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A hieratic Count sits in his elegant mansion finishing his writings - Alphonse, a young Waloon officer, rides through the Murgia to reach his regiment in Naples but soon finds himself ... See full summary »

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Alberto Rondalli

Writers:

Jan Potocki (novel), Alberto Rondalli (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nahuel Pérez Biscayart ... Alfonso Van Worden
Pilar López de Ayala ... Rebecca
Jordi Mollà ... Jan Potocki / Diego Hervas
Caterina Murino ... Principessa M. S.
Alessandro Haber Alessandro Haber ... Cornandez
Umberto Orsini ... Belial
Alessio Boni ... Pietro Di Oria
Valentina Cervi ... Ines
Ivan Franek ... Thibaud
Marco Foschi Marco Foschi ... Blas Hervas
Marta Manduca Marta Manduca ... Emina
Flavio Bucci ... Vecchio Moreno
Riccardo Bocci Riccardo Bocci
Cesar Brie Cesar Brie ... Pandersowna
Gianfranco Berardi Gianfranco Berardi
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Storyline

A hieratic Count sits in his elegant mansion finishing his writings - Alphonse, a young Waloon officer, rides through the Murgia to reach his regiment in Naples but soon finds himself mysteriously detained at a inn in the strange and varied company of thieves, brigands, cabalists, noblemen, coquettes and gypsies, whose stories he records over ten days. A range of situations in stories-within-stories, which, like the Decameron and Tales from the Thousand and One Nights, provide entertainment on an epic scale. The two men's destiny intertwined, it is difficult to know who's real between the two and who belongs to the other's mind. This is a journey for both of them which Alphonse will continue, uncertain in the end, if his experiences were real or a dream.

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Genres:

Adventure | Fantasy

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

16 November 2017 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Il Manoscritto: ovvero dix journées de la vie d'Alphonse Van Worden See more »

Filming Locations:

Rome, Lazio, Italy See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Ra.Mo. See more »
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Sound Mix:

D-Cinema 48kHz 5.1

Color:

Color
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