Magnificent Presence

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Magnificent Presence
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Directed byFerzan Özpetek
Produced byDomenico Procacci
Written byFerzan Özpetek
Federica Pontremoli
StarringElio Germano
Margherita Buy
Vittoria Puccini
Music byPasquale Catalano
CinematographyMaurizio Calvesi
Edited byWalter Fasano
Release date
  • 2012 (2012)
Running time
105 minutes

Magnificent Presence (Italian: Magnifica presenza, also known as A Magnificent Haunting) is a 2012 Italian drama film directed by Ferzan Özpetek.[1][2]


Pietro Pontechievello is a gay man who rents a large house in the historic center of Rome. In the abode Pietro quickly learns of strange and mysterious presences. The house is haunted by the ghosts of members of a theater company dating back to the times of fascism, and now they do not know that are dead. Indeed, the ghosts believe they are on leave to participate in a new show, and Pietro does not know how to drive the intruders from the building.



  1. ^ Deborah Young (18 March 2012). "Magnificent Presence: Theater Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 7 February 2015.
  2. ^ Jay Weissberg (26 March 2012). "Review: 'Magnificent Presence'". Variety. Retrieved 7 February 2015.

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