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Sandra (1965)

Vaghe stelle dell'orsa... (original title)
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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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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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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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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Una rotonda sul mare
Written by Falemi
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Secrets and whisperings
30 March 2000 | by (Paris, France) – See all my reviews

All of Visconti's talent is in this movie, beautiful scenes with beautiful actors, mystery, psychological torment,...

Past and present, death and life are intertwined on the screen and little by little, one starts suspecting something else...

Slowly, the terrible secret so well kept within the walls of the palazzo's garden, emerges. Only "grande familie" can generate and keep secrets like that. Only Visconti, born and raised in one of them could depict that so well.


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