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A Scandalous Journey (2002)

Un viaggio chiamato amore (original title)
Not Rated | | Biography, Drama, Romance | 6 September 2002 (Italy)
The life and scandalous loves of early 20th century poet Sibilla Aleramo.

Director:

Michele Placido

Writers:

Sibilla Aleramo (letters), Dino Campana (letters) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Laura Morante ... Sibilla Aleramo
Stefano Accorsi ... Dino Campana
Alessandro Haber Alessandro Haber ... Andrea
Galatea Ranzi ... Leonetta
Diego Ribon Diego Ribon ... Emilio
Katy Louise Saunders ... Young Sibilla
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dario Bandiera Dario Bandiera ... Ulderico
Vincenzo Maurizio Battista Vincenzo Maurizio Battista ... Cameriere (as Maurizio Battista)
Consuelo Ciatti Consuelo Ciatti ... Madre di Rina
Emiliano Coltorti Emiliano Coltorti ... Sebastiano
Andrea Coppola Andrea Coppola ... Padre di Rina
Vittorio Franceschi Vittorio Franceschi ... Giovanni Campana
Michele Melega Michele Melega ... Giovanni Papini
Marit Nissen ... Karin
Teresa Ricci Teresa Ricci ... Fanny Campana
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The life and scandalous loves of early 20th century poet Sibilla Aleramo.

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

6 September 2002 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

A Scandalous Journey See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$6,687,968
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Licia Maglietta was approached to play the role of Sibilla Aleramo. See more »

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Sum of this film better than whole
7 December 2004 | by opusv5See all my reviews

I saw this film last night. The scene's involving Sibilla Alaramo's youth were the best: her mother's madness and the brutal rape she was forced to endure at the hands of her future husband. Sibilla was, in Italy, a controversial novelist who challenged the paternalism of her day. That she had sexual relations with men other than her husband is something that Dino Campana cannot really forgive her for. His madness, though real, comes across as a bit self-indulgent. She seems the stronger, more depthful person: in love with a talented madman; having to survive as an independent women when this idea was frowned upon (it still is, to some extent).


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