More Than a Miracle
- Original title
C'era una volta...
- Running time
- 109 min.
Francesco Rosi, Tonino Guerra, Raffaele La Capria, Giuseppe Patroni Griffi
Pasqualino De Santis
Sophia Loren, Omar Sharif, Georges Wilson, Leslie French, Dolores del Rio, Marina Malfatti, Anna Nogara, Rita Forzano, Carlotta Barilli, Rosa María Martín, Fleur Mombelli, Anna Liotti, Carlo Pisacane
Les Films Concordia, Cinecittà, Compagnia Cinematografica Champion. Producer: Carlo Ponti
Comedy. Romance | Magic Realism
- A handsome prince searches for love in this whimsical fairy tale. Prince Rodrigo (Omar Sharif) has been pledged to an arranged marriage by the Queen Mother (Dolores Del Rio), but he balks at marrying a woman whom he doesn't love, and rides away on his horse rather than face the altar. While riding in the woods, Ramon is thrown from his mount, and the wounded prince finds refuge at a nearby monastery presided over by Brother Joseph (Leslie French). Unlike most monks, Joseph has magical powers and can fly when the spirit moves him. The Prince confesses to Joseph that he's been unable to find true love, so the monk puts his powers to work; soon Ramon finds himself awestruck by the beautiful servant girl Isabella (Sophia Loren). Ramon and Isabella fall in love, but her status as a commoner would preclude a marriage between them -- that is, until Brother Joseph does some rummaging through his bag of tricks. More Than a Miracle (also released as C'era una Volta and Cinderella -- Italian Style) was Dolores Del Rio's last dramatic screen appearance for 11 years; she was to act in only one more film, The Children of Sanchez. (Mark Deming: All Movie Guide)
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