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Imperial Venus

Venere imperiale

Directed by Jean Delannoy
Italy, France, 1962
Drama, History, Romance


Gina Lollobrigida stars in this lavish historical epic dramatizing the life of Paulette Bonaparte, tempestuous sister of French emperor Napoleon, and the diminutive tyrant’s jealous attempts to control her fiery behavior.

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Imperial Venus Directed by Jean Delannoy

Awards & Festivals

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1963 | Winner: Best Actress

1963 | 2 nominations including: Best Cinematography, Color

David di Donatello Awards

1963 | Winner: Best Actress

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