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Night Sun (1990)

Il sole anche di notte (original title)
Unrated | | Drama, Romance | 15 May 1990 (Italy)
Young nobleman Baron Sergio Giuramondo, after discovering that his bride-to-be was the king's mistress, leaves Naples in disgust to become a monk. But his quest for perfect solitude is ... See full summary »

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Vittorio Taviani (screenplay), Paolo Taviani (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Julian Sands ... Sergio Giuramondo
Charlotte Gainsbourg ... Matilda
Massimo Bonetti Massimo Bonetti ... Prince Santobuono
Margarita Lozano ... Sergio's Mother
Patricia Millardet ... Aurelia
Rüdiger Vogler ... King Charles
Pamela Villoresi Pamela Villoresi ... Giuseppina Giuramondo
Geppy Gleijeses Geppy Gleijeses ... Bishop
Sonia Gessner Sonia Gessner ... Duchess Del Carpio
Tony Sperandeo Tony Sperandeo ... Gesuino (as Gaetano Sperandeo)
Matilde Piana Matilde Piana ... Peasant Woman
Vittorio Capotorto Vittorio Capotorto ... Matilda's Father
Riccardo Parisio Perrotti Riccardo Parisio Perrotti ... Duke Del Carpio (as Riccardo Parrisio Perrotti)
Salvatore Rossi Salvatore Rossi ... Eugenio
Teresa Brescianini Teresa Brescianini ... Concetta
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Young nobleman Baron Sergio Giuramondo, after discovering that his bride-to-be was the king's mistress, leaves Naples in disgust to become a monk. But his quest for perfect solitude is constantly interrupted by visitors hearing rumours that Sergio possesses miraculous powers, and by women who bet each other that they can successfully seduce him... Written by Michael Brooke <michael@everyman.demon.co.uk>

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a lyric film
16 June 2005 | by MazzenoSee all my reviews

great film. it is based on Tolstoy's novel, but when I first saw it I did not know that. I just felt there was something from Russia, maybe the enthusiasm under silence. Sergio, a nobleman with strong self-respect and vanity, found his fiancée used to be a mistress of his duke, he felt deeply hurt and betrayed, and he became a friar. after many years, he was known as a sage, but all faded out when a innocent girl was taken to him. though a Italian film, but the directors express in the most appropriate way the thought of religion and life. They added details like the pear tree at the intersection, applied to the hero's feeling and very lyric. I also very appreciate the scene when Sergio knew the truth of his fiancée, nothing was told, the hero just saw her stood in dark. nothing need to be told.


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