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La calda vita (1964)

| Drama | 1967 (USA)
Attractive teenager Sergia usually hangs out with her older sister and her circle of mature friends. For a change, she is convinced by two teenage male friends to go for a beach vacation. ... See full summary »

Director:

Florestano Vancini

Writers:

Pier Antonio Quarantotti Gambini (novel) (as P.A. Quarantotti Gambini), Marcello Fondato (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Catherine Spaak ... Sergia
Fabrizio Capucci Fabrizio Capucci ... Max
Jacques Perrin ... Fredi
Gabriele Ferzetti ... Guido
Halina Zalewska
Marcella Rovena Marcella Rovena
Daniele Vargas
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Storyline

Attractive teenager Sergia usually hangs out with her older sister and her circle of mature friends. For a change, she is convinced by two teenage male friends to go for a beach vacation. Their main motive is to try to win her affection and get to sleep with her. Tragedy soon follows when the love triangle unravels. Written by fellini812

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Country:

Italy | France

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

1967 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La vida caliente See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Jolly Film,Les Films Agiman See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Catherine Spaak's marriage with Fabrizio Capucci was already on the rocks at the time of filming. The couple split very publicly soon after. Sante Achilli was a cameraman on this film as well as her previous film La Noia (The Empty Canvas). He became Spaak's companion after the split. See more »

Goofs

Sergia's father leaves in a blue Fiat 1300 after her sister's wedding. The same blue Fiat is seen again at the airport scene. See more »

Quotes

Sergia: Everything's just like last night... except for you.
Guido: Today you said, "We are so happy here, the three of us on the island."
Guido: Does that mean there's one too many now?
Sergia: No.
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Connections

Referenced in The Naked Bunyip (1970) See more »

Soundtracks

I giorni azzuri
Written by Lunero and Calibi
Performed by C. Spaak
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A film seen in my teens, many years ago...
24 April 2013 | by roman-15See all my reviews

I saw this film in a cinema, in the early sixties. It impacted me a lot because of the plot and the atmosphere. Truly loved it at the time and saw it at least three times.

Why? It's a story about teens and love. And naturally, being a teen at the time, it struck a strong cord. Since I wrote an essay at the time, I will have to dig it up, look at it around 50 years later and see if what I wrote at the time is still applicable.

I remember many scenes, the beautiful Catherine Spaak and also remember that this was one of my favorite films of the sixties.

So if you like sixties film that take place among enchanted islands on the Italian coast, you'll like: La Calda Vita...


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