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The Leopard

Il gattopardo

Directed by Luchino Visconti
Italy, 1963
Drama

Synopsis

In the 1860s, a dying aristocracy struggles to maintain itself against a harsh Sicilian landscape. The film traces with a slow and deliberate rhythm the waning of the noble home of Fabrizio Corbero, Prince of Salina and the corresponding rise to eminence of the wealthy ex-peasant Don Calogero.

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The Leopard Directed by Luchino Visconti

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1963 | Winner: Palme d'Or

Academy Awards

1964 | Nominee: Best Costume Design, Color

São Paulo International Film Festival

2011

Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente

2011

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