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Beyond the Door (1982)

Oltre la porta (original title)
| Drama | 1983 (USA)
Mastroianni plays an ex-diplomat imprisoned for the murder of his wife who is visited by a young woman who is not only his lover but also his step-daughter.

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Enrico Sommi
Eleonora Giorgi ...
Nina
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Matthew Jackson
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Mr. Mutti
Paolo Bonetti
Maria Sofia Amendolea ...
Secretary
Enrico Bergier
Marcia Briscoe ...
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Cicely Browne ...
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Hadija Lahnida ...
Hassan's Sister
Leandro Marcoccio ...
Ira
Atik Mohamed ...
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Abdelkader Moutaa
Mahjoub Raji
Fatima Regragui ...
Grandmother's Housekeeper
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Mastroianni plays an ex-diplomat imprisoned for the murder of his wife who is visited by a young woman who is not only his lover but also his step-daughter.

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A near miss.

Marcello Mastroianni has a rather cushy life to himself in a Morrocan jail. Working in the library,popping in and out as the fancy takes him, and enjoying conjugal visits from his daughter,(yes, its Cavani territory alright) Life becomes complicated when Tom Berenger falls in lust with the girl, much to the distaste of her father.

The brothel scene, early on in the movie probably remains the main talking point, but it is worth sticking with.The film is seedy and sleazy but strangely compulsive.

Cavani nearly pulls it off, but not quite.


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