Resurrection (1931 Italian film)

Resurrection (Italian: Resurrectio) is a 1931 Italian drama film directed by Alessandro Blasetti and starring Lia Franca, Daniele Crespi and Venera Alexandescu. The film was the first Italian sound film to be made, but the studio held it back from release and another production by the company The Song of Love was the first film to be released.[1] The film's production was troubled and it was not a commercial success.

Directed byAlessandro Blasetti
Written byAlessandro Blasetti
StarringLia Franca
Daniele Crespi
Venera Alexandescu
Olga Capri
Music byAmedeo Escobar
CinematographyCarlo Montuori
Edited byIgnazio Ferronetti
Alessandro Blasetti
Distributed bySocietà Anonima Stefano Pittaluga
Release date
30 May 1931
Running time
65 minutes


A musical conductor plans to commit suicide after being abandoned by his lover. However, after saving a young boy from being run over and meeting a young woman who he falls in love with, he decides to live again.



  1. Moliterno p.84


  • Verdone, Luca. I film di Alessandro Blasetti. Gremese Editore, 1989.

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