The Avenger (1962 film)

The Avenger (Italian: La leggenda di Enea, lit. 'The Legend of Aeneas') is a 1962 film directed by Giorgio Venturini.

The Avenger
Directed byGiorgio Venturini
Produced by
Screenplay by
  • Ugo Liberatore
  • Luigi Mangini
  • Arrigo Montanari
  • Nino Stresa
  • Albert Band
  • Giuseppe Abbrecia[1]
Based onAeneis
by Publius Vergilius Maro
Starring
Music byGiovanni Fusco[1]
CinematographyAngelo Lotti[1]
Edited byAntonietta Zita[1]
Production
companies
  • Mercury Films
  • La Societe des Films Sirius
  • CICC
  • Avala Film[2]
Release date
  • 28 November 1962 (1962-11-28) (Italy)
Running time
95 minutes[2]
Country
  • Italy
  • France
  • Yugoslavia[2]

Plot summary

Aeneas leads escaped survivors of the Trojan war to new land in Italy. Based on Virgil's The Aeneid.

Cast

Release

The Avenger was released in Italy on 28 November 1962 with a running time of 95 minutes.[1] It was released in the United States on June 1965 with a 105 minute running time.[1]

See also

References

Footnotes

Sources

  • Kinnard, Roy; Crnkovich, Tony (2017). Italian Sword and Sandal Films, 1908-1990. McFarland. ISBN 1476662916.

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