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

Not Rated  |   |  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

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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Adverse word-of-mouth following 'New York Times' critic Vincent Canby's negative review of the film at the 1982 New York Film Festival led to the film being dropped by its US distributor. The film was eventually given a theatrical release in US in 1996. See more »

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Niccolo: Who said, "Family life is an invasion of one's privacy"?
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Superbly Atmospheric minor masterpiece
5 June 2001 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Possibly the most atmospheric film I ever seen, it made a huge impact when I first saw it, and that opinion has never changed. If there is one film that conveys the mystery of life this is it. It is also a highly evocative picture of Italy from the perspective of the upper middle classes in the late Seventies. Crying out for a DVD release as the photography was excellent too on the original film showings.


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