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The Warm Life (1964)
"La calda vita" (original title)

 |  Drama  |  1967 (USA)
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Attractive teenager Sergia usually hangs out with her older sister and her circle of mature friends. For a change, she is convinced by two teenage male friends to go for a beach vacation. ... See full summary »

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Halina Zalewska
Marcella Rovena
Daniele Vargas
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Attractive teenager Sergia usually hangs out with her older sister and her circle of mature friends. For a change, she is convinced by two teenage male friends to go for a beach vacation. Their main motive is to try to win her affection and get to sleep with her. Tragedy soon follows when the love triangle unravels. Written by fellini812

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Catherine Spaak's marriage with Fabrizio Capucci was already on the rocks at the time of filming. The couple split very publicly soon after. Sante Achilli was a cameraman on this film as well as her previous film La Noia (The Empty Canvas). He became Spaak's companion after the split. See more »

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A noticeable skin colored bikini bottom is seen on Catherine Spaak during the shark chasing scene. See more »

Quotes

Sergia: Everything's just like last night... except for you.
Guido: Today you said, "We are so happy here, the three of us on the island."
Guido: Does that mean there's one too many now?
Sergia: No.
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Referenced in The Naked Bunyip (1970) See more »

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I giorni azzuri
Written by Lunero and Calibi
Performed by C. Spaak
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A film seen in my teens, many years ago...
24 April 2013 | by (Santiago, Chile) – See all my reviews

I saw this film in a cinema, in the early sixties. It impacted me a lot because of the plot and the atmosphere. Truly loved it at the time and saw it at least three times.

Why? It's a story about teens and love. And naturally, being a teen at the time, it struck a strong cord. Since I wrote an essay at the time, I will have to dig it up, look at it around 50 years later and see if what I wrote at the time is still applicable.

I remember many scenes, the beautiful Catherine Spaak and also remember that this was one of my favorite films of the sixties.

So if you like sixties film that take place among enchanted islands on the Italian coast, you'll like: La Calda Vita...


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