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GENERAL DELLA ROVERE

Il generale Della Rovere

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Directed by Roberto Rossellini
Italy, France, 1959
Drama, War

Synopsis

A magnetic Vittorio De Sica is Bardone, an opportunistic rascal in wartime Genoa forced by the Nazis to impersonate a dead partisan general in prison to extract information from fellow inmates. Roberto Rossellini’s gripping drama is among his most commercially popular films.

Synopsis

A magnetic Vittorio De Sica is Bardone, an opportunistic rascal in wartime Genoa forced by the Nazis to impersonate a dead partisan general in prison to extract information from fellow inmates. Roberto Rossellini’s gripping drama is among his most commercially popular films.

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General Della RovereDirected byRoberto Rossellini

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Awards & Festivals

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Venice Film Festival
1959 | Winner: OCIC Award
1959 | Special Mention
Academy Awards
1962 | Nominee: Best Writing, Story and Screenplay - Written Directly for the Screen
National Board of Review
1960 | Winner: Top Foreign Films
San Francisco International Film Festival
1959 | 5 wins including: Best Film

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