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In a Naples suspended between magic and superstition, madness and rationality, a mystery envelops the existence of Adriana, overwhelmed by a sudden love and a violent crime.

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Ferzan Ozpetek
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Credited cast:
Giovanna Mezzogiorno ... Adriana
Alessandro Borghi ... Andrea / Luca
Anna Bonaiuto ... Adele
Peppe Barra Peppe Barra ... Pasquale
Biagio Forestieri Biagio Forestieri ... Antonio
Luisa Ranieri ... Catena
Maria Pia Calzone ... Rosaria
Carmine Recano Carmine Recano ... Domenico
Lina Sastri Lina Sastri ... Ludovica
Isabella Ferrari ... Valeria
Loredana Cannata Loredana Cannata ... Liliana
Angela Pagano Angela Pagano
Maria Luisa Santella
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Antonio Braucci Antonio Braucci ... Salvatore
Rosaria D'Urso Rosaria D'Urso ... Suora
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In a Naples suspended between magic and superstition, madness and rationality, a mystery envelops the existence of Adriana, overwhelmed by a sudden love and a violent crime.

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Drama | Mystery | Romance

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

28 December 2017 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Das Geheimnis von Neapel See more »

Filming Locations:

Naples, Campania, Italy

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€1,560,503 (Italy), 31 December 2017, Limited Release
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If you're willing to suspend your disbelief for a moment, you'll love this film
30 August 2018 | by activateyourdnaSee all my reviews

In theatre, they call it "suspending disbelief". That is an art of the audience of which many Americans have lost their talent. The Europeans, less so. If you are willing to suspend your disbelief; to play in the world of possibility, of love, of romance, of momentary insanity, and redemptive goodness, then this film is for you.

No, it doesn't hand you the answers on a silver platter, but what fun is knowing the certainty when the unknown, the mystery, is so rich in possibility?

For those willing and able to play, to be compassionate to, in brief, be a little more European, this film will please you in every aspect of the word.


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