By continuing to use this website, you agree to the use of cookies in order to offer you content and services that are tailored to your interests.

En savoir plus et gérer ces paramètres[OK]
The Siege of Venice

The Siege of Venice

A Feature film by Giorgio Ferrara

Produced by UGC PH

Release in France : 15/11/1995


    1748 - Venice in winter. A few minutes after their wedding ceremony, Rosanna's husband, a rich eighty-year-old Venetian, dies. The Venetian Republic's investigators are obsessed by a single idea : the enormous fortune that Rosanna has just inherited must remain in Venice and cannot be allowed to fall into foreign hands. The race is on ! On the investigators' orders, the strange Antonietta, Rosanna's new servant, is charged with informing and guiding her mistress among her suitors...

    Actors (6)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    UGC PH

    Foreign production companies :

    Mosfilm, Istituto Luce - Cinecittà, Excelsior Film-TV

    Co-productions :

    Ciné 5, Hachette Première et Cie

    French distributors :

    Fox France, UGC Distribution

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country


    "(...) The film, inspired by Goldoni's "The Crafty Widow", is a charming comedy, shot on location and in period costume, with the sole aim of entertaining. No self-proclaimed genius offers us a fresh interpretation of Goldoni's work by showing its "modernity" and using this to analyse today's problem. Miracolo !"

    (Eric Alexandre - Le Figaro Magazine)

    Full credits (11)

    Executive Producer :

    Philippe Hellmann

    Foreign producers :

    Silvia D'Amico, Carlo Cucchi

    Sound Recordist :

    Harald Maury

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Isabelle Sauvanon

    Production Designer :

    Mario Gabuglia

    Costume designer :

    Carlo Diappi

    Screenwriters :

    Giorgio Ferrara, Enrico Medioli, Jean-Pierre Bardos

    Director of Photography :

    Franco Di Giacomo

    Production Manager :

    Vittorio Noia

    Editors :

    Ruggero Mastroianni, Catherine Peix-Eyrolle

    Music Composers :

    Nicola Piovani, Bruno Moretti

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :


    Sub-genre :

    Comedy, Literary adaptation

    Production language :


    Coproducer countries :

    Italy, Russia, France

    Original French-language productions :


    Nationality :

    Majority French (Italy, Russia, France)

    Production year :


    French release :


    Runtime :

    1 h 25 min

    Current status :


    Visa number :


    Visa issue date :


    Approval :


    Production formats :


    Color type :


    Aspect ratio :


    Posters (1)