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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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Catherine Spaak ...
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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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1967 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Das Luder  »

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2.35 : 1
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The plane Sergia takes at the end of the film is a Vickers 785D Viscount (chassis number 379). It was owned by Alitalia under registration number I-LIRP at the time of filming. The plane was later sold to Somali Airlines under new registration number 6O-AAJ. It crashed and caught fire on approach to Mogadishu International Airport in Somalia on May 6, 1970. The nosewheel collapsed in a heavy landing and the aircraft was burnt out. Five of the 30 people on board were killed. See more »


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


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 »


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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