La Ciociara
by Dino Risi





FOREIGN TITLES & RELEASE DATES

USA (CBS network) - September 24, 1988 - Running Away - 101'
Italy (Canale 5) - April 9-10, 1989 - La ciociara - 200'
West Germany - Eine Frau besiegt den Krieg -



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PLOT

The story is the same as that of the film which Vittorio De Sica made in 1961. Only the dialogues are lengthened a little for television requirements. (Enrico Lancia)
Story: based on a novel of the same name by Alberto Moravia
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FILMING LOCATIONS

Avala Film Studios, Belgrade (Yugoslavia)
Dubrovnik area (Yugoslavia)

Filming dates: October - November 1987


MAIN CAST

Sophia Loren (Cesira)
Sydney Penny (Rosetta)
Robert Loggia (Michele)
Andrea Occhipinti (Giovanni)


CREDITS

Story:
based on a novel of the same name by Alberto Moravia
Photography:
Luigi Kuveiller
Music:
Armando Trovajoli
Sophia's Makeup Artist:
Franco Freda
Sophia's Hairstylist:
Adalgisa Favella
Still photographer:
Gianfranco Salis, Rino Petrosino
Costumes:
Danda Ortona
Production:
Carlo Ponti for Reteltalia


NOTES

For the first time in film history an actress plays the same role in a remake 28 years later.

The song ‘Ma Dio 'ddo’ sta?’ by Dino Verde - Armando Trovajoli, permormed by Sophia Loren.

 Most DVD versions are shortened to 97 minutes.

QUOTES AND REVIEWS 

"La Ciociara changed life. Shooting in 1988 the remake for television was however a mistake.
Sophia Loren




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