The Forbidden Room (1977 film)
|The Forbidden Room|
Italian film poster by Piero Ermanno Iaia
|Directed by||Dino Risi|
|Based on||Un'anima persa|
by Giovanni Arpino
|Music by||Francis Lai|
|Cinematography||Tonino Delli Colli|
|Edited by||Alberto Gallitti|
|Distributed by||Fox/Dean Film|
The Forbidden Room (Italian: Anima persa) is a 1977 thriller film directed by Dino Risi.[page needed] It is based on the novel Un'anima persa by Giovanni Arpino. The film was co-production between Italy and France by Dean Film and Les Productions Fox Europa.
This article needs a plot summary. (April 2016)
- Vittorio Gassman as Fabio Stolz
- Catherine Deneuve as Elisa Stolz
- Danilo Mattei as Tino
- Anicée Alvina as Lucia
- Ester Carloni as Annetta
- Michele Capnist as Il Duca
- Gino Cavalieri as Prof. Sattin
The Forbidden Room was based on the novel L'anima persa written by Giovanni Arpino and published in 1966. Director Dino Risi had previously adapted Arpino's novel previously, as Profumo di donna.
Risi's adaptation of L'anima persa changed the novels location from Turin to Venice and changed the names, features and characteristics of some characters such as Tino's uncle and aunt Galla.
The Forbidden Room was distributed theatrically in Italy by Fox/Dean Film on 20 January 1977. In Italy, the film grossed a total of 857,364,083 Italian lire domestically. The film was released in France on 23 March 1977 as Âmes perdues.
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