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The Naked Sun (1984)
"Sole nudo" (original title)

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Luca Adami lives in Rome and he is in financial straits. He decides therefore to turn to his old friend De Bernardi who fled to Rio de Janeiro to escape jail. He arranges to meet him in Rio... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
David Brandon ...
Luca Adami
Tânia Alves ...
Regina (as Tania Alves)
Paolo Bonacelli ...
Il cameriere
Carlos de Carvalho ...
Il direttore
Girolamo Marzano ...
Fabio
Antonio Maimone ...
Giovanni
Dennis De Carvalho ...
De Bernardi
Eliana Araujo ...
La mulatta
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bebeto Alves
Ronaldo Canto e Melo
Isaura De Assis
Miguel Falabella
José Zaqueu
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Luca Adami lives in Rome and he is in financial straits. He decides therefore to turn to his old friend De Bernardi who fled to Rio de Janeiro to escape jail. He arranges to meet him in Rio, but once in Rio, De Bernardi's secretary inform him of the impossibility of the meeting. Luca arranges for a room in a hotel where first he finds a gun, second the waiter seems a philosopher and third he receives a visitor, a girl saying she very curious about him... Written by Baldinotto da Pistoia

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THE NAKED SUN (Tonino Cervi, 1984) **
19 February 2010 | by (Naxxar, Malta) – See all my reviews

The career of Tonino Cervi took him from producing the films of Bertoclucci, Fellini and Antonioni to penning nunsploitation fare to making his own genre outings (from Spaghetti Westerns to Gothic horror to saucy comedies); the film under review is easily the least of his works that I have watched so far. A cross between BLACK ORPHEUS (1958; an overrated 'classic' I was never too fond of in the first place) and the Broadway musical A CHORUS LINE, this would-be existentialist piece of erotica with fantasy elements is an indigestible brew that pits a young Roman businessman (David Brandon) on the verge of bankruptcy who goes to Rio in search of finance and eventually gets sucked into (obviously enough) the Carnival festivities and the allures of the current singing sensation (Tania Alves). The latter is a sort of angelic presence (with a dancing shaman for a mother no less!) who gives her body freely to virtually everyone who needs it – from her besotted theatrical director (who we are told grew up with her), casual acquaintances in Brazilian night-spots and, naturally, our unsympathetic hero. Alternating between unintentionally amusing bouts of steamy sex, interminable musical numbers and even philosophical discussions between Brandon and his equally stranded Italian waiter (Paolo Bonacelli), the film's limited appeal lies squarely in the frequently naked form of Miss Alves...who, incongruously enough (given her 'mission' in life), gets to make up with Brandon on a beach at sunset – after one too many screaming match – for the finale!


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