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Nothing - not her father, not the church - can stop unruly Angela from being with her childhood best friend turned great love, Sara. Based on a true story, Viola di mare, presents a ... See full summary »

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Nothing - not her father, not the church - can stop unruly Angela from being with her childhood best friend turned great love, Sara. Based on a true story, Viola di mare, presents a uniquely engaging portrait of family, community and gender roles in a 19th century Italian village. Written by Outfest Film Festival

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Viola di mare
29 December 2014 | by (hyderabad, India) – See all my reviews

When societal norms are disputed and obstacles are prevalent, what determines the success of your love? Is it the tooth and nail battle against the world and its people or the helpless surrender to luck? This portrayal of two women in love takes you on a journey through childhood affection, blossoming of romance, institutional perils and delivers the two lovers of this story to the mysterious hands of fate. The small volcanic island of 19th century Italy conceives and begets the blooming of the difficult love story of Angela and Sara, leaving the viewers believing that love, like energy, only changes forms....and is neither created nor destroyed. The gender-bending manifestation of true affection and dedication portrayed by the movie is unprecedented.


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