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Open My Heart (2002)
"Aprimi il cuore" (original title)

 |  Drama  |  30 April 2003 (Italy)
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Maria has worked as a prostitute since her mother died 15 years ago. Her younger sister Catarina is now a shy 17-year old, devoted to art and music, and the lover of her elder sibling, who ... See full summary »

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Caterina
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Maria
Claudio Botosso ...
Giovanni
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Customer
Tonino De Bernardi ...
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Andrea Fogli ...
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Luisa Merloni ...
Customer's Widow
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Giampiero Casaceli
Francesco Di Pace
Bice Gasparrini ...
Dance Teacher
Ciro Giorgini
Stefania Marchisio
Paulo Cesar Saraceni
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Maria has worked as a prostitute since her mother died 15 years ago. Her younger sister Catarina is now a shy 17-year old, devoted to art and music, and the lover of her elder sibling, who allows her to leave the apartment only to attend dance class. But when Catarina meets a man there, another forbidden love blossoms. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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Italian psycho-drama
2 June 2003 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

I just saw this at the New Italian Cinema festival at NY's Lincoln center. While the digitally shot film was not without interest, it really comes across as re-tread of Chabrol, particularly in the last third. However the young director/writer/star's work is impressive when you consider she made this film for about $5,000 US.


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