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The Wastrel (1961)

Il relitto (original title)
A wealthy and self-serving man, sets out on a perilous ocean voyage with his son. An unexpected incident with the vessel causes him to reflect on his not so perfect life.

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Liana
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Duncan Bell
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Rudi Veronese
Fosco Giachetti ...
Hugh Hardy
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Un' inviata alla festa
Clelia Matania ...
Betsy
Renata Mauro
Tiberio Mitri ...
Macriff
Rosalba Neri ...
La ragazza nel night club 'Le Colonne'
Aldo Pini ...
Doc
Michael Stellman ...
Bell's Son
Anna Maria Surdo
Francesco Tensi ...
Il governatore
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Duncan Bell (Van Heflin) is a wealthy man who sets out to sail around the globe with his son. Traveling in Bell's yacht, the two ambitious sailors face a perilous situation when an accident causes the boat to explode, throwing them both into the sea, with only debris to keep them afloat. While they drift on the ocean, Bell thinks back on his troubled life, particularly on how his alcohol problem has damaged his relationship with his wife, Liana (Ellie Lambeti). Written by happipuppi13

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Italian censorship visa # 34002 delivered on 7-2-1961. See more »

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