|Directed by||Carmine Gallone|
|Written by||Antonio Fogazzaro|
Malombra is a 1917 silent Italian drama film directed by Carmine Gallone. The film was shown as part of the Silent Divas of the Italian Cinema programme at the 38th New York Film Festival in 2000. It is an adaptation of the 1881 novel Malombra by Antonio Fogazzaro, which was later adapted into a 1942 film of the same name.
Marina di Malombra (Borelli) lives in a castle prior to her wedding. She begins to read letters written by an ancestor called Cecilia. She finds out that Cecilia was driven to her death by her uncle. Marina identifies with Cecilia and take revenge on her behalf by murdering her uncle. After she has done this, Marina commits suicide.
- Lyda Borelli as Marina di Malombra
- Amleto Novelli as Corrado Silla
- Augusto Mastripietri as Cesare d'Ormegno
- Amedeo Ciaffi as Steinegge
- Francesco Cacace as Conte Salvador
- Consuelo Spada as Edith Steinegge
- Giulia Cassini-Rizzotto as Contessa Salvador
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