Vengeance (1958 film)

Vengeance (Spanish: La venganza) is a 1958 Spanish drama film directed by Juan Antonio Bardem. It was co-produced with Italy, starring Italian Raf Vallone. Francisco Rabal narrates the film. It was shown at the 1958 Cannes Film Festival[1] but not released in Spain until the following year. The film had serious troubles with Spanish censorship. Bardem even went to prison and it was an international scandal. It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.[2]

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Directed byJuan Antonio Bardem
Produced byCesáreo González
Manuel J. Goyanes
Written byJuan Antonio Bardem
StarringRaf Vallone
Carmen Sevilla
Jorge Mistral
Manuel Alexandre
Fernando Rey
Narrated byFrancisco Rabal
Music byIsidro B. Maiztegui
CinematographyMario Pacheco
Edited byMargarita de Ochoa
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Running time
122 minutes


See also


  1. "Festival de Cannes: Vengeance". Retrieved 2009-02-14.
  2. "The 31st Academy Awards (1959) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved 2011-10-27.
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