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Aquila Nera

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Before turning to horror pictures, Italian filmmaker [[Performer~P90464~Riccardo Freda~riccardofreda]] directed some of the finest costume epics of the postwar era. Filmed in 1946 as Aquila Nera, [[Performer~P90464~Freda~riccardofreda]]'s Return of the Black Eagle made it to American screens in 1949. Based on a story by [[Performer~P218283~Alexander Pushkin~alexanderpushkin]], the film concerns the exploits of a Russian soldier who wreaks vengeance against an evil landowner by assuming the guise of a...more

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