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Classification: 16+ 

 

L'Inferno, 1 h 12 min (1911) 

Francesco Bertolini (Horror)

 
 

"L'Inferno" is a 1911 Italian silent film directed by Francesco Bertolini, Adolfo Padovan and Giuseppe de Liguoro. It is considered one of the first fantasy films in cinema history. Based on the book "The Divine Comedy" by Dante Alighieri, the film follows the main character, Dante, on his journey through the nine circles of Hell. The film is famous for its innovative use of visual effects, including overlays, animations and makeup to create a sinister and terrifying world.

 

In addition to its historical importance as an early fantasy film, "L'Inferno" is praised for its advanced technique and production for its time. The film is widely considered one of the most important of the silent film era and is widely studied and analyzed by filmmakers and film historians.

 

The original soundtrack for the film was lost over the years, but many different versions of the song were composed and recorded over time to accompany the film's projection. The restored version of "L'Inferno" is regularly shown at film festivals and other vintage film events, allowing people to contemplate its historical importance and unique artistry.

 

In summary, "L'Inferno" is a fundamental film to understand the history of cinema and the evolution of fantasy in cinema. It is a silent film masterpiece that continues to inspire and be admired by filmmakers and moviegoers around the world.

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