The Wolf of the Sila

The Wolf of the Sila (Italian: Il lupo della Sila) is a 1949 Italian drama film directed by Duilio Coletti and starring Silvana Mangano, Amedeo Nazzari and Vittorio Gassman.[1] Much of the film was shot on location around La Sila in Calabria.

The Wolf of the Sila
Directed byDuilio Coletti
Produced byDino De Laurentiis
Written byGiuseppe Gironda
Mario Monicelli
Carlo Musso
Ivo Perilli
Vincenzo Talarico
StarringSilvana Mangano
Amedeo Nazzari
Vittorio Gassman
Jacques Sernas
Music byEnzo Masetti
Osvaldo Minervini
CinematographyAldo Tonti
Edited byAdriana Novelli
Distributed byLux Film
Release date
December 1949
Running time
95 minutes


After the death of her brother at the hands of the police, a young woman takes her revenge on the two men she believes to have been responsible.



  1. Forgacs & Gundle p.166


  • Forgacs, David & Gundle, Stephen. Mass Culture and Italian Society from Fascism to the Cold War. Indiana University Press, 2007.
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