Malombra (1942 film)

Malombra is a 1942 Italian drama film directed by Mario Soldati and starring Isa Miranda, Andrea Checchi and Irasema Dilián. It is based on the novel Malombra by Antonio Fogazzaro,[1] which had previously been adapted into a 1917 silent film of the same title. It was made at Cinecittà with sets designed by Gino Brosio. It was produced by Riccardo Gualino's Lux Film.

Directed byMario Soldati
Written byAntonio Fogazzaro (novel)
Mario Bonfantini
Renato Castellani
Ettore Maria Margadonna
Mario Soldati
StarringIsa Miranda
Andrea Checchi
Irasema Dilián
Gualtiero Tumiati
Music byGiuseppe Rosati
CinematographyMassimo Terzano
Edited byGiovanni Paolucci
Gisa Radicchi Levi
Distributed byLux Film
Release date
17 December 1942
Running time
135 minutes

The film is a gothic melodrama, set in the castle on the edge of Lake Como during the Nineteenth century.



The movie was shot in the Villa Pliniana, Torno (Como). (Info by the Dizionario del Turismo Cinematografico)


  1. Gundle p.139


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