Fiorile

Fiorile is a French – German – Italian co- production of Paolo and Vittorio Taviani made in 1992 .

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Synopsis

How do members of the Benedetti family became in two centuries, Maledetti , “The Curse” after a legend that began in the xviii th century , with the arrival of the Napoleonic French troops …

Technical sheet

  • Original title: Fiorile
  • Director: Paolo and Vittorio Taviani
  • Scenario: P. and V. Taviani with the collaboration of Sandro Petraglia
  • Photography: Giuseppe Lanci
  • Sets: Giovanni Sbarra
  • Ensurer: Luca Gobbi
  • Costumes: Lina Nerli Taviani
  • Editing: Roberto Perpignani
  • Music: Nicola Piovani
  • Production: Grazia Volpi for FilmTre-Gierre Film with Seven Cinema, Canal + (Paris), Penta Film (Rome), Florida Movies, Roxy Film, KS Film (Munich)
  • Duration: 118 minutes
  • Presented in competition at the Cannes Film Festival 1993
  • Released in Italy : March 1993
  • Released in France : May 1993

Distribution

  • Claudio Bigagli : Corrado / Alessandro
  • Galatea Ranzi : Elisabette / Elisa
  • Michael Vartan : Jean / Massimo
  • Lino Capolicchio : Luigi
  • Chiara Caselli : Chiara
  • Renato Carpentieri : Older Massimo
  • Constanze Engelbrecht : Juliet
  • Carlo Luca De Ruggieri: Renzo
  • Elisa Giani: Simona
  • Ciro Esposito: Emilio
  • Athina Cenci: Gina
  • Giovanni Guidelli: Elio
  • Norma Martelli: Livia
  • Pier Paolo Capponi : Duilio
  • Laurent Schilling
  • Fritz Müller-Scherz: a university professor
  • Laura Scarimbolo: Alfredina
  • Giovanni Cassinelli: Massimo child

Around the film

  • The title ” Fiorile ” refers to the Italian name of the month of the revolutionary calendar ” Floréal ” (from April 20 to May 19 ).
  • The film is dedicated to Giuliani G. De Negri, producer of the films of the Taviani brothers, who died on the eve of the shooting.

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