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That was possibly the worst movie i have ever seen. films with gay and lesbian characters can do extremely well at the box-office, so director ozpetek tried to shock moviegoers with this "mysterious and sensational" movie at the cryptic and (do not know why) dark and decadent world of naples. this supposedly noir-erotic drama generated in me nothing but annoyance: napoli velata, promised steamy situations thanks to its title but plot only delivered boredom and predictability. what also makes this badly watchable is that ozpetek shoots every scene on a weird angle, so many actors were really, really ugly. it's impossible not to be somehow grossed out and a little bit puzzled that ozpetek tried to fulfill this ambition with an inexistent plot, static characters (I thought they had dark side... but they're just vulgar, sloppy, embarrassing) and ugly, coarse and melodramatic actors. i think that his view about naples is completely wrong and ultimately injurious.
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