In the Country Fell a Star

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In the Country Fell a Star
Directed by Eduardo De Filippo
Produced by Peppino De Filippo
Written by Peppino De Filippo (play)
Eduardo De Filippo
Riccardo Freda
Ernesto Grassi
Starring Peppino De Filippo
Eduardo De Filippo
Rosina Lawrence
Oretta Fiume
Music by Luigi Avitabile
Cesare A. Bixio
Cinematography Mario Albertelli
Edited by Guido Ricci
Distributed by Cine Tirrenia
Release date
11 November 1939
Running time
86 minutes
Country Italy
Language Italian

In the Country Fell a Star (Italian:In campagna è caduta una stella) is a 1939 Italian comedy film directed by Eduardo De Filippo. It stars De Filippo, his brother Peppino De Filippo and Rosina Lawrence.[1] When a famous American film star visits their small town, two brothers become obsessed with her and neglect their fiancées. It was based on the play A Coperchia è caduta una stella written in 1933 by Peppino De Filippo.



  1. ^ Moliterno p.101


  • Moliterno, Gino. Historical Dictionary of Italian Cinema. Scarecrow Press, 2008.

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