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Flesh Will Surrender (1947)

Il delitto di Giovanni Episcopo (original title)
Giovanni used to be a humble, mild-mannered government clerk whose life was turned upside down when he met Giulio, a notorious forger who at once set about manipulating the over-confident ... See full summary »

Director:

Alberto Lattuada

Writers:

Gabriele D'Annunzio (novel), Suso Cecchi D'Amico (screenplay) (as Suso D'Amico) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Aldo Fabrizi ... Giovanni Episcopo
Roldano Lupi ... Giulio Wanzer
Yvonne Sanson ... Ginevra Canale
Ave Ninchi Ave Ninchi ... Emilia Canale
Nando Bruno Nando Bruno ... Antonio
Alberto Sordi ... Doberti
Francesco De Marco Francesco De Marco ... Canale
Amedeo Fabrizi Amedeo Fabrizi ... Ciro Episcopo
Lia Grani Lia Grani ... Signora Adele
Maria Gonnelli Maria Gonnelli ... Santina
Gino Cavalieri Gino Cavalieri ... Il direttore dell'archivio
Gian Luca Cortese Gian Luca Cortese ... Il marchese Aguti (as Luca Cortese)
Folco Lulli ... Carlini
Diego Calcagno Diego Calcagno ... Un amico (as Calcagno)
Mario Perrone Mario Perrone ... Un amico (as Perrone)
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Storyline

Giovanni used to be a humble, mild-mannered government clerk whose life was turned upside down when he met Giulio, a notorious forger who at once set about manipulating the over-confident man. Giovanni did what he should never have done: he associated himself with the crook. Giulio soon laid hands on Giovanni's money, ruined his career and manhandled him into marrying his own mistress, the beautiful Ginevra. It was of course an unhappy marriage but Giovanni found a little solace when his son Ciro was born. Seven years later though, Wanzer resurfaced... Written by Guy Bellinger

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Drama

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Details

Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

25 October 1950 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Flesh Will Surrender See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Lux Film, Pao Film See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Italian censorship visa #2998 delivered on 29 August 1947 See more »

Connections

Referenced in Variety Lights (1950) See more »

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