Movie 10min

The Woman of Samaria (1910)

Not rated.

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Facts
Director Henri Desfontaines
Countries France Italy
Language Italian
Titles
(Original) La samaritana
(Original) La samaritane
Production
Distribution
(USA, 1910) General Film Company
Other
(USA Import) Pathé Frères
Categories
Based on the Bible Biblical Drama Black and White Drama Jesus Christ Jesus Miracles Messiah Redemption Samaritan Woman Short Silent Film Women
Description

This film from "Film d’Arte Italiana" a Pathé company, is about the Samaritan woman that Jesus meets at Jacob's well. We follow the story from the bible in 14 tableaux. It begins with Jesus performing miracles in Jerusalem, and from there he travels to a town in Samaria where Jesus meets the woman and asks her for a drink. She first refuses, but when she gets to know that Jesus is the Messiah, she runs to the city and tells everyone to bring them to hear Jesus.

The film was first released and shown in Paris, June 10th, and then distributed to various countries. There is no trace of the film having a screening in Italy where it was made.

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Cast
Achille Vitti - Jesus
Bianca de Crescenzo - The Samaritan Woman
Crew
Henri Desfontaines - Director