The Citadel
La Cittadella
Based onThe Citadel
by A. J. Cronin
Written bySalvatore Basile
Andrea Oliva
Directed byFabrizio Costa
StarringMassimo Ghini
Barbora Bobuľová
Franco Castellano
Anna Galiena
Music byStefano Caprioli
Country of originItaly
No. of episodes4
ProducersGuido Lombardo
Fania Petrocchi
CinematographyAdolfo Troiani
EditorCosimo Andronico
Camera setupSuper 16
Running time100 min. (per episode)
Production companyTitanus
Original release
Release23 March (2003-03-23) –
26 March 2003 (2003-03-26)

La Cittadella is a 2003 Italian miniseries based on A. J. Cronin's 1937 novel, The Citadel, and produced by Titanus. It was directed by Fabrizio Costa and stars Massimo Ghini as Dr. Manson and Barbora Bobuľová as his wife, Christine. Other television versions include an American (1960), another Italian (1964), and two British (1960 and 1983) adaptations.

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The program was filmed on location in the Czech Republic, London, and Cardiff, Wales.