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48 Ratings

Night Sun

Il sole anche di notte

France, Italy, 1990


Young nobleman Baron Sergio Giuramondo, after discovering that his bride-to-be was the king’s mistress, leaves Naples to become a monk, but his quest for perfect solitude is interrupted by visitors hearing rumors that Sergio possesses miraculous powers.

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Night Sun Directed by Paolo Taviani, Vittorio Taviani

Awards & Festivals

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1991 | Winner: Best Score

1991 | 2 nominations including: Best Director

David di Donatello Awards

1991 | 3 nominations including: Best Cinematography

What are people saying?

  • francisca bacon's rating of the film Night Sun

    I don't buy central character's humility or piety. Of all his previous scarce goods, he takes his will into the desert, not the resignation. Forsaking a milieu more tempting than a gelateria, that used its buttery curves to chuckle and humiliate, his reasons to 'convert' or reconcile evoke the sour confession of one of last century's most abiding nihilists:"I's absurd to say that God doesn't exist, because one can't

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