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Sogno di una Notte d’Estate

Alternative title
Midsummer Night’s Dream, A
Synopsis
A rock musical version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Language
Italian (Standard)
Country
Italy
Medium
Film
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
1983
Duration
c104
Availability
No archive copy or distributor found (2006)

Credits

Director
Gabriel Salvatores
Cinematographer
Dante Spinotti
Music
Mauro Pagani
Costume
Ferdinando Bruno
Cast
Alberto LionelloTheseus
Erika BlancHippolyta
Flavio BucciOberon
Gianni NanniniTitania
Ferdinando BrunoPuck (Robin Goodfellow)
Alessandro HaberEgeus
Augusta GoriHermia
Cristina Crippa Elio De CapitaniNick Bottom
Guiseppe CedernaDemetrius
Luca BarbareschiLysander
Luca TorracaFrancis Flute
Renato SartiPeter Quince
Sabina VannucchiHelena

Additional Details

Production type
Operas and Musicals
Plays
Midsummer Night’s Dream, A
Subjects
Music
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Rock music

Notes

General
The film began as a stage production produced by the Teatro dell’Elfo, Milan October 1981, and then on tour throughout Italy. Only a small number of actors were retained from the stage production.
History
Entered in Venice Film Festival 1983 (non-competitive).
Reviews
Variety (21 September 1983), p. 24.28

Production Company

Name

Politecne Cinematografica

Name

Raidue

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