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The Nymph (1996)
"Ninfa plebea" (original title)

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In the World War II, in a small Italian village, Nunziata is an easy woman married with the cuckold tailor Gioacchino. Her teenage daughter Miluzza teases men with her clothes and gets men ... See full summary »

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Nunziata
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Pietro
Lucia Cara ...
Miluzza
Lorenzo Crespi
Luisa Amatucci
Giuditta Del Vecchio
Pepe Da Rosa ...
Don Peppe
Rino Marcelli ...
Nonno Rafele
Massimo Bellinzoni
Ennio Coltorti ...
Gioacchino
Isa Danieli ...
Gesummina
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Rosanella / margherita
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In the World War II, in a small Italian village, Nunziata is an easy woman married with the cuckold tailor Gioacchino. Her teenage daughter Miluzza teases men with her clothes and gets men to lust after her. One day, Nunziata dies while having intercourse with an Italian Corporal at home, and Miluzza finds a job in the factory of the wealthy Don Peppe that rapes her. When Miluzza returns home, she learns that Gioacchino has died in the afternoon. Soon there are rumors that Miluzza had an affair with Don Peppe, but her grandfather protects her. Then Miluzza's village is bombed, her grandpa dies and she moves to another town to live with a friend. When she finds the Italian soldier Pietro wounded in the leg in her house, Miluzza saves his life and helps him to return to his family. Pietro proposes to marry her, but her mother wants to prove that Miluzza is virgin before blessing the marriage of her son. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Wonderful, character driven film. You care so much for "Miluzza"
8 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I began viewing this with trepidation as I'd read a review previously and it sounded if would be a doom and gloom sort of film from beginning to end. While there were dark moments which resulted from the natural course of events during the film, I found the characters to be rich and enjoyable and ones you could really care for. Lucia Cara who played Miluzza was a delight and one could easily fall in love with her and her character. She's a beauty who sparkles. In fact, she IS the film as far as I'm concerned. Apparently she has been in only one other film which I have not yet seen but hopefully there will be many more future films with her in them.


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