The formerly great Swiss hotel which Valentin's family owned when he was a boy has been emptied and is about to be torn down. He revisits the magical site's empty halls and ballrooms.

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Narrateur
Carlos Devesa ...
Valentin
Ingrid Caven ...
Lila
Dieter Meier ...
Max
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Prof. Malini
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Mlle Gabriel / Mlle Gabriel Old
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Mme. Studer
Maddalena Fellini ...
Grandma (as Maria Maddalena Fellini)
Maurice Garrel ...
Grandpa
Luísa Barbosa ...
Mena
Rosa Castro André ...
Silvia
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Hilde Ziegler ...
Mother
José Pedro Lisboa ...
Son
Béatrice Stoll ...
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The formerly great Swiss hotel which Valentin's family owned when he was a boy has been emptied and is about to be torn down. He revisits the magical site's empty halls and ballrooms.

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This excellent well directed film...
19 July 1999 | by (Montreal,Quebec) – See all my reviews

This excellent well directed film, with a magnificient cinematography, gave me the same feelings of the first view of Fellini's Strada. The script is really a masterpiece of the use of flashback, the direction of actors is wonderful. But most of all still the poetry that radiate from it.


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