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Le cercle des passions (1983)

An aristocratic Sicilian family living in the 1950s. Count Villafratti has sex one night with his nymphomaniac daughter because he thinks she is his wife.

Director:

Claude d'Anna

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Giuliano Gemma ... Anthony Tursi
Max von Sydow ... Carlo di Vilalfratti
Assumpta Serna ... Elisa di Villafratti
Marcel Bozzuffi ... Turiddu Zangara
Françoise Fabian ... Renata Strauss
Ofelia Angélica ... Rosaria Croce
José Manuel Cervino ... Meneur
Federico Pacifici ... Silvio Croce
Dora Calindri Dora Calindri ... Lucia
Raúl Fraire ... D'Amico (as Raúl Freire)
João José Andrade João José Andrade
Jean d'Anna Jean d'Anna
Francisco Baião Francisco Baião
Rita Blanco
Amílcar Botica Amílcar Botica
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An aristocratic Sicilian family living in the 1950s. Count Villafratti has sex one night with his nymphomaniac daughter because he thinks she is his wife, and his wife, who is an operatic diva, hears of this just before she goes on stage. Later on, she commits suicide over the heinous act. In the meantime, their plantation workers are on strike, the communists and Mafiosos are fighting -- and the family's whole inner story is reflected in this outer turmoil.

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Music by Giuseppe Verdi
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Country:

France | Italy | Spain

Language:

French

Release Date:

6 July 1983 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Circle of Passions See more »

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