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The Condemned of Altona

I sequestrati di Altona

Directed by Vittorio De Sica
Italy, France, 1962


A family of big German industrialists, the von Gerlachs, live near Hamburg in an ugly old mansion in the middle of a park. When the curtain rises, the father, who has only six months to live, calls together his daughter Leni, his younger son Werner, and Werner’s wife Johanna.

The Condemned of Altona Directed by Vittorio De Sica

Awards & Festivals

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1963 | Nominee: Best Cinematography, B/W

David di Donatello Awards

1963 | Winner: Best Director

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