This is a story of love and lust shaded with overtones of incest and lesbianism. Livia is a woman trying to regain the affections of her husband Alberto, whose journalism career takes him ... See full summary »
Luca Manzi is a fourteen year old boy while the Northern Italy Republic of Salò is governed by the Fascists. Luca becomes a partisan but after the end of the war he is disappointed because ... See full summary »
Teresa Ann Savoy
In 1940s Venice, after twenty years of marriage, a Professor and his younger wife witness the passion wane. Now, all that remains is to confess the rousing thoughts to an elaborate diary hoping to break free from ties and inhibitions.
D'Annunzio is in Rome, father, husband and bored with the prospect of another child on the way. Candidly megalomaniac and penniless, with no apparent effort goes from city to city: ... See full summary »
Edoardo meets and immediately falls in love for Edith. They soon decide to marry. During the wedding Edoardo knows Anna, Edith's best friend and wife of her brother. This last is a fake ... See full summary »
The daughter of a prostitute who could not maintain it, Desideria was sold to the rich bourgeois Viola who has given her a good education but little affection. When she discovers that Viola... See full summary »
The fifteen year-old Maria "Mimmina" Luiza leaves the boarding school in Genève to stay in the Bechten Hotel nursing her father, the widower writer Guido, who is paralyzed by rheumatism. ... See full summary »
Dalila Di Lazzaro,
This story is set in Ivrea, where the "Carnival" is all about rival groups fighting each other with oranges. A former resident who has come to "help out" his friends meets a woman and their mutual attraction draws them into a passionate affair. We begin to wish that their love will last beyond their stay but of course it all depends on what they decide ... Stefania Sandrelli is not the usual Bardot look alike: she is generously proportioned and unafraid to show feelings as well as her body. Her film partner shows his desperation and confusion as he tries to understand what they feel for each other. I don't know if there is an English version of the film, but the dialogue is worth listening to and thinking about: anyone watching it just for some nudity will miss a lot. Altogether a film which deserves a lot more attention than it has received.
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