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Encyclopedia > Vaghe stelle dell'Orsa
Vaghe stelle dell'Orsa
Directed by Luchino Visconti
Written by Suso Cecchi d'Amico
Enrico Medioli
Luchino Visconti
Starring Michael Craig
Claudia Cardinale
Release date(s) Flag of Italy 16 September 1965
Flag of United States 16 January 1966
Country Italy
Language Italian
IMDb profile

Vaghe stelle dell'Orsa is a 1965 Italian film directed by Luchino Visconti. It was released as Sandra in the USA and as Of These Thousand Pleasures in the UK. It tells the story of a husband (Michael Craig) who accompanies his wife Sandra (Claudia Cardinale) to her ancestral estate in Volterra, Tuscany, but finds that she is trapped by the memories of her twisted relationship with her family. Luchino Visconti. ... Michael Craig (born 27 January 1928 in Maharashtra, India) is an actor, best known for his work in film and television in both the United Kingdom and Australia. ... Claudia Cardinale (born April 15, 1938) is an Italian actress born in Tunis, Tunisia to Italian parents. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... September 16 is the 259th day of the year (260th in leap years). ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... January 16 is the 16th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... Luchino Visconti. ... Michael Craig (born 27 January 1928 in Maharashtra, India) is an actor, best known for his work in film and television in both the United Kingdom and Australia. ... Claudia Cardinale (born April 15, 1938) is an Italian actress born in Tunis, Tunisia to Italian parents. ... A view of Volterra. ... Tuscany (Italian: ) is one of the 20 Regions of Italy. ...


The film won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival. The Golden Lion (it: Leone dOro) is the name of the highest prize given to a film at the Biennale Venice Film Festival. ... The Venice Film Festival (it: Mostra Internazionale dArte Cinematografica) is the oldest Film Festival in the World (began in the 1932) and takes place every year in late August/early September on the Lido di Venezia in the historic Palazzo del Cinema on the Lungomare Marconi, in Venice, Italy. ...

Preceded by
Red Desert
Golden Lion winner
1965
Succeeded by
The Battle of Algiers

 
 

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