014). "Pino Mercanti, palermitano di cappa e spada". La Repubblica. Retrieved 27 June 2015.


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