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The Saragossa Manuscript Details


Alfons ([[Performer~P16382~Zbigniew Cybulski~zbigniewcybulski]]) is a young army captain who meets two women of Moorish ancestry at what appears to be a deserted inn near Madrid. They tell Alfons he is the descendant of a noble family and that he must undergo a series of challenging missions to prove himself. A magician tries to take his soul, and he is visited by ghosts near the mountains of Madrid. Author Jan Poticki committed suicide a year after the symbolic and allusive book this movie was based on was published. ~ Clarke Fountain, Rovi

  • Release date:April 6, 1965


Zbigniew Cybulski
as Capt. Alfons van Worden
Franciszek Pieczka
as Pascheco
Leon Niemczyk
as Don Avadoro
Elzbieta Czyzewska
as Frasquetta
Beata Tyszkiewicz
as Dona Rebeca Uzeda
Stanislaw Igar
as Don Gaspar Soarez
Gustaw Holoubek
as Don Pedro Velasquez
Ludwik Benoit
as Pascheco's Father
Edmund Fetting
Kazimierz Opalinski
as Hermit
Aleksander Fogiel
as Spanish nobleman
Adam Pawlikowski
as Cabalist
Andrzej Kozak
Iga Cembrzynska
as Princess Emina
Bogumil Kobiela
as Toledo


Wojciech Has
Tadeusz Kwiatkowski
Jan Potocki
Book Author
Mieczyslaw Jahoda
Krzysztof Penderecki
Featured Music
Jerzy Skarzynski
Art Director
Tadeusz Myszorek
Art Director