Rita of Cascia (film)

Rita of Cascia (Italian: Rita da Cascia) is a 1943 Italian historical film directed by Antonio Leonviola and starring Elena Zareschi, Ugo Sasso and Beatrice Mancini.[1] It was made at the Titanus Studios in Rome. The film portrays the life of the Catholic saint Rita of Cascia.

Rita of Cascia
Directed byAntonio Leonviola
Written byCelestino Spada
Antonio Leonviola
StarringElena Zareschi
Ugo Sasso
Beatrice Mancini
Marcello Giorda
Music byPietro Sassoli
CinematographyGiovanni Pucci
Edited byGisa Radicchi Levi
Distributed byArtisti Associati
Release date
31 May 1943
Running time
83 minutes



  1. Nerenberg p. 85


  • Nerenberg, Ellen Victoria. Prison Terms: Representing Confinement During and After Italian Fascism. University of Toronto Press, 2001.
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