The Charterhouse of Parma

The Charterhouse of Parma (1948)

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This adaptation of Stendhal's timeless masterpiece of French literature tells the tale of Fabrice Del Dongo (Grard Philipe) a young archibishop who gives his heart and soul to romance rather than to the Church creating upheaval in the lives of evergone around him the Countess of Sanseverine (Maria Casares) is but one of the may women who love him. In turn she incurs jealous retributions from those in high places who desire her. For his crimes Fabrice is thrown in Prison where from Crimes Fabrice is thrown in prison where form his lonely window he falls in love with his jailer s daughter and plans a daring escape she however calls his plan insane and takes a vow to the Virgin Mary to never see him again ever if his escape succeeds the Charterhouse of Parma explodes with conflicting desires man s desire form God vs. his desire for romance.

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Sound Renzo Rossellini Original Music Composer
Production Fred Orain Executive Producer
Production Fred Orain Production Manager
Production Franco Magli Executive Producer
Production Franco Magli Production Manager
Production André Paulvé Producer
Camera Nicolas Hayer Director of Photography
Writing Pierre Véry Screenplay
Art Jean d'Eaubonne Production Design
Art Jean d'Eaubonne Set Decoration
Writing Christian-Jaque Screenplay
Directing Christian-Jaque Director
Editing Jacques Desagneaux Editor
Art Ottavio Scotti Set Decoration
Writing Stendhal Novel
Camera Romolo Garroni Director of Photography
Directing Raymond Villette Assistant Director
Costume & Make-Up Georges Annenkov Costume Design
Writing Pierre Jarry Screenplay
Editing Giulia Fontana Editor