La tempesta (1958) Movie

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Ratings / Votes
5.9/ 10 (101 Votes)

MPAA Ratings

Production Company
Bosna Film [xyu] - (associate production)
Dino de Laurentiis Cinematografica [it]
Gray-Film [fr] - (co-production)
Société Nouvelle Pathé Cinéma [fr] - (co-production)

Production Designer

All Producers

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Release Date
(Italy) - 1 December 1958
(Yugoslavia) - 30 December 1958
(France) - 25 March 1959
(USA) - 26 March 1959
(UK) - 20 July 1959

Running Time

Overwhelming as the Elements! Storming the Heights of Motion Picture Greatness!

based-on-novel, catherine-the-great,

Technical Support
LAB:Technicolor S.p.a., Roma, Italy
OFM:35 mm - (horizontal)
PFM:35 mm
RAT:2.35 : 1

Related Pictures

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Full Cast

  1. Bosiljcic, Milan (I) as (uncredited)
  2. Celano, Guido as [Contadino dell'isba] <23>
  3. Curcic, Radmilo as (uncredited)
  4. Currie, Finlay as [Count Grinov] <11>
  5. Dantine, Helmut as [Svabrin] <8>
  6. Felba, Dragomir as
  7. Gassman, Vittorio as [Prosecutor] <9>
  8. Gec, Jovan as [Capitano Dimitri] <16>
  9. Gora, Claudio as [Ministro di Caterine II] <19>
  10. Heflin, Van (I) as [Emelyan Pugachov] <2>
  11. Homolka, Oskar as [Savelic] <7>
  12. Horne, Geoffrey as [Piotr Grinov] <4>
  13. Jasnic, Milutin as [Baschiro] <22>
  14. Keith, Robert (I) as [Capt. Miranov] <5>
  15. Milinkovic, Predrag as (uncredited)
  16. Naismith, Laurence as [Maj. Zurin] <12>
  17. Obradovic, Petar (I) as
  18. Popovic-Mavid, Milivoje as <21>
  19. Selwart, Tonio as
  20. Silvani, Al as [Pope Gerasim] <13>
  21. Sreckovic, Mirko as
  22. Stefanini, Niksa as [Beloborodov] <17>
  23. Veselinovic, Mladen Mladja as
  24. Vrhovec, Janez as [Sokolov] <18>
  25. Zivanovic, Milivoje as <15>
  26. Crnobori, Marija as [Donna del carro] <24>
  27. Franco, Fulvia as [Palaska] <10>
  28. Gaioni, Cristina as [Una ragazza] <20>
  29. Lindfors, Viveca as [Catherine II] <3>
  30. Mangano, Silvana as [Masha] <1>
  31. Mikulic, Nevenka as [Akulina] <14>
  32. Moorehead, Agnes as [Vassilissa Mironova] <6>
  33. Nico (I) as (uncredited) [Blonde Girl at Spring Festival]


  1. Adventure

Full Plot

A young officer in the army of Empress Catherine of Russia is on his way to his new duty station at a remote outpost. During a blinding snowstorm he comes upon a stranger who was caught in the storm and is near death from freezing. He rescues the man and eventually brings him back to health. When the man is well enough to travel, the two part company and the man vows to repay the officer for saving his life. Soon after he arrives at his new post, a revolt by the local Cossacks breaks out and the fort is besieged by the rebels. The young officer is astonished to find out that the leader of the rebellious Cossacks is none other than the stranger whose life he had saved during the storm. Plot not found

Movie Certificate

16 (Argentina)
K-16 (Finland)
-16 (France)
VM14 (Italy)
13 (Spain)
15 (Sweden)

Music Composers

  1. Piccioni, Piero


  1. Tonti, Aldo

Dress Designers

  1. De Matteis, Maria


Dino de Laurentiis Cinematografica [it] - (1958) (Italy) (theatrical)
National Broadcasting Company (NBC) [us] - (1967) (USA) (TV) (original airing) (pan/scan)
Paramount Pictures [us] - (1959) (USA) (theatrical) (dubbed)


  1. Brandt, Tony (production assistant)
  2. Musumeci Greco, Enzo (master of arms) (uncredited)

Other Titles

  1. La tempête (1959) (ENG)

  2. Oluja (1958) (ENG)
    (Yugoslavia: Serbian title)

  3. Sturm im Osten (1959) (ENG)

  4. Sturm im Osten (1959) (ENG)
    (West Germany)

  5. Tempest (1959) (ENG)

Shooting/Filming Locations

  1. Centralni Filmski Studio Kosutnjak, Belgrade, Serbia