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Director:
Writers:
Marco Bellocchio (story) &
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Release Date:
22 May 1987 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
An Italian high school student becomes infatuated with a woman he sees outside his class window. Her... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
Haunting dramatic image of a predatory female See more (17 total) »

Cast

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Directed by
Marco Bellocchio 
 
Writing credits
Marco Bellocchio (story) &
Enrico Palandri (story)

Marco Bellocchio (screenplay)

Ennio De Concini (screenplay collaboration)

Raymond Radiguet  novel (uncredited)

Produced by
Leo Pescarolo .... producer
Stéphane Sorlat .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
Carlo Crivelli 
 
Cinematography by
Giuseppe Lanci 
 
Film Editing by
Mirco Garrone 
 
Production Design by
Andrea Crisanti 
 
Costume Design by
Lina Nerli Taviani 
 
Makeup Department
Luciana Maria Costanzi .... hair stylist (as Luciana Costanzi)
Cesare Paciotti .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Angelo Barbagallo .... production manager
Stefano Bolzoni .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Marzio Casa .... first assistant director
Roberta Colombo .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Ferdinando Codognotto .... sculptures
Maria Cristina Pedri .... assistant production designer
 
Sound Department
Tonino Anastasi .... sound mixer
Luciano Anzellotti .... sound effects editor
Massimo Anzellotti .... sound effects editor
Liliana Drago .... dubbing assistant
Tullio Petricca .... boom operator
Marco Streccioni .... sound engineer
Alessandro Zanon .... sound mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Bruno Bruni .... still photographer
Fabio Conversi .... camera operator
Luigi Conversi .... first assistant camera
Fabio De Meis .... electrician
Riccardo Serravalli .... grip
Fabrizio Vicari .... assistant camera
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Giorgio Armani .... costumes: Maruschka Detmers
Maria Rita Barbera .... assistant costume designer
 
Editorial Department
Lucia Deidda .... assistant editor
Antonella Gazzola .... assistant editor
Antonella Macchi .... assistant editor
Rita Triunveri .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Fabiola Banzi .... production secretary
Anna Cesareni .... voice dubbing: Maruschka Detmers
Lucilla Clementelli .... continuity
Franco Penna .... production accountant
 
Thanks
Massimo Fagioli .... dedicatee
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Diavolo in corpo" - Italy (original title)
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Runtime:
114 min | Germany:110 min (cut) | Argentina:112 min (cut)
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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Trivia:
Controversial as the first major film in recent memory to feature a well-known, mainstream actress performing an unsimulated sex act on screen. Maruschka Detmers later expressed some regret at the scene because she said it overshadowed her other accomplishments.See more »
Quotes:
[repeated line]
Giulia:You're disgusting.
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Rewind This! (2013)See more »
Soundtrack:
Body On FireSee more »

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3 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Haunting dramatic image of a predatory female, 27 December 2004
Author: Joe Stephens (joe@rummelcreek.com) from United States

I really liked this movie, and went back to see it two times more within a week.

Ms. Detmers nailed the performance - she was like a hungry cat on the prowl, toying with her prey. She lashes out in rage and lust, taking a "too young" lover, and crashing hundreds of her terrorist fiancé's mother's pieces of fine china to the floor.

The film was full of beautiful touches. The Maserati, the wonderful wardrobe, the flower boxes along the rooftops. I particularly enjoyed the ancient Greek class and the recitation of 'Antigone'.

It had a feeling of 'Story of O' - that is, where people of means indulge in unrestrained sexual adventure. As she walks around the fantastic apartment in the buff, she is at ease - and why not, what is to restrain a "Devil in the Flesh"?

The whole movie is a real treat!

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