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by Maurizio Ponzi


The story of the filming of Redenzione, a movie produced with Vatican's support, in which the role of the main character, a charitable woman of noble origin, is offered to the famous actress Elena Monti. Even though she is not convinced to be fit for the role, Elena Monti accepts the offer when she is told that the director is the renowned Giovanni Forti, an anti-fascist who is trying to skip the Venice cinema festival where all the italian movie makers have convened under the patronage of the Repubblica di Salò.

original title: A luci spente
country: Italy
year: 2003
genre: fiction
directed by: Maurizio Ponzi
screenplay: Maurizio Ponzi, Pietro Spila, Stefano Tummolini
cast: Giuliana De Sio, Toni Bertorelli, Giulio Scarpati, Filippo Nigro, Andrea Di Stefano, Damiano Andriano
cinematography by: Luigi Verga
film editing: Luca Montanari
art director: Franco Ceraolo
music: Stefano Cioncolini
producer: Giuseppe Di Palma
production: Cinemart, Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali e Turismo (MiBACT) - Direzione Generale per il Cinema
distributor: Istituto Luce Cinecittà
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