| Share
 

Movie Summary | Infoplease.com

Browse by Title
Browse by Release Date

Augustine of Hippo (Agostino d'Ippona)

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Drama
Release Date:December 21, 1971
Running time:121 minutes
Cast:Dary Berkani, Virgilio Gazzolo, Cesare Barbetti, Bruno Cattaneo, Leonardo Fioravanti
Director:Roberto Rossellini
Producer:Renzo Rossellini
Writer:Carlo Cremona, Marcella Mariani
Distributor:EMC

Description: This late effort from Roberto Rossellini relates in dispassionate fashion the life story of the Bishop of Hippo, a North African region. Augustine, played here by Dary Berkani flourished during the last years of the Roman Empire. The film details Augustine's struggle to maintain religious decorum in a civilization on the verge of plunging into the Dark Ages. Originally titled Augustino Di Ippona, this was one of several austere filmed biographies made for Italian television by Rossellini, who cowrote the screenplay with Marcella Mariani, Luiciano Scaffa and Carlo Cremona. The two-hour film was released theatrically in the US by Entertainment Marketing.~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide

Movie summaries and listings powered by Cinema-Source

Warning: fsockopen(): php_network_getaddresses: getaddrinfo failed: Name or service not known in /site/html/include/amazon.php on line 71 Warning: fsockopen(): unable to connect to :3128 (php_network_getaddresses: getaddrinfo failed: Name or service not known) in /site/html/include/amazon.php on line 71
Related Content on Movies from Infoplease:


24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring