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La ragazza di nome Giulio (1970)

Teen girl Jules must deal with her budding sexuality, and the fact that some men and women want her adds to her confusion.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Jules
Gianni Macchia ... Franco
Esmeralda Ruspoli ... Laura, madre di Jules
Tonino Valerii
Maurizio Degli Esposti ... Lorenzo
... Luciano
Livio Barbo ... Amerigo
Roberto Chevalier ... Camillo
Raúl Martínez
Riccardo Garrone ... Carvalli
Nino Nini
... Confessore
Ivano Staccioli ... Professore di filosofia
Claudio Trionfi
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A girl who, in memory of her father, carries his male name, Giulio (Silvia Dionisio), lives in Venice with her mother ( Esmeralda Ruspoli), a rich, fat, incommensurable woman. As an adolescent, she had a lesbian experience with their housekeeper Lia (Anna Moffo), who also taught her to hate men, to be considered animal-like beings, from which a woman can not be hurt. Over the years she manages to escape that bond morbid and becomes engaged to college student Lorenzo (Maurizio Degli Esposti), who was raised by a beautiful but corrupt governor and was too shy to touch her, but promised fidelity and security. However she wants to try to have a sexual relationship with a man before marriage. Written by lament

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The film was initially refused a UK cinema certificate in 1971 before being passed uncut 4 years later. See more »

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Valerii in sombre mood.

After his Western triumphs, Valerii stepped out of the shadow of Sergio Leone with this distinctly Bergmanesque sexual melodrama.Dionisio is perfect in the title role and this remains her best film, Valerii turns up along the way too. Just when the film hits a period of auto pilot John Steiner turns up in the final reel for a climax that is quite unforgettable. A bit difficult to trace but well worth the effort.


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