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Sandra (1965)
"Vaghe stelle dell'orsa..." (original title)

 -  Drama | Mystery | War  -  16 January 1966 (USA)
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Sandra returns to her childhood village to take care of family business, but her childhood memories and secrets soon overcome her.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Sandra Dawdson
Jean Sorel ...
Gianni Wald-Luzzati
Michael Craig ...
Andrew Dawdson (as Michael Craig per accordo con la Columbia Pictures Corporation)
Renzo Ricci ...
Antonio Gilardini
Fred Williams ...
Pietro Formari
Amalia Troiani ...
Fosca, la domestica
Marie Bell ...
Corinna Gilardini, madre di Sandra e Gianni
Vittorio Manfrino
Giovanni Rovini
Renato Moretti
Paola Piscini
Isacco Politi
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Storyline

Sandra comes back to Volterra, in Tuscany, the little town where she spent her childhood. She is with her American husband, Andrew. She wishes to pay homage to her father who died in Auschwitz where she was still a little child. In Volterra, Andrew meets for the first time Gianni, Sandra's brother. He soon realizes that Sandra and Gianni have a secret since their childhood. Written by Yepok

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SANDRA is EXCITEMENT! What SANDRA does is ASTONISHING! (original USA print ad-USA) See more »

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One of the first films in which Claudia Cardinale (who was born In Tunisia and whose first language was French) dubbed herself in Italian. See more »

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Referenced in David Holzman's Diary (1967) See more »

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the worst Visconti's movie
19 December 2007 | by (France) – See all my reviews

This movie is definitely the worst movie Luchino Visconti has ever made. All actors and especially Claudia Cardinale are ridiculous. The choice of black and white could be interesting ,but why to choose so much contrasted black and white photography ? Claudia Cardinale's face has never been so ugly lighted.Visconti's whose masterpieces like "Senso" are so marvelous was completely wrong with this pseudo freudian movie which is, nowadays, very old-fashioned.Even the musical score on the sound track is bad.It's really awful to hear the lines of dialog between Claudia Cardinale and Michael Craig covered by such loud and inappropriate piano concerto.


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