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Shakespeare in Performance: Film

Riccardo III (1981, Carmelo Bene)

TitleRiccardo III
Release LocationsItaly
DirectorCarmelo Bene
MediumColor video
Play ConnectionsRichard III (interpretation)


Filmed in the RAI (Radio Television Italy) studios. The original production was performed in January 1978 at the Teatro Quirino di Rome with the same cast as the television production

Description from Shakespeare on Screen : an International Filmography and Videography by Kenneth S. Rothwell and Annabelle Henkin Melzer. ©1990 Kenneth S. Rothwell. Cited by permission. — Added 2008-11-14

Cast Overview

CastCarmelo Bene
CastMaria Boccuni
CastMaria Grazia Grassini
CastSusanna Javicoli
CastLydia Mancinelli
CastLaura Morante
CastDaniel Silverio

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorCarmelo Bene
ProducerR. Carlotto
ComposerL. Zito
ScreenplayZurab Kichadze
CostumesMikhail Shveldeze
ProductionMikhail Shveldeze

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell