Recently widowed American opera diva Caterina takes her teenaged son Joe with her on a long singing tour to Italy. Absorbed in her hectic work in various Verdi operas around Rome, Caterina is soon shocked to discover that her troubled and lonely son has become a heroin addict. Her desperate attempts to wean the youth off the drug result in an incestuous relationship, but also in a possibility to reunite Joe--maybe even herself--with his real father, whose existence she has kept a secret from him. Written by
Catherine & her son share a desire that will shock you.
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Did You Know?
Due to delays in filming Luna
(1979), actress Jill Clayburgh
missed attending a number of awards ceremonies for which she had been nominated for An Unmarried Woman
(1978) whilst dubbing sessions for Luna
(1979) had to be postponed until Clayburgh had finished work on Starting Over
(1979). See more
Your face is a mess. I'll clean it up.
[starts licking her face
References Saturday Night Fever
Written by Mario Cenci
(as Cenci), Peppino Di Capri
Performed by Peppino Di Capri See more