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Il sole nero (2007)

After learning the identity of the man who killed her husband, a young widow struggles with whether to forgive the killer or avenge her husband's death.

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Agata / Wife
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Salvo / Drug addict
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Manfredi / Husband
Victoria Zinny ...
Filippa / Agata's mother
Mariella Lo Sardo ...
Porzia / Maid (as Mariella Losardo)
Toni Bertorelli ...
Ispettore / Inspector
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Fratello di Salvo / Salvo's brother of
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Spacciatore / drug dealer
Susanna Capri ...
Dottore / The doctor
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1° Poliziotto / 1st Policeman (as Valter D'Errico)
Francesco Di Lorenzo ...
2° Poliziotto / 2nd Policeman
Vittorio Di Paola ...
Armaiolo
Rocco Familiari ...
Prete / Priest
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Anatomopatologo / pathologist
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Based on the drama by Rocco Familiari, Black Sun is rooted in the facts of an event that transpired two decades ago. Agata and Manfredi is a young couple in Catania, deeply in love and growing happier as time goes by. When Manfredi is shot and killed, Agata emerges from her shock with a desire for vengeance. Once she identifies the murderer herself, she methodically seduces him in order to exact a confession. Zanussi's film centers on a woman who, like many Sicilians, is inherently distrustful of a justice system that veers toward leniency and inaction. Almost philosophical in tone and rich in symbolism, the film is universal with its idealistic romance and vows of "forever" while being simultaneously singular. Valeria Golino as Agata turns in a performance that conveys the hope and drive of a woman on a path towards tragedy. Written by AnonymousB

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promise
11 December 2013 | by See all my reviews

about love. revenge. all in skin of form of poem. and a labyrinth - story. a Zanussi. and that is the mark who define it in a complete manner. but it is a broken story. many directions. confuse solutions, an exercise without result. the ambition is obvious - create a beautiful movie. but the script, the acting, the sketches of characters, the images gives only foundation for a smoke house. the story is a mix between fairy tale Luchino Visconti traces and Latino drama. the basic problem - it is not really convincing. the desire to say all gives only fragments of speech. the best thing remains the atmosphere. but it is only a small compensation. a film who begins with too many expectations and remains only a promise.


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