Margaret of Cortona (film)

Margaret of Cortona (Italian: Margherita da Cortona) is a 1950 Italian historical drama film directed by Mario Bonnard and starring Maria Frau, Isa Pola and Galeazzo Benti.[1] It portrays the life of the thirteenth century saint Margaret of Cortona. The film's sets were designed by the art director Virgilio Marchi.

Margaret of Cortona
Directed byMario Bonnard
Produced byAlberto Manca
Written byCesare Ludovici
Edoardo Lulli
Nino Scolaro
Guglielmo Zorzi
Mario Bonnard
StarringMaria Frau
Isa Pola
Galeazzo Benti
Music byGiulio Bonnard
CinematographyLeonida Barboni
Edited byMario Bonnard
Release date
22 February 1950
Running time
100 minutes



  1. Scaraffia & Zarri p.299


  • Lucetta Scaraffia & Gabriella Zarri. Women and Faith: Catholic Religious Life in Italy from Late Antiquity to the Present. Harvard University Press, 1999.
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