Lasciate ogni speranza

Lasciate ogni speranza (transl.Abandon all hope) is a 1937 Italian comedy film directed by Gennaro Righelli and starring Antonio Gandusio, María Denis and Rosina Anselmi.[2]

Lasciate ogni speranza
Directed byGennaro Righelli
Screenplay by
Based onL'agonia di Schizzo
by Athos Setti
Music byCesare A. Bixio[1]
CinematographyCarlo Montuori[1]
Juventus Film[1]
Distributed byJuventus Film
Release date
  • October 1937 (1937-10)
Running time
84 minutes[1]




Raffaele Colamonici hired Riccardo Freda as the screenwriter for the film, adapting the play L'agonia di Schizzo by Athos Setti.[1][3] Freda would later dismiss the film and his other works of the era as "small comedies without any importance"[3] Freda stated he wrote the film with his friend Edoardo Antonelli.[3]


Lasciate ogni speranza was released on October 1937.[1]


  1. Curti 2017, p. 289.
  2. Goble 1999, p. 417.
  3. Curti 2017, p. 20.


  • Curti, Roberto (2017). Riccardo Freda: The Life and Works of a Born Filmmaker. McFarland. ISBN 1476628386.
  • Goble, Alan (1999). The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Walter de Gruyter.

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