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Storia di Piera (1983)

This erotic drama about the incestuous relationship of a mother and daughter is based on the autobiography of Italian theater actress Piera Degli Esposti.

Director:

Marco Ferreri

Writers:

Piera Degli Esposti (book), Dacia Maraini (book) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Isabelle Huppert ... Piera / Daughter
Hanna Schygulla ... Eugenia / Mother
Marcello Mastroianni ... Lorenzo / Father
Angelo Infanti Angelo Infanti ... Tito / Giasone / actor playing Jason
Tanya Lopert Tanya Lopert ... Elide / Family friend
Bettina Grühn ... Piera / bambina / Teen
Renato Cecchetto Renato Cecchetto
Maurizio Donadoni Maurizio Donadoni ... Massimo
Aïché Nana Aïché Nana ... La veggente / Midwife (as Aiché Nanà)
Girolamo Marzano Girolamo Marzano
Lidia Montanari Lidia Montanari ... Centomila Lire
Laura Trotter ... Giovane levatrice / young midwife
Marina Zanchi Marina Zanchi
Lina Bernardi
Elisabetta Ambrosini Elisabetta Ambrosini
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This erotic drama about the incestuous relationship of a mother and daughter is based on the autobiography of Italian theater actress Piera Degli Esposti.

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Biography | Drama

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Country:

Italy | France | West Germany

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

2 February 1983 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Historia de Piera See more »

Filming Locations:

Latina, Lazio, Italy See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)
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Did You Know?

Soundtracks

Mi corazon
Composed by Pierino Codevilla
Performed by Renato Angiolini
Courtesy of Suvini-Zerboni
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Total Complete Absolute Disaster
21 February 2002 | by Jep_GambardellaSee all my reviews

Piera's story is that of a young girl whose sexual awakening is not only tolerated but actively encouraged by her parents, with whom she seems to have some kind of an incestuous relationship. The disturbing subject matter is not what is wrong with this film, though. This is a film with loose scenes, no discernible plot, secondary characters that appear and disappear at random, nonsensical dialogue... Hey, if you want to challenge our morals by showing mother and daughter kissing naked on the beach that's fine, but try to do it in a way that is watchable. I will never forgive myself for not following my impulse of leaving after 15 minutes.


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