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by Paolo Benvenuti


We are in San Miniato al Tedesco in the Grand Dukedom of Tuscany and it is November 1594. Monna Gostanza da Libbiano is a sixty-year old peasant woman who works as a midwife and weaver. She is also known as a powerful healer and this comes to the attention of the ecclesiastic authorities that put her on trial for witchcraft.

original title: Gostanza da Libbiano
country: Italy
year: 2000
genre: fiction
directed by: Paolo Benvenuti
film run: 92'
release date: IT 23/02/2001
screenplay: Stefano Bacci, Paolo Benvenuti, Mario Cereghino
cast: Lucia Poli, Valentino Davanzati, Renzo Cerrato, Paolo Spaziani, Lele Biagi, Nadia Capocchini, Teresa Soldaini
cinematography by: Aldo Di Marcantonio
film editing: Cesar Augusto Meneghetti
art director: Paolo Barbi, Paola Peraro, Paolo Fischer
costumes designer: Marta Scarlatti
producer: Giovanni Carratori
production: Arsenali Medicei
distributor: Lab80
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