Stuck in a dysfunctional and suffocating marriage, the middle-aged landscape architect, Giulio, has a chance encounter with the fresh and alluring Florentine student, Francesca. The physical attraction between the two strangers is as fascinating as it is irresistible--Giulio feels how it is to be loved and be young again; Francesca yearns for a meaningful relationship, and to experience the safety of true love. As a result, more and more, Giulio feels the insurmountable need to see the young seductress again and again, despite Francesca's connection to an old flare. Could Giulio, indeed, be Francesca's missing father?
The story of an impossible love.
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: the homeless man begging for a cigarette while Giulio is trying to make a phone call. See more
Do you realize how much older I am than you? I have a wife, a daughter, and there are so many other obstacles.
Oh, you don't have to marry me!
You've some sense of humor! A love affair at your age is very beautiful. However, at my age...
Lyrics by Michael Fraser See more
14 September 1978 (Italy)
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Stay as You Are
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