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The Wastrel (1961)

Il relitto (original title)
A wealthy and self-serving man, sets out on a perilous ocean voyage with his son. An unexpected incident with the vessel causes him to reflect on his not so perfect life.

Director:

Michael Cacoyannis
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ellie Lambeti ... Liana
Van Heflin ... Duncan Bell
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Franco Fabrizi ... Rudi Veronese
Fosco Giachetti ... Hugh Hardy
Annie Gorassini ... Un' inviata alla festa
Clelia Matania ... Betsy
Renata Mauro Renata Mauro
Tiberio Mitri Tiberio Mitri ... Macriff
Paul Muller
Rosalba Neri ... La ragazza nel night club 'Le Colonne'
Aldo Pini Aldo Pini ... Doc
Michael Stellman Michael Stellman ... Bell's Son
Anna Maria Surdo Anna Maria Surdo
Francesco Tensi Francesco Tensi ... Il governatore
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Storyline

Duncan Bell (Van Heflin) is a wealthy man who sets out to sail around the globe with his son. Traveling in Bell's yacht, the two ambitious sailors face a perilous situation when an accident causes the boat to explode, throwing them both into the sea, with only debris to keep them afloat. While they drift on the ocean, Bell thinks back on his troubled life, particularly on how his alcohol problem has damaged his relationship with his wife, Liana (Ellie Lambeti). Written by happipuppi13

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Two people submerged in an ocean of love and hate! See more »

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Country:

Italy | Cyprus

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 February 1961 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

The Wastrel See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Lux Film,Tiberia Film See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono
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Italian censorship visa # 34002 delivered on 7-2-1961. See more »

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