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70 Ratings


Directed by Liliana Cavani
Italy, West Germany, 1989
Biography, Drama, History


Based on Herman Hesse’s Francis of Assisi, Francesco depicts the life and times of St. Francis of Assisi and the rise of the Franciscan order that he founded.

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Francesco Directed by Liliana Cavani

Awards & Festivals

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1989 | 2 wins including: Best Supporting Actor

1989 | 2 nominations including: European Silver Ribbon

David di Donatello Awards

1989 | Winner: Best Production Design

1989 | Nominee: Best Film

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