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Les ailes de la colombe (1981)

A mature lady approaches a young actor and offers him a great amount of money to get acquainted with her lonely daughter, who suffers of an incurable illness. Eventually a true romance ... See full summary »

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A mature lady approaches a young actor and offers him a great amount of money to get acquainted with her lonely daughter, who suffers of an incurable illness. Eventually a true romance emerges, as mother has secret feelings for the man, while he truly falls in love with the daughter. After the expected death of the daughter, the man leaves in grief rejecting the money, and the mature woman stays in deep loneliness, trying to cope with a double loss.

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6 May 1981 (France)  »

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As Asas da Pomba  »

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Venice and love
10 April 2000 | by (Auckland, New Zealand) – See all my reviews

Venice has been filmed time and again but it is always enjoyable. City of love and melancholy, city of lust and beauty. "The wings of the dove" is as much about Venice as it is about the love story which underlines it... The movie could not have been made elsewhere...

Actors are all great actors and the outcome is therefore not as bad as the oblivion in which the movie fell.


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