Battaglie negli spazi stellari (1977)

Italy,
95m
35mm film, colour
mono, Italian

An Italian science fiction film directed by Alfonso Brescia.

Plot Summary

The crew of a spaceship land on a planet where the inhabitants are ruled over by a mad, sentient super-computer.

Credits

Crew
Director: Alfonso Brescia
La Cinematografie Internazionali Associate presents a Nais Film production
Producer: Luigi Alessi
Production Supervisor: Antonio Pittalis
Story and Screenplay: Giacomo Mazzocchi, Massimo Lojacono
Assistant Director: Massimo Carocci
Continuity: Giuliana Gherardi
Director of Photography: Silvio Fraschetti
Camera Operator: G. Franco Maioletti, Silvio Bragone
Assistant Camera: Carlo Carlucci, Ugo Menegatti
Key Grip: Giancarlo Serravalli
Gaffer: Marcello Valesani
Still Photography: De Vita Aniello
Editor: Carlo Reali
Original Music: Marcello Giombini
Sound: Pietro Spadoni
Boom Operator: Stefano Alessi
Costumes: Elena de Cupis
Seamstress: Valeria Sponsali
Costume House: Ferroni
Hats: Enrico Valabrega
Footwear: Ulderico Arditi
Key Make-up: Raul Ranieri
Assistant Make-up: Marcello Meniconi
Hairdresser: Nerea Rosmanit
Wigs: Palombi-Rocchetti
Special Effects: Aldo Frollini
Blue Back Consultant: Ermanno Biamonte
Blue Back Reaised by: Biamonte Cinegroup
Animation: Studio H
Titles and Opticals: tecnarte
Art Directors and Props: Mimmo Scavia, Adriana Bellone
Set Construction: Salvatore Siciliano and Sons
Upholstery: Alfredo D'Angelo
Production Secretary: Luigi Colella
Assistant Production Secretary: Giuseppe Currao
Director's Assistant: Amy Werba
Master of Arms: Franco Pasquetto
Plastic Materials: Urbal Plex

Cast
John Richardson [Captain Mike Layton]
Yanti Somer [Diana Greene]
Walter Maestosi [Irk]
Massimo De Cecco [Azar]
Gateano Balestrieri [Colonel Dawson]
Massimo Bonetti [Lt Vassilov]
Nick Jordan
Omero Capanna
Romeo Costantini
Giuseppe Fortis [Herman Wesson]
Daniele Dublino
Manfred Freyberger
Marco Gelardini
Enrico Gozzo
Raffaele Muraglia
Lucio Rosato [Professor Burton]
Fabio Roscioli
Detlev Weinert
Gisela Hahn [Dr Helen Parker]
West Buchanan [Captain Connolly]
Malisa Longo [replicant]
Arduino Sacco (voice of the narrator)

Alternative Titles

Batalha no Espaço Estelar – Brazilian title
La bataille des étoiles – French title
Stars battle – Spanish title
Battle of the Stars – UK video title
Battle of the Stars – US title
War in Space – US title
Battle of the Stars – West German title

See also
La bestia nello spazio (1980)
La guerra dei robot (1978)
Sette uomini d'oro nello spazio (1979)

References

Periodicals
Bianco e Nero vol.39 no.5/6 (September/December 1978) p.246 – credits
L'Écran Fantastique no.3 (1978) p.11 – note
Cinematografia ITA vol.44 no.2/3 (March/April 1977) p.3 – credits

Books
Horror and Science Fiction Films II by Donald C. Willis p.22