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Identification of a Woman (1982)
"Identificazione di una donna" (original title)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  15 November 1996 (USA)
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The movie director Niccolo has just been left by his wife. This gives him the idea of making a movie about women's relationships. He starts to search for a woman who can play the leading ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Niccolò
Daniela Silverio ...
Mavi
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Ida
Lara Wendel ...
Girl in swimming pool
Veronica Lazar ...
Carla
Enrica Antonioni ...
Nadia (as Enrica Fico)
Sandra Monteleoni ...
Mavi's sister
Marcel Bozzuffi ...
Mario
Gianpaolo Saccarola ...
The gorilla
Arianna De Rosa ...
Mavi's friend
Dado Ruspoli ...
Mavi's father (as Alessandro Ruspoli)
Carlos Alberto Valles ...
Close-up man (as Carlos Valles)
Sergio Tardioli ...
Butcher
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Lucio
Paola Dominguín ...
Girl in window
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The movie director Niccolo has just been left by his wife. This gives him the idea of making a movie about women's relationships. He starts to search for a woman who can play the leading part in the movie - but also in his own life... Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Italian censorship visa # 78159 delivered on 12-10-1982. See more »

Quotes

Niccolo: Do all your cocktail parties have this sectarian air? Everybody acts like they're being spied on.
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White Tornado
Written by Mercenaries
Performed by Mercenaries
Published by Aleth - Usignolo
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An Overlooked Masterpiece
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Negative reviews or remarks about this masterwork should be ignored. If you follow the director's career from his first films forward, this investigation places among his greatest works. His concerns, (with the impossibility of a personal identity, with a default identity in/as landscape, cityscapes, with ravishing interiors and an exterior world that is terrifyingly beautiful, fraught with allure and menace in equal parts), are fully realized here. There are no "howlers," the dialog is never precious nor pompous nor pretentious, and when heard in Italian, is, like every element of Antonioni's works, determined, controlled, but completely natural, credible. No movie ever made has been less "misogynistic," and the fictional director in the film and the director of the film speak with such candor it's exhilarating. A must-see.


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