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Travolti da un insolito destino nell'azzurro mare d'agosto (1974)

A trip into the Mediterranean sea becomes a trip into the discovery of how society's frameworks of the rich and poor are delicate and temporary.

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Isa Danieli ...
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Anna Melita
Giuseppe Durini
Lucrezia De Domizio
Luis Suarez
Luis Suárez
Vittorio Fanfoni
Lorenzo Piani
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A rich woman, Raffaella, and some friends rent a yacht to sail the Mediterranean Sea during summer. The sailor, Gennarino, who is a communist, does not like this woman but has to bear with her bad mood. One day she wakes up late in the afternoon and asks to be taken to land where everyone had gone earlier. Gennarino sets up a boat but during the trip, the boat breaks down. They spend the night in the middle of the sea. Written by Michel Rudoy <mdrc@hp9000a1.uam.mx>

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Insólito destino  »

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Was chosen by Premiere magazine as one of the "100 Movies That Shook the World" in the October 1998 issue. The list ranked the most "daring movies ever made." See more »

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Gennarino Carunchio: This is a desert island and wild.
Raffaella Pavone Lanzetti: How is it possible? We're not in the South, we are right in the Mediterranean!
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A true original!

This was one of those few movies that can stay in your mind for decades. I still remember the scene where the rabbit is caught in the trap and slain. This, along with "Seven Beauties", is Wurtmuller's at her best. I have no intention of seeing the Madonna remake.


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