Le fatiche di Ercole is a 1958 Italian epic fantasy feature film based upon the Hercules myths and the Quest for the Golden Fleece. The film stars Steve Reeves as the titular hero and Sylva Koscina as his love interest Princess Iole. Hercules was directed by Pietro Francisci and produced by Federico Teti. The film spawned a sequel, Hercules Unchained , that also starred Reeves and Koscina. Hercules made Reeves an international film star and effectively paved the way for the dozens of 1960s sword and sandal flicks featuring oiled bodybuilders as mythological heroes and gladiators battling...
|Release date:||February 20, 1958|
|Directed by:||Pietro Francisci|
|Music by:||Enzo Masetti|
|Screenplay by:||Ennio de Concini, Gaio Frattini, Pietro Francisci|
|Adapted from:||The Golden Fleece|
|Genre:||Fantasy, Adventure Film|