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952 Ratings

White Nights

Le notti bianche

Directed by Luchino Visconti
France, 1957
Drama, Romance


In Luchino Visconti’s exquisite Dostoyevsky adaptation, Marcello Mastroianni is a lonely city transplant and Maria Schell is a sheltered girl haunted by a lover’s promise who meet by chance on a canal bridge and begin a tentative romance that entangles them in a web of longing and self-delusion.

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White Nights Directed by Luchino Visconti

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1957 | Winner: Silver Lion

Berlin International Film Festival


BFI London Film Festival


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