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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

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 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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Drama | Romance

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Language:

Italian

Release Date:

15 May 1990 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Night Sun See more »

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Filmtre,Sara Films,Interpool See more »
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Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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study of miracles
11 May 2003 | by ay9aSee all my reviews

Beautiful, spiritual and thought provoking film about a heart-broken man who decides to seclude himself in a mountain. I consider it the best by the directors. It might make you think of how the "miracle" is conceived in our mind from witnessing a super-human power of will, and how the legend of a saint may arise.


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