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Libera, My Love (1975)

Libera, amore mio! (original title)
Director Mauro Bolognini inserts this story in Fascist Italy, with careful attention to details. The couple formed by Matteo Zannoni (Bruno Cirino) and Libera Valente (Cardinale) can't bear... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Claudia Cardinale ... Libera Valente
Bruno Cirino Bruno Cirino ... Matteo Zanoni
Adolfo Celi ... Felice Valente - Libera's father
Philippe Leroy ... Franco Testa
Luigi Diberti ... Ceccarelli, the taxi driver
Tullio Altamura Tullio Altamura ... Political Internee - afterwards CLN President
Rosalba Neri ... Wanda, wife of Testa
Eleonora Morana ... The Fascist Teacher
Rosita Pisano Rosita Pisano ... Matteo's Sister
Luigi Patriarca Luigi Patriarca ... Carlo - Libera's son, as a boy
Marco Lucantoni Marco Lucantoni ... Carlo - Libera's son, as a young man
M. Vittoria Virgili M. Vittoria Virgili ... Anna - Libera's daughter
Elisabetta Virgili Elisabetta Virgili ... Libera as a young woman / Anna - Libera's daughter, as a young woman
Bekim Fehmiu ... Sandro Poggi
Franco Balducci Franco Balducci ... The police Commissioner
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Storyline

Director Mauro Bolognini inserts this story in Fascist Italy, with careful attention to details. The couple formed by Matteo Zannoni (Bruno Cirino) and Libera Valente (Cardinale) can't bear fascism. They move constantly between cities, settling down in Modena, where Libera quickly collides with the fascist political commissar Franco Testa (Philippe Leroy). Libera has to suffer awful moments due to her attachment to the resistance, and to the political and sexual harassment from Testa. Written by Jorge

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

21 March 1975 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Modena, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

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Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)
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Italian censorship visa # 65998 delivered on 5-2-1975. See more »

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22 May 2018 | by jirihavrdaSee all my reviews

Great story, great cinema: plot, directing/acting, camera!, editing, music (Morricone). Yes, the fight for liberty does not ever stop (collaboration).


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